Events

Beautiful Colors of the World: International Festival of Language & Culture – Washington DC

At a time when one might feel discouraged, distressed or hopeless amid news of violence, conflict and war, the International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) sprouts seeds of hope, in celebration of rich diversity and intercultural dialogue, with its 14th annual language and culture festival, “Beautiful Colors of the World.” The IFLC has been hosting its language and culture…

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International Turkish Olympiad Washington DC Finals

International Turkish Olympiad Washington DC Finals

Washington DC finals of the International Turkish Olympiads took place at the Woodson high school in Fairfax Virginia. The event that was organized by Mid-Atlantic Federation of Turkic American Associations (MAFTAA) and American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA) attracted around 2000 people. Children performed their talents in three fields: poetry, song, and folk dancing. There were distinguished guests including Ambassador Namık…

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4Th Annual Turkic American Convention: Energy, Trade & Development

Leading policymakers, academics, businesspersons and expert stakeholders from the United States and the Turkic nations to discuss issues focusing on energy, trade and regional development in Eurasia, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 On April 8th and 9th, 2014, the Turkic American Alliance (TAA), TUSKON (Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkiye), the Rethink Institute…

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Corruption Scandal & Political Crisis in Turkey

On Thursday, January 16th, the Rethink Institute hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Corruption Scandal and Political Crisis in Turkey: What’s Next?” Panelists included Dr. Joshua W. Walker, Dr. Ömer Taşpinar and Dr. Fevzi Bilgin. Dr. Joshua W. Walker Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States Fellow, Truman National Security Project According to Dr. Walker, the façade of the…

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With TANAP, Azerbaijan aims to assist Turkey to become an energy hub in the region as the cheapest and most strategic gas provider of Turkey

Baku. Shamil Alibayli – APA. Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will ensure Turkey’s energy security and will transform Turkey into an energy hub in the region, says Samir Kerimli, the First Deputy Managing Director of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) in Turkey. During his speech at the “TANAP’s Role in Making Turkey an Energy Hub” meeting…

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Kazakh-U.S. Convention Looks at Expanding Strategic Partnership

BY ERIK SYDYKOV in EURASIA & WORLD on 23 DECEMBER   Relations between the U.S. and Kazakhstan are strong and will continue to grow stronger as mutual interests will continue to push the two countries together into an ever closer and wide-ranging strategic partnership, U.S. and Kazakh officials, members of both parliaments, scholars and business leaders noted during a conference in Washington, DC, on…

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The Fourth Annual Turkic American Convention

The dates for the Fourth Annual Turkic American Convention have been set! The Convention will open on Tuesday, April 8th at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium for a VIP Welcome Reception and will commence with a full day of events on Wednesday, April 9that the Willard InterContinental, including a Breakfast Reception with an Ambassadors’ Roundtable in the morning, 4 Forum Sessions…

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Kazakh-US Convention 2013

  The first-ever Kazakh-American Convention took place in Washington D.C. on December 11. The day was a celebration of the strategic partnership and relations between the two nations. The event, which was sponsored by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in partnership with the Turkic American Alliance, Kazakh American Friendship Council and Newsdesk Media, featured about 30 Members of the U.S. Congress,…

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Convention Dinner and Gala

Dozens of members of the United States Congress have reaffirmed strong ties and growing friendship between Turks and Americans in an annual grand convention that also brought together businessmen and public figures from all across the globe. The closing gala of the third annual Turkic American Convention in Washington, D.C., hosted more than 700 people, including 49 members of Congress,…

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