Author: TAS Michigan
Embrace Relief and Turkish American Society of Michigan’s “Water Wells” campaign is easing the difficulty of obtaining drinking water in Haiti, Senegal, Sudan, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Chad and Cameroon. The droughts worsen and even drought-resistant camels are beginning to die. The death of the camels is an alarming sign that other less resistant wildlife are in greater danger. It is clear that the living conditions are unbearable in a place where wild animals who are accustomed to extremely hard conditions die. This is even worse for people living in these regions because they have almost no drinking water. As human beings we should keep helping those who are in need. The locals living in these regions cannot obtain clean water, due to droughts, lack of infrastructure and past...Read More
Festival Booklet 7th Annual International Children’s Festival Come, join us to celebrate the 7th Annual International Children’s Festival, a truly multicultural, family event! Sunday, May 21st, 2017 Food Stands (an amazing selection of various cuisines), Children’s Entertainment and Country Exhibits: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Stage Performances: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Venue: Balkan American Community Center 1451 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48083 Fee : $5 per person, free for children under 6. Tickets can be purchased at the door of the festival location. (This fee covers entrance to