TATV News April 17, 2012

Dear Viewers,

We are proud to announce that the Turkish American Television received “Excellence in Media” award at the 32. Annual National Turkish American Convention, organized by ATAA, FTAA, and TACC, on Saturday, April 14, 2012. On his speech at the Awards Ceremony, TATV producer Hurriyet Aydin Ok said “I am honored and moved by this award. TATV received several awards from our community during the past 7 years. But this award is particularly  important to us because this is the first time we are recognized nation wide. I would like to acknowledge TATV production team of volunteers. Without their dedication and enthusiasm, Turkish American Television would not thrive this far. I would like to share this award with all of them, our sponsors, and the Turkish American community at large.” Thank you ATAA, FTAA, and TACC, for honoring TATV with “Excellence in Media” Award!

The 32. Annual National Turkish American Convention Awards Ceremony

Please visit TATV Flickr and Facebook photo albums to see pictures from the 32. Annual Turkish American Convention Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.

Upcoming Community and Cultural Events:

Children’s Day Celebration at the Turkish Embassy in Washinton, D.C., on Sunday, April 22, 2012, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Please RSVP by April 19, 2012 via email contact@turkishembassy.org

TURKSOY Presents: Symphony of Voices from Turkic Lands,” at the Music Center at Strathmore on April 25, 20122 at 8 PM. An epic evening of Turkic music showcasing the TURKSOY symphony orchestra, composed of musicians from several Turkic nations, and a choral performance of Ahmed Adnan Saygun’s “Yunus Emre Oratorio,” with the New York-based Jonathan Griffith Singers. The event will delight both the connoisseur and the whole family. Tickets are on sale, so celebrate your Turkic pride and buy yours before they are gone!

In collaboration with Turkayfe.org, American Turkish Association of Washington DC (ATA-DC) will be organizing ‘Turkish Coffee Culture Series 2012’ which will start April 27-28, 2012  in Washington, DC. The ‘Mobile Turkish Coffee House’ will be travelling to six major cities to share free Turkish coffee with people. By introducing this cultural series, ATA-DC aims to increase awareness of the ‘Turkish coffee culture’ while bringing two societies that love coffee closer together.

ATA-DC “23 Nisan” International Children’s Day Celebration, on Saturday, April 29, 2012, 11:00 am -3:00 pm at McLean High School, McLean, VA. FREE ADMISSION FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! For questions please email school@atadc.org. Look forward to seeing you all at the celebration!

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