2008 - Turkish Cultural Day at UPenn Museum
On Satruday May 3, 2008, a day-long celebration of the rich culture of Turkey took place at the Upenn Museum. The event was called 'Turkish Delight! A celebration of Republic of Turkey'. Below are some pictures from the day. Click right handside of the image to switch to next one or select from the tumbnails below the image.
2008 - Portrait of Turkey Seminar
A group of diverse and highly motivated high school students from public, parochial and independent schools from the Greater Philadelphia area participated in the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's innovative educational program,Portrait of Turkey, which is funded by TAFSUS. Below are some pictures from the presentations.
2008 - TAFSUS Dinner at Divan
TAFSUS hosted a get together dinner at Divan Turkish Kitchen on Tueday, February 26, 2008. Below are some pictures from the event.
2007- Mevlana Dinner @ Konak
TAFSUS hosted Mevlana Dinner at Konak Restaurant on Thursday, November 8, 2007 to celebrate the UNESCO 2007 International Year of Mevlana. There was music and readings of Mevlana's poems as well as menu items reflecting the taste of his time was presented. Below are some photos from the event.
2007 -Republic Day and Seker Bayrami Cruise
TAFSUS celebrated Cumhuriyet Bayrami and Seker Bayrami on a Luncheon Cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia on October 21, 2007. Many TAFSUS members and friends joined the celebrations. The rich Luncheon Buffet included a wide selection of Salads, Entrees, Complements, Desserts, Coffee, Tea and Ice Tea Guests enjoyed Live Entertainment by a talented DJ and Dancing throughout the Cruise. We enjoyed the sights of Flagship Olympia, Adventure Aquarium, Historic Submarine "Becuna", Philadelphia Navy Shipyard, USS New Jersey Battleship, Walt Whitman and Benjamin Franklin Bridges and so much more. Below are some photos from the event.
2007 - Philadelphia International Children's Festival
For the third year in a row, TAFSUS participated in the Philadelphia International Children's Festival between April 29 through May 5, 2007 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, by organizing a Turkish crafts table. At this week-long festival, thousands of elementary and middle school children got to attend top quality live performances and make arts and crafts from a wide variety of countries around the world. At our Turkish able, which is always the most popular, children painted over 2,000 tiles and 3,000 evil eyes. They also made countless bracelets from red and white beads and "dream catchers" from multi-colored yarn. A special thanks to all our volunteers from the Turkish American community whose hard work and great community spirit made this such a successful event. Below are some pictures from the event.
2007 - Turkish Night @ Philadelphia Museum of Art
TAFSUS hosted a Turkish Night event at Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2006. Below are some pictures from the event.