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Turkish Festivals



TURKFEST 2014

Seattle Center Festal presents TurkFest, Oct. 18 and 19. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Turkey through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, an authentic Turkish tea house, and a lively marketplace. This enriching, engaging, and entertaining festival of friendship celebrates the multiple cultures that link modern Turkey to the East and West. 

Presented in partnership with Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington.

Location:

 Armory / Center House Main Floor

Date:

 Oct. 18 - 19, 2014

Website:

http://seattlecenter.com/festal/detail.aspx?id=18

OTTAWA TURKISH FESTIVAL

The Festival will be open to general public free of charge and will display Turkish art, folk dance, music and gourmet food, where visitors will get an opportunity to celebrate, learn, and savour Turkish hospitality, culture, heritage and cuisine. 

Location:

Confederation Park,Ottawa

Date:

Oct. 5 - 13, 2014

Website:

www.ottawaturkishfestival.com

Email:

info@ottawaturkishfestival.com


6th NAZIM HIKMET POETRY FESTIVAL

The fifth Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival will be celebrating the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Invited speaker is Fady Joudah, poet and the leading translator of Darwish’s poetry to English. The program will also include a panel discussion on the life and poetry of Mahmoud Darwish.

This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

Page Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC 27513

Date:

April 13, 2014

Website:

http://www.nazimhikmetpoetryfestival.org/index.php?id=4


19th FILM FESTIVAL TURKEY/GERMANY

On the March 2014, the 19th Filmfestival Turkey - Germany will take place in Nuremberg Germany. Its one of the cultural highlights about Movies and Arts in both Nations.

Location:

Nürnberg,Germany

Date:

March 13-23,2014

Website:

http://www.fftd.net


LOS ANGELES TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

The purpose of LATFF is to promote awareness of Turkish Cinema in the West Coast, to provide future networking relations among young filmmakers, and to give the creative crew members (Director, Writer, Producer and Director of Photography) the opportunity to showcase their work in the heart of Los Angeles.

Location:

Los Angeles

Date:

Mar. 6-9, 2014

Website:

http://latff.org/?lang=en


2nd ANNUAL SEATTLE TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

Will be announced.

Location:

AMC Pacific Place & SIFF Film Center Cinema 

Date:

Will be announced.

Website:

http://www.tacawa.org/content/first-annual-seattle-turkish-film-festival-tacawa-event


MILWAUKEE TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

Will be announced.

Location:

University of Wisconsin Union Theater,Milwaukee

Date:

 Will be announced.

Website:

http://www.maspny.org/


VANCOUVER TURKISH FESTIVAL

Will be announced.


Location:

 Vancouver, BC, Canada

Date:

 Will be announced.

Website:

http://vancouverturkishfestival.com/


9TH MADISON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

Will be announced.

Location:

The Marquee - Union South 

Date:

Will be announced.

Website:

http://win.wisc.edu/organization/mats/calendar/details/185922


CHARLOTTE TURKISH FESTIVAL
The American Turkish Association of North Carolina presents the 4th Annual Turkish Festival of Charlotte.

Location:

North Carolina

Date:

Will be announced.

Website:

www.charlotteturks.org/Festival/Turkish_Festival_of_Charlotte_2012/Welcome.html

TURKISH CULTURAL HERITAGE MONTH

ATA-DC is delighted to announce the introduction of “Turkish Cultural Heritage Month” which will showcase rich cultural history of Turkey,authentic cuisine and fine arts through a full month of festivities.

Location:

Washington D.C.

Date:

Will be announced.

Website:

http://www.turkishfestival.org/

Email:

 festival@atadc.org


12th FLORIDA TURKISH FESTIVAL

Florida Turkish American Association presents 12th Annual Turkish Festival. The festivities will include: Authentic Turkish Food & Music, Folklore Dancing, Turkish coffee/ Fortune Telling, Arts & Crafts, Buy a Raffle.

Location:

 Pompano Beach Civic Center, Northeast 6th Street, Pompano Beach, FL

Date:

 Dec. 7 - 8, 2013

Website:

 www.floridaturkishfestival.org

Contact: 

 (954) 778-8067

18th BOSTON TURKISH FESTIVAL

Since its inception in 1996, this unique festival lasts more than a month and it is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Festival theme, “Colors of Anatolia”, reflects the diversity and richness of Turkish culture, ranging from art exhibits, workshops, gastronomic presentations and concerts to Turkish cinema.
This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

 Boston

Date:

 Oct. 29 - Dec. 15, 2013

Website:

www.BostonTurkishFestival.org

Email:

 info@bostonturkishfestival.org


23rd ANNUAL HOUSTON TURKISH FESTIVAL

Belly Dancing,Authentic Turkish Food,Turkish Coffee,Traditional Turkish Music and Folkdance Performances,Kid's Games and Activities, Art Contest for Children, Cultural Activities and much more.

Location:

Jones Plaza,601 Louisiana St.Houston, TX 77002

Date:

October 12-13, 2013  

Website:

www.turkishfesthouston.com

Email:

festcom@atahouston.org


11th ANNUAL ATA-DC TURKISH FESTIVAL

Authentic Turkish Cuisine,Turkish Coffee House and Fortune Telling, Traditional Turkish Music and Folkdance Performances, Turkish Bazaar – Arts & Crafts, Kid's Games and Activities, Art Contest for Children, Cultural Activities and much more.

Location:

Washington D.C.

Date:

Sep. 29, 2013

Website:

www.turkishfestival.org

Email:

 festival@atadc.org


3rd ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL TURCO DI ROMA

The 3rd Annual Turkish Film Festival will take place in Rome,Italy.Festival invites you to enjoy a rich program, continuing its tradition of highlighting contemporary Turkish cinema and Turkish filmmakers.

Location:

Rome,Italy

Date:

Sep. 26 – 29, 2013

Website:

www.filmfestivalturcodiroma.org

TESSELAAR TULIP FESTIVAL

The iconic Tesselaar Tulip Festival Celebrates its 60th festival in 2013. To celebrate 60 years, Tesselaar have released the stunning pink and white "Diamond Jubilee" Tulip.

Location:

 Victoria, Australia

Date:

 Sep. 12 - Oct. 8, 2013

Website:

http://www.tulipfestival.com.au/


18th ANNUAL TURKISH ART and FOLK FESTIVAL

Turkish Society of Rochester - www.tsor.org

Will be announced.

Location:

NY 14624

Date:

 Sep. 7 - 9, 2013

Website:

www.tsor.org

Email:

tsrochester@gmail.com

CHICAGO TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

Will be announced.

Location:

Chicago

Date:

Sep. 6-28, 2013

Website:

www.chicagoturkishfilmfestival.com


16th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA TURKISH ARTS & CULTURE FESTIVAL

Live music and entertainment: Folk Dancing, Belly Dancing & Art Exhibits.

Food and drinks: Doner Kebap, Adana Kebap, Borek, Baklava, Turkish Coffee & more!

Location:

Monterey, CA

Date:

Aug. 24-25, 2013

Website:

www.turkfestca.org

Email:

info@turkfestca.org


TURKISHFEST LONDON

Turkishfest is back once again transforming the South Bank with its exciting programme of entertainment, creative artists and rich river side bazaar catering for every mood and all ages. Bazaar, The traditional Turkish bazaar will take your breath away and will be offering the very best Turkish food, drink, spices and art from painting to calligraphy and photographs to handcrafts.

Location:

Potters Fields Park, The Queens Walk, London

Date:

Jul. 23-14,2013

Website:

www.turkishfestlondon.com


7th CALGARY TURKISH FESTIVAL

Will be announced.

Location:

Calgary,AB, Canada

Date:

Jul. 5-7, 2013

Website:

http://www.calgaryturkishfestival.com/


11th CHICAGO TURKISH FESTIVAL

Introduce Turkish Cultural heritage and hospitality with its art, culture, and cuisine to everyone in the Chicagoland area.
This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

401 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois

Date:

May 31 - June 1, 2013

Website:

www.chicagoturkishfestival.com

Email:

info@chicagoturkishfestival.org


32nd ANNUAL TURKISH DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Turkish American Associations presents 32nd Turkish Day Parade and Festival. The parade would begin in Madison Avenue in Manhattan and end in Dag Hammarskjold park near Turkish House. Besides the festival in the park, several other celebrations will take place in various parks of Manhattan.

Location:

 New York

Date:

 May 19, 2013

Website:

www.tadf.org 


ANATOLIAN CULTURES AND FOOD FESTIVAL

Turkish winds are blowing in Los Angeles, the United States. The Festival of Anatolian Culture and Food, the third this year, has drawn a lot of attention and interest.

Location:

OC Fairgrounds,Costa Mesa,Los Angeles, CA

Date:

 May 16-19, 2013

Website:

www.anatolianfestival.org


8th NEW JERSEY TURKISH DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Turkish American Associations presents 8th Turkish Day Parade and Festival. The parade would begin in Main Street between Madison ave. & Clifton Park.

Location:

 Paterson,New Jersey

Date:

 May, 2013

Contact:

Suzan Demircan (973)345-3940 , (973)632-6875


4th SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL

(ICFF) will take place at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute in Seattle on Sunday, April 27-28th, 2013. Children’s groups representing ten countries around the world will perform unique dances, songs and musical performances.. All activities will be run by children. Children of all ages and their families are cordially invited to this free event.

This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

 Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,104 17th Ave S.Seattle

Date:

 April 27-28, 2013

Website:

http://childrensfest.tacawa.org/

1ST HOUSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL

Responding to the enthusiastic reception for Turkish films screened at the MFAH in recent years, the museum presents this inaugural festival showcasing the talent and diversity that characterizes Turkey's contemporary cinema. The programming includes a special appearance by renowned actor Tamer Karadagli, two acclaimed first features, an acclaimed documentary about Turkish music, and other selections.

Location:

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Date:

April 5–7, 2013

Website:

http://www.mfah.org/films/series/46/


12th BOSTON TURKISH FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

This year, as its celebrates its 12th anniversary, the festival invites you to enjoy a rich program of 19 films, continuing its tradition of highlighting contemporary Turkish cinema and Turkish filmmakers.

This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

Boston

Date:

March 21 - April 27, 2013

Website:

www.BostonTurkishFilmFestival.org

Email:

info@bostonturkishfilmfestival.org


ISTANBULIVE V: Turk Rock Fest

After an exceptional four-year run at New York’s seminal festivals, first at Central Park SummerStage, followed by Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Istanbulive will hit the road for its fifth edition this March.
Esteemed festival hits the road with shows in DC, New York, Boston and a showcase in Austin at SXSW. Performances by mor ve otesi, maNga, gripin, NY Gypsy All-Stars, presented by Serdar Ilhan and Mehmet Dede
This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Location:

Washington, D.C. - New York - Boston - Austin

Date:

March 7–22, 2013

Website:

www.istanbulive.org


18th LONDON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL 

The Annual London Turkish Film Festival invites you to enjoy a rich program of Turkish films, continuing its tradition of highlighting contemporary Turkish cinema and Turkish filmmakers.

Location:

Rio Dalston,ICA,Odeon West End,Cine Lumiere

Date:

Feb.21 - Mar.3, 2013

Website:

www.ltff.co.uk





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