Turkfest 2013

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Celebrate the rich mosaic of Turkey’s cultural and historical heritage at Turkfest 2013 Mosaic of Histories, taking place on October 19th & 20th at the Seattle Center Armory.

Turkey’s “Mosaic of Histories” will come to life through musical and dance performances, art exhibits, and children’s activities, spanning the traditional to the contemporary.  Engaging seminars and workshops will ignite your curiosity while you enjoy authentic Turkish food and live cooking demonstrations. Sip Turkish coffee or tea while shopping at the bazaar, or savor Turkish beer and wine at our “Soccer Pub,” decorated with paraphernalia from Turkey’s most famous soccer teams.  Browse through our website for more information – and don’t forget to check out the program!

Turkfest 2013 – Mosaic of Histories promises to be a truly wonderful weekend for the whole family at the Seattle Center.  We’ll see you there!

Download a ready-to-print poster by clicking here: Turkfest 2013 Poster


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Turkfest Kickoff Event:

Reception for “Turkey’s Jews Revisited” Photography Exhibit by Laurence Salzmann, October 15th

TACAWA, in cooperation with the University of Washington Stroum Jewish Studies Program’s Sephardic Studies Initiative, invites you to the Turkfest kickoff event:  an opening reception for ”Turkey’s Jews Revisited: 1984-2012,” a photography exhibit of Turkey’s Sephardic Jewish community by Laurence Salzmann.

Mr. Salzmann and Dr. Ayse Gursan-Salzmann will be giving a lecture and showing film footage at the opening reception for the exhibit, on Tuesday, October 15th at 7 pm at UW Hillel. Please see the address below.
A kosher reception will be provided.  The event is free, though an RSVP is required at stroumjewishstudies.org/salzmann.

The exhibit will be on display at UW Hillel from October 15th through November 8th.

Mr. Salzmann will also speak at Turkfest 2013: Mosaic of Histories, on Sunday, October 20th at the Seattle Center at approximately 2 pm.  A selection of the photographs on display at Hillel will be displayed at Turkfest.

Opening reception:

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

UW Hillel, 4747 17th Ave NE, Seattle 98105

Kosher reception at 6:30 pm

Lecture by Laurence Salzmann and Ayse Gursan-Salzmann at 7 pm

RSVP is required at stroumjewishstudies.org/salzmann