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USA
Virginia - Alexandria
Date: June 16, 2018
Event: Sermin Ciddi's new 'Dragon and Phoenix' Series
Place: Sermin Ciddi Studio #331 Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA, USA
Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/494506847630914/
http://www.serminciddi.com

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: June 02 - 03, 2018
Conference: TASSA 2018 Annual Conference
Place: George Sherman Union, Boston University, MA - USA
Information: http://www.tassausa.org/Annual-Conferences/2018

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: June 02, 2018
Opera: "Othello in the Seraglio" by Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol at TASSA 2018 Annual Conference
Place: George Sherman Union, Boston University, MA - USA
Information: http://sanlikol.com/othello-in-the-seraglio/
http://www.tassausa.org/Annual-Conferences/2018/Poster
Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a recipient of the 2012-2013 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: June 02, 2018
Conference: Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol will present on "Creating ‘The New’ by Discovering ‘The Old’: musical innovation through Turkish microtones and instruments" at the Turkish American Scholars and Scientists Association Annual Conference
Place: George Sherman Union, Boston University, Boston, MA - USA
Information: http://www.tassausa.org/Annual-Conferences/2018/Program
Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a TCF grantee and recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

THE NETHERLANDS
Utrecht
Date: July 28, 2018
Concert: Mehmet Polat trio
Place: De Voorkamer, Utrecht, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: July 13 - 21, 2018
Concert: Mehmet Polat in concert with Ziel/Rouh | ICK & Amsterdam Andalusich Orkest at Over het IJ Festival
Place: Over het IJ Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: July 01, 2018
Concert: Mehmet Polat in concert with Amsterdam Turkish Classical Music Choir
Place: OBA Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Rotterdam
Date: July 01, 2018
Concert: 'Ageless Garden" by Mehmet Polat & Alper Kekeç
Place: Jazzcafe Dizzy, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 30, 2018
Concert: Solo concert by Mehmet Polat at Indische Buurt Festival, Javaplein
Place: Java Bookshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 24, 2018
Concert: 'Ageless Garden & Turkish Music essentials' by Mehmet Polat & Alper Kekeç
Place: Geelvinck Salon in het Cromhouthuis, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 23 - 24, 2018
Event: Artist Marco Cops will be joining the central show and a studioshow at Pakhuis Wilhelmina Viert Feest
Place: Vereniging Pakhuis Wilhelmina, Veemkade 572, 1019 BL Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: https://www.pakhuiswilhelmina.nl/agenda/pakhuis-wilhelmina-30-jaar
Marco Cops is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Rotterdam
Date: June 15, 2018
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio at Pilgrim Harbour Festival
Place: Pelgrimvaderskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 09, 2018
Concert: Wereldmuziek in de wijk - Selim Doğru & Mehmet Polat
Place: De Meevaart, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 08, 2018
Concert: 'Ageless Garden & Turkish Music essentials' by Mehmet Polat & Alper Kekeç
Place: Mixtree, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: June 01 - 02, 2018
Concert: Mehmet Polat with Jonge Zielen | ICK & Amsterdams Andalusisch Orkest
Place: De Krakeling, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Information: http://mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

AUSTRIA
Vienna
Date: July 24, 2018
Book Presentation: "Mansur Bildik's Saz Method" by Mansur Bildik at ICTM Joint Symposium of the Study Group on Music and Minorities and the Study Group on Music and Gender University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicolog
Place: Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, A-1030 Vienna, Austria
Information: http://www.mdw.ac.at/ive/?newlang=en
http://sazverein.org/mansurbildik.com/?lang=en
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Vienna
Date: June 29, 2018
Concert: Vienna Saz Association presents: KAPIKO - Ethno-Jazz from Istanbul by Mansur Bildik
Place: Festsaal Bezirksvorstehung Landstraße, Karl-Borromäus-Platz 3, A-1030 Vienna, Austria
Information: http://sazverein.org/mansurbildik.com/?lang=en
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Vienna
Date: June 27, 2018
Concert: Semester concert by Vienna Saz Association with Mansur Bildik and his students
Place: Amerlinghaus, Stiftgasse 8, A-1070 Vienna, Austria
Information: http://sazverein.org/mansurbildik.com/?lang=en
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Upper Austria
Date: June 24, 2018
Concert: AvusTürk Trio with Mansur Bildik
Place: Am Stadtplatz, A-4780 Schärding, Upper Austria, Austria
Information: http://sazverein.org/mansurbildik.com/?lang=en
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Vienna
Date: June 15, 2018
Concert: Concert by Mansur Bildik and Timna Brauer
Place: Straßenfest Gschwandnergasse 42, A-1170 Vienna, Austria
Information: http://sazverein.org/mansurbildik.com/?lang=en
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

