Upcoming Events December 2014
UPCOMING TCF EVENTS DECEMBER 2014
Boda - Sweden
Date: June 14, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Exhibition: "Glass Unlimited - Made in Istanbul"
Place: The Glass Factory Museum
Information: http://theglassfactory.se/english/exhibition/east-meets-west-turkish-glass/
The participation of Ahmet Özdeniz, Barış Can Aksakal, Hale Hendekcigil and Mehmet Kömürcü in this event is supported through the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Boston - USA
Date: October 29 - December 15, 2014
Festival: 19th Boston Turkish Festival - Colors of Anatolia
Information: http://www.bostonturkishfestival.org/
This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Florence - ITALY
Date: December 4 - 6, 2014
Presentation: "St. Paul Trail" by Kate Clow, Chairman of Culture Routes in Turkey
Place: European Pilgrimage Routes for Promoting Sustainable and Quality Tourism in Rural Areas, organized by Universita degli studi Firenze
Kate Clow’s participation in this event is supported through the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Florence - ITALY
Date: December 4 - 6, 2014
Presentation: "The Evliya Çelebi Way" by Hüseyin Eryurt, Coordinator of the Culture Routes in Turkey
Place: European Pilgrimage Routes for Promoting Sustainable and Quality Tourism in Rural Areas, organized by Universita degli studi Firenze
Hüseyin Eryurt’s participation in this event is supported through the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Atlanta - USA
Date: December 6, 2014 7:00 pm
Film: The American Turkish Friendship Council "Turkish Movie Night" event features "The Butterfly's Dream"
Place: Georgia Tech Craft Center 350 Ferst Drive Atlanta, GA 30313
Information:  http://www.theatfc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=181&Itemid=50
This event is supported by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Kobe - JAPAN
Date: December 6, 2014, 1:00-2:00 pm
Lecture: “The Art of Turkish Carpets and Carpet Collections in National and International Museums” by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation
Place: Konan University
Information: http://www.konan-u.ac.jp/english/index.html
Lecture will be presented in Japanese.

İzmir - TURKEY
Date: December 8 - 29, 2014
Residency: Manasi Ghanekar, dancer, participates in the Dance Residency Program based on Turkish and Indian Dance traditions
Place: Department of Turkish Folk Dance, State Turkish Music Conservatory at Ege University.
Manasi Ghanekar’s participation in this program is supported through the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Tokyo - JAPAN
Date: December 12, 2014, 2:20-3:50 pm
Lecture: “The Art of Turkish Carpets” by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation.
Place: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Information: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/
Lecture will be presented in Japanese.

New York - USA
Date: December 12, 2014 - January 15, 2015
Mixed Exhibition: “Istanbul Breeze” Turkish modern art exhibition
Place: Bene Rialto, 13 West 38th Street New York, NY 10018, 4th Floor
Information: http://www.benerialto.com/artist-gallery/
This event is a joint project between ARMAGGAN Art & Design Gallery and the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Seattle - USA
Date: December 15, 2014
Event: The World Affairs Council of Seattle will host Prof. Reşat Kasaba, Director of the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, for an evening of discussion about current US-Turkey relations.
Place: University of Washington
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

İstanbul - TURKEY
Date: December  16, 2014
TCF Lecture: “Cinema in Turkey: A Multiple History” by Dr. Savaş Arslan, Bahçeşehir University
Place: TCF İstanbul office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture will be presented in English.

İstanbul - TURKEY
Date: December 23, 2014
TCF Lecture: “Geçmişin İzlerinden Günümüz Tekstillerinde Doğal Boyaların Hayat Bulması (Understanding and Conserving the Past and Recreating Natural Dyes for Today) by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU
Place: TCF İstanbul office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

İstanbul - TURKEY
Date: December 23, 2014
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “Artisan Foodshopkeepers of Istanbul” by Tuba Şatana
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center-YESAM
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

Beijing - CHINA
Date: September - December, 2014
Residency: Caner Karavit, Professor at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University will be in residence studying traditional Chinese paintings under the direction of Han Shi Liu.
Dr. Karavit's participation in this program is supported through the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

The events listed on this newsletter require registration or invitation. For more information on how to attend, please visit the provided links.

For a listing of Turkish cultural events around the world, visit the TCF Calendar.

 
   
   
   
   
 
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