Turkish American Friendship Society of US

Reception of World Affairs Council and TAFSUS

TAFSUS sponsored the WAC lunchoen with H.E. Nabi Sensoy, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the United States on November 30, 2007. Below are some pictures from the event.

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.

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.

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.

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.

An animation of Turkish cities