FRANCE
Arles
Date: July 09, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan in concert, with Grégory Dargent & Wassim Halal
Place: Sud Arles, Arles, France
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amiens
Date: July 08, 2018
Concert: "Sousta Politiki" by Anıl Eraslan
Place: Festival Voyage au coeur de l'été, Amiens, France
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Paris
Date: June 12, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan with Philippe Lemoine
Place: Chat Noir, Paris, France
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Paris
Date: June 07, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan with Sevket Akinci, Elif Bleda, Olivia Scemama
Place: Tiasci, Paris, France
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Strasbourg
Date: June 03, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan with Şevket Akinci & Elif Bleda + Collectif PILS
Place: Stimultania, Strasbourg, France
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

GERMANY
Berlin
Date: July 23 - 27, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan in concert, with Utku Tavil (July 3), with Lena Czerniawska (July 4)
Place: Worldwidewindow, Modular Space, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Bonn
Date: July 14 - August 10, 2018
Residency: Berna Kurt will participating in a choreographic residency project titled "We'R'Dansöz"
Place: Bonn, Germany
Information: http://www.theaterwrede.de/flausen/residenz/werdansoez/
Berna Kurt is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Rudolstadt
Date: July 07, 2018
Concert: "Divan der Kontinente" by Anıl Eraslan
Place: Rudolstadt-Festival, Rudolstadt, Germany
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 29, 2018
Performance: “Re-flig” by Dancer, performer, choreographer and dance pedagogue Lerna Babikyan
Place: Apartment Project Kulturverein e.V. Hertzbergstr. 13, 12055 Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://berlin.apartmentproject.org/projects/about-apartment-project/
Lerna Babikyan is a TCF grantee and recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 27, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan in concert, Trio with Hilary Jeffrey & Elena Kakaliagou
Place: Hosek Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 26, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan in concert, Duo with Marcello Busato
Place: Loophole, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 24, 2018
Performance: “In Spheres” by Dancer, performer, choreographer and dance pedagogue Lerna Babikyan & Korhan Erel at Soundance Festival
Place: Lake Studios, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://www.lernababikyan.com/spheres-soundance-festival-berlin-june-24th/
Lerna Babikyan is a TCF grantee and recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 23, 2018
Concert: Anıl Eraslan in concert, with Johannes Ammon
Place: Gallery Kremers, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://www.anileraslan.com
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Berlin
Date: June 22 - 23, 2018
Performance: “Re-flig” by Dancer, performer, choreographer and dance pedagogue Lerna Babikyan
Place: Apartment Project Kulturverein e.V. Hertzbergstr. 13, 12055 Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Information: http://berlin.apartmentproject.org/projects/about-apartment-project/
Lerna Babikyan is a TCF grantee and recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

ITALY
Firenze
Date: July 01 - 15, 2018
Exhibition: James Thurman's work will be on display at "Contemporary Enamel"
Place: Officine Nora
Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2029076987167102/
James Thurman is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

JAPAN
Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Date: June 15 - July 08, 2018
Exhibition: İpek Kotan's work on display at "From the Momoyama Period to the Present" exhibition
Place: Sogo Museum of Art
Information: https://twitter.com/ipek_kotan
İpek Kotan is a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Tokyo
Date: June 12 - 14, 2018
Conference: “Developing a Natural Dyeing Method for Obtaining Turkey Red Color” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at Society’s 2018 Spring Conference on Fibers and Textiles for Value Creation in Connective Industries.
Place: Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo, Japan
Information: https://www.thefibersociety.org/

PORTUGAL
Caldas da Rainha
Date: July 04 - 07, 2018
Presentation: Dr. Muhammed Emin Soydaş will be presenting a paper entitled "Using Extant Lutes as a Source in Reconstructing the Ottoman Kopuz" at the ANIMUSIC International Organological Congress
Place: Museu José Malhoa, Park Dom Carlos, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Information: https://congressorganimusic.wixsite.com/co2018oc
Dr. Muhammed Emin Soydaş is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Braga
Date: June 07 - 09, 2018
Presentation: “Empowering village women along the Lycian Way” by Kate Clow, Chairman of Culture Routes Society-Turkey and Hüseyin Eryurt, Coordinator of the Culture Routes Society-Turkey at the “CREATOUR 2nd International Conference: Emerging and Future Trends in Creative Tourism”
Place: University of Minho, Campus Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
Information: https://creatourconference.weebly.com/
Kate Clow and Hüseyin Eryurt are recipients of the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

SPAIN
Barcelona
Date: June 01 - July 31, 2018
Residency: Ayse Gül Süter will be the sole Artist-in-Resident for 2018 at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona).
Place: IRB Barcelona, Parc Científic de Barcelona C/ Baldiri Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona - Spain
Information: https://www.irbbarcelona.org/en/artist-in-residence-programme
Ayse Gül Süter is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

TURKEY
İstanbul
Date: July 09 - 22, 2018
Training: Dancer, performer, choreographer and dance pedagogue Lerna Babikyan will be giving a Creative Dance Teacher Training
Place: İstanbul, Turkey
Information: http://www.lernababikyan.com/
Lerna Babikyan is a TCF grantee and recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

İstanbul
Date: June 02 - 05, 2018
Workshop: James Thurman will be co-teaching a four-day workshop, “Glass+Metal” with Güçlü Polat integrating glassblowing with metalworking
Place: The Glass Furnace Foundation, Öğümce Mahallesi Seniye İsmail Hanım caddesi No:72/A Beykoz, İstanbul, Turkey
Information: https://www.camocagi.org/en/events
James Thurman is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship, the Glass Furnace Foundation is a multi-year TCF grantee.

Bodrum
Date: May 23 - June 05, 2018
Exhibition: “Dream Essay” by Esra Sağlık
Place: Milta Bodrum Marina Osmanlı Tersanesi Kaymakamlık Sanat Galerisi, Neyzen Teyfik Cad. No:5, Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey
Information: http://www.miltabodrummarina.com/#!duyurular-550
Esra Sağlık is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

İstanbul
Date: May 21 - June 07, 2018
Exhibition: James Thurman will be attending “Contemporary Enamel.”
Place: Ayşe Takı Gallery, Teşvikiye, Şakayık Sokağı No:53, 34365 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Information: http://www.aysetaki.com/atgnews/
James Thurman is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Ankara
Date: May 12 - September 16, 2018
Exhibition: “Weaving the History: Mystery of a City“, an exhibition on the Ankara Sof fabric.
Place: Ankara Rahmi M. Koç Müzesi (Çengelhan) Necatibey Mah. Depo Sok. No: 1 Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey
Information: https://vekam.ku.edu.tr/tr/content/tarihi-dokumak-bir-kentin-gizemi-sof
This event is organized with support from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

UNITED KINGDOM
London
Date: June 28 - July 04, 2018
Exhibition: İpek Kotan's work will be presented by Adrian Sassoon at Masterpiece London
Place: Masterpiece London, South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea
Information: https://www.masterpiecefair.com/info
İpek Kotan is a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.