Thursday, September 18, 2014

12th Annual DC Turkish Festival Set for September 28th

From our friends at the Turkish Festival...

Come Join the Turkish Embassy in Celebrating the 12th Annual Turkish Festival Washington, D.C.

The American Turkish Association of Washington D.C. (ATA-DC) is proud to announce the 12th Annual Turkish Festival, taking place Sunday, September 28th at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM.

The festival will include Turkish dance and stage performances, an authentic Turkish bazaar featuring 25 vendors showcasing everything from Turkish jewelry to clothing and home accessories, Turkish cuisine from local Washington, DC restaurants, a Turkish coffee and tea tent with the ever-popular Turkish coffee fortune-tellers who will be reading fortunes from coffee grinds as well as a “Kid's Tent” which will provide an interactive introduction to Turkey featuring hands-on activities for children of all ages. It will be an afternoon full of educational fun and an opportunity to build and bring home their own artistic creations.

For more information on the Turkish Festival DC please visit their website at: or on Facebook and Twitter.

About ATA-DC:
ATA-DC is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to promote understanding between Turkish and non-Turkish communities through cultural, social and educational programs. ATA-DC, incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1965, is managed by a 20 member all-volunteer board. ATA-DC’s mission is to promote better understanding and to foster friendship between the peoples of Turkey and the United States of America; to raise the public knowledge level and understanding of the Turkish culture and history in the community; and to help Turkish Americans preserve their culture in the Unites States. For more information please visit: