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Episode 103

(16 Minutes) TATV’s Ozge Ovun Sert spoke with Russell Crowe, director of The Water Diviner and Turkish film star Yilmaz Erdogan, whose portrayal of a Turkish soldier won an award in Australia. The two talked about the Battle of Gallipoli … Continue reading

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Episode 102

(29 Minutes) TATV is delighted to host ZulfiqaRenatuS  Duo, Zulfugar Bakhirov and Renato Diz, and learn more about their phenomenal bond and musical endeavors, such as their latest CD titled QaraBag. Their work pays homage to Azerbaijan’s rich musical legacy … Continue reading

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Episode 101

(29 Minutes) An interview with “Hayali” Cliff Long, Founder of the Crescent Moon Karagoz Shadow Puppet Theater Cliff Long explains the psychology of beloved shadow puppet characters Karagoz and Hacivat and what makes them so similar and appealing to their … Continue reading

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Episode 100

(29 Minutes) “Connections”: Tara Alisbah explains her keen observations and demonstrates the Turkish hand gestures in her living room to the program host Ozgul Andican. Tara self-published a unique, friendly, fun and easy to read book titled, “Turkish Hands” which is … Continue reading

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Episode 99

(29 Minutes) Horses. Swords. Shields. Imposing men in mustaches and beards. A silent janissary band triumphantly reciting songs of valor and honor which only its opponents can hear, eliciting in them both awe and fear. How is it that others … Continue reading

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Episode 98

(29 Minutes) Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA) held its 2012 Annual Conference, on March 3-4, 2012, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. TASSA’s 2012 conference hosted scholars from top institutions including MIT, Yale, … Continue reading

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Episode 97

(29 min.) JEFFREY HALL – Turkish American TV host Goksin Carey visits sculptor Jeff Hall’s studio in Northern Virginia. Jeff tells his story about the Ataturk Society of America (ASA) commissioning him to create a full-sized bronze statue of Mustafa … Continue reading

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Episode 96

(29 Minutes) Holiday Traditions Around the World: A Prime Time Toastmasters Special! The holidays are always a joyous occasion. Knowing this, the Primetime Toastmasters at Fairfax Puplic Access (FPA) decided to take the “fun-notch” up one more level by presenting … Continue reading

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Episode 95

(29 Minutes) The 11th Turkish Festival in DC The Annual Washington DC Turkish Festival brought thousands in downtown DC to celebrate Turkish culture, heritage and friendship between Turkish and American people. Festival goers enjoyed the folk dances, live music performances, … Continue reading

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Episode 94

Amid several well-known Eastern martial arts and meditative practices like Tai-chi, Tae Kwan Do, Karate, Kung fu, Judo, Qigong and Yoga, lays another ancient art-form waiting to be embraced by the masses as the others have been. Kalimasada, an Indonesian … Continue reading

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