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USA
New York
Date: May 20, 2017
Event: 36. Geleneksel Türk Kültür Etkinlikleri ve Türk Günü Yürüyüşü
Place: New York, Madison Avenue ve 53. st. New York
Contact: tadfdirector@gmail.com
Information: https://www.facebook.com/tadf.us/posts/910306355776390

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: May 08, 2017
Symposium: Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol will participate in the “Chanting the Word of God” symposium and will give a concert with his group Dünya after the symposium.
Place: Northeastern University
Information: https://web.northeastern.edu/chant/
Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York
Date: May 01 - 05, 2017
Exhibition: “Stone Sounds: 4,000 Years at Sinop Kale” Sinop Festivali 2017
Place: The Explorer's Club, 46 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021
Information: https://explorers.org/events/detail/sinop_festivali_2017
This event is supported by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Northern Virginia - McLean
Date: April 30, 2017
Event: 23 Nisan Children's Day Event
Place: Chesterbrook Elementary School, 1753 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA 22101
Information: http://www.atadc.org/Events.aspx?dhpId=1184

Florida - Naples
Date: April 26, 2017
Concert: Pianist Gulsin Onay Concert at the 6th Annual Stay in May Festival
Place: 6th Annual Stay in May Festival
Information: http://www.gulsinonay.com/newsite/main-en.php

New York
Date: April 23, 2017
Concert: Neotolia CD Release Concerts by Nazan Nihal & Utar Artun and New Music Video
Place: Drom NYC
Information: http://www.dromnyc.com/events/6659/neotolian-song-album-release-concert?utm_source=Neot...

Rhode Island - Providence
Date: April 23, 2017
Festival: TACSRI’s April 23rd Children's Festival
Place: Brown University Graduate Lounge, 95 Thayer Street, Providence, RI
Information: www.tacsri.org
www.facebook.com/TACSRI

Washington D.C.
Date: April 23, 2017
Festival: 23 April 2017 Children's and Sovereignty Day and Turkish American Peace & Solidarity Walk
Place: West Potomac Park, Washington DC
Information: https://www.facebook.com/tasc.steeringcomittee/

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: April 22, 2017
Concert: Neotolia CD Release Concerts by Nazan Nihal & Utar Artun and New Music Video at 16th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival
Place: Goethe Institut Boston
Information: http://www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org/2017Festival/concerts/neotolia.html?utm_source...

Washington - Seattle
Date: April 15 - 16, 2017
Festival: International Children’s Friendship Festival (ICFF)
Place: Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison St, Seattle, Washington 98109
Information: http://childrensfest.tacawa.org/about-us/

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: April 14 - 16, 2017
Conference: Suraiya Faroqhi participates as a discussant at the conference on “Recent Perspectives of Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World.”
Place: Yale University
Information: http://cmes.macmillan.yale.edu/event/magic-and-occult-islam-and-beyond
Suraiya Faroqhi is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: April 14 - 16, 2017
Conference: Dr. Özgen Felek presents on “Display of Manhood, Masculinity, and Gender Identity in the 1582 Surname” at the conference on “Recent Perspectives of Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World,” which she also co-organized.
Place: Yale University
Information: http://cmes.macmillan.yale.edu/event/magic-and-occult-islam-and-beyond
Dr. Özgen Felek is a recipient of the 2008 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

North Carolina - Cary
Date: April 09, 2017
Festival: 9th Annual Nazım Hikmet Poetry Festival
Place: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513
Information: http://www.nazimhikmetpoetryfestival.org/index.php?id=3

New York
Date: March 29 - April 30, 2017
Exhibition: "Neochronophobiq" by Emre Hüner
Place: Protocinema 43 Essex Street, New York
Information: http://www.protocinema.org/index.php?lang=en
Emre Hüner is a TCF grantee.

Texas - Houston
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Conference: ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference
Place: Houston, Texas
Information: http://www.ataa.org/

Texas - Austin
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Participation: Suraiya Faroqhi is participating as a keynote speaker at the "Rethinking Late Ottoman Civilization Symposium."
Place: The College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin
Information: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/mes/events/conferences/late-ottoman-civilization/index.php
Suraiya Faroqhi is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Texas - Austin
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Participation: “Taken Hostage in Ottoman Lands: Imperial State Responses to Miss Stone Affair, American Missionaries, and Public Disorder” by Emrah Şahin at the "Rethinking Late Ottoman Civilization Symposium."
Place: The College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin
Information: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/mes/events/conferences/late-ottoman-civilization/index.php
Emrah Şahin is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: March 16 - April 23, 2017
Festival: 16th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival
Information: http://www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org/index.html

Texas - Denton
Date: March 10 - April 08, 2017
Exhibition: James Thurman participates in “Collaborate4”, an exhibition by four artists from three continents.
Place: UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts/UNT on the Square
Information: https://untonthesquare.unt.edu/collaborate4
James Thurman is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

SWITZERLAND
Zurich
Date: May 28, 2017
Concert: Solo concert by Anıl Eraslan
Place: Wunderkammer-Glattpark, Zurich, Switzerland
Information: https://wunderkammer-glattpark.ch/wunderkammer/
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Zurich
Date: May 26, 2017
Concert: Concert by Anıl Eraslan & Kemik Trio trio with Yuko Oshima & Frantz Loriot
Place: WIM, Zurich,Switzerland
Information: http://www.wimmusic.ch/programm/
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

UAE
Sharjah
Date: March 04 - 24, 2017
Workshop: "Walking as Learning to See" by Roberley Bell
Place: American University of Sharjah School of Architecture
Information: https://www.aus.edu/info/200170/college_of_architecture_art_and_design
Roberley Bell is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

THE NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam
Date: April 19, 2017
Concert: Classical Turkish Music Sessions with Çiğdem Okuyucu (vocals) & Mehmet Polat (ud)
Place: Mixtree
Information: http://www.mixtree.org/mt/events.php
http://mehmetpolat.net/#cds
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Deventer
Date: April 16, 2017
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio CD release concert
Place: De Fermerie
Information: http://www.fermerie.nl/
http://mehmetpolat.net/#cds
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: March 10 - April 07, 2017
Exhibition: "Sudden Stop" Exhibition by Fraser Stewart & Özgür Demirci
Place: Corridor Project Space
Information: http://www.corridorprojectspace.com/
Özgür Demirci is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

CHINA
Ningbo
Date: April 15 - 20, 2017
Conference: Gülfidan Özmen participats in the 1st International Glass Conference and her artworks will be on exhibit in the collection of the city.
Place: Ningbo, China
Information: http://gulfidanozmen.com/
Gülfidan Özmen is a recipient of the 2013 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

FRANCE
Paris
Date: May 03 - 08, 2017
Exhibition: Swiss Ceramics will represent İpek Kotan's works at the “Revelations - International Fine Craft and Creation Biennial”.
Place: Grand Palais, Paris France
Information: https://www.revelations-grandpalais.com/en/
İpek Kotan is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Saint-Claude
Date: April 08, 2017
Concert: “cello-FRITRIP-drums” by Anıl Eraslan and Eric Groleau.
Place: La Fraternelle, 12 rue de la Poyat 39200, Saint-Claude
Information: http://www.maisondupeuple.fr/?p=30184#more-30184
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Saint-Claude
Date: April 03 - 07, 2017
Workshop: “Workshops on Turkish Music & Improvisation” by Anıl Eraslan. Place: Conservatoire de Saint Claude
Place: Conservatoire de Saint Claude
Information: http://www.maisondupeuple.fr/rubrique/rendez-vous-du-mois/
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

GERMANY
Bonn
Date: May 22, 2017
Concert: Hakan Ulus will participate in “250 Piano Pieces for Beethoven - International Composition project by Susanne Kessel “ and will give a “World Premiere of Alaq II (2017)” concert
Place: Haus der Luft - und Raumfahrt
Information: http://250-piano-pieces-for-beethoven.com/en/composers/hakan-ulus/
Hakan Ulus is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Gottingen
Date: May 12, 2017
Concert: Gulsin Onay will play A.A. Saygun's 1st piano concerto with Gottinger Symphonie Orchester under Kevin Griffiths
Place: Stadthalle Göttingen
Information: http://www.gulsinonay.com/newsite/main-en.php

Berlin
Date: May 04, 2017
Concert: Hakan Ulus will give a presentation on his music as a fellow of the Berlin Stipendiary, Academy of Arts.
Place: Academy of Arts Berlin
Information: http://www.hakanulus.de/en
Hakan Ulus is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Freising
Date: February 20 - April 17, 2017
Group Exhibition: "AUFTAKT Rhythm Section" by 17 artists including Esra Sağlık
Place: European House of Art Upper Bavaria - Schafhof
Information: http://www.european-house-of-art.qxd8.com/exhibit.html
Esra Sağlık is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

ITALY
Bolzano
Date: April 18, 2017
Seminar: Hazal Gümüş Çiftci presents on "Traditional Pottery and its Contemporary Reflections in Turkey" for the Digital Modelling course.
Place: Faculty of Design and Art at Free University Bozen-Bolzano
Information: https://www.unibz.it/en/faculties/design-art/
Hazal Gümüş Çiftci is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Rome
Date: April 12 - 14, 2017
Conference: Hazal Gümüş Çiftci presents her paper on "Design for Grassroots Production in Eastern Turkey through the Revival of Traditional Handicrafts" at EAD 12- Design for Next Conference.
Place: Faculty of Architecture in Valle Giulia
Information: http://www.designfornext.org/index.html
Hazal Gümüş Çiftci is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

TURKEY
Istanbul
Date: July 04 - 20, 2017
Festival: 24th Istanbul Jazz Festival!
Information: http://caz.iksv.org/en/program

Istanbul
Date: May 25 - June 11, 2017
Exhibition: Sümer Sayın will showcase her work at Elgiz Museum as one of the recipients of the Rotary Art Prize.
Place: Elgiz Museum
Information: http://www.istrotarysanat.com
Sümer Sayın is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: May 23, 2017
Concert: Hakan Ulus will give a presentation on his music and on contemporary music in Germany.
Place: Mimar Sİnan University
Information: http://www.hakanulus.de/en
Hakan Ulus is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: May 19 - 21, 2017
Symposium: Dr. Ahmet Yaşar will present his paper on "Çakmakçilar Yokuşu: Osmanlı İstanbul’unun Ticari Bölgesi İçin Yeni Bir Mevki, 1650-1850” [Çakmakçılar Ramp: A New Locus for Istanbul’s Commercial Space, 1650 – 1850]" at the International Symposium on Ottoman Istanbul – V. Place: İstanbul 29 Mayis University
Place: İstanbul 29 Mayis University
Information: http://www.osmanliistanbulu.org/en/index.php/using-joomla/extensions/components/content...
Dr. Ahmet Yaşar is a recipient of the 2008-2009 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Antalya
Date: May 10 - 12, 2017
Presentation: Dr. Recep Karadag of TCF's Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU will give a presentation entitled “Reproduction of Ottoman silk brocades and the importance of natural dyes” and Ms. Emine Torgan will present on “Natural dyes and sustainability in modern day textiles : Armaggan Collection” at the 2nd International Natural Dyeing Symposium.
Place: Olbia Hall, Akdeniz Univeristy, Antalya
Information: http://gsf.akdeniz.edu.tr/2-uluslararasi-dogal-boya-sempozyumu-calistayi-sergisi/

Istanbul
Date: May 03 - 06, 2017
Exhibition: Sümer Sayın will participate in “Yarın”, an exhibition organized by Plato Sanat.
Place: Gaia Gallery
Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/283862208702471
Sümer Sayın is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Muğla
Date: May 03 - 08, 2017
Symposium: Esra Sağlık will give a presentation on “New Media Aesthetics in Art Education" at the II. International Symposium of Philosophy, Education, Arts and History of Science.
Place: Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Information: http://www.egitim.mu.edu.tr/tr/etkinlik/2_-uluslararasi-felsefe-egitim-bilim-tarihi-ve-...
Esra Sağlık is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: April 05 - May 01, 2017
Exhibition: Giovanni Scognamillo: Turkish Cinema's Levantine Count of Beyoğlu
Place: Türvak Museum of Cinema and Theatre, Yeniçarşı Cad 24, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
Information: http://www.turvak.com.tr/
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/giovanni-scognamillo/

Istanbul
Date: April 05 - 15, 2017
Film Festival: 36th Istanbul Film Festival
Place: Various locations
Information: http://film.iksv.org/en/program

Istanbul
Date: March 24, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman Quintet
Place: Salon IKSV
Information: http://www.saloniksv.com/en/about-us
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship

Istanbul
Date: March 04 - September 04, 2017
Solo Exhibition: Ola Kolehmainen: Sinan Project
Place: Borusan Contemporary, Rumelihisarı Mahallesi, Baltalimanı Hisar Caddesi No 5, Perili Köşk, 34470 Sarıyer – Istanbul
Information: http://www.borusancontemporary.com/en/exhibitions/current/sinan-project

Istanbul
Date: February 16 - April 30, 2017
Exhibition: Gem and Craft: In Pursuit of the Artisans of Grand Bazaar
Place: Rezan Has Museum
Information: http://www.rhm.org.tr/en/event/gem-and-craft-in-pursuit-of-the-artisans-of-grand-bazaar/

Istanbul
Date: October 27, 2016 - May 27, 2017
Exhibition: The Four-Legged Municipality - Street Dogs of Istanbul
Place: Istanbul Research Institute, Tepebaşı
Information: http://en.iae.org.tr/Exhibition/The-Four-Legged-Municipality/196

UNITED KINGDOM
Edingburgh
Date: May 13 - 14, 2017
Seminar: Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy
Place: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, The Fletcher Building, 20A Inverleith Row, (opposite Warriston Drive) EH3 5LR
Information: http://www.astene.org.uk/events/

Edingburgh
Date: May 03 - 14, 2017
Festival: Ottoman Horizons: A Festival of Ottoman Culture
Place: The Nomads Tent (and various venues in Edinburgh), 21 St Leonard's Lane, EH8 9SH
Information: http://nomadstent.co.uk/
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/ottoman-horizons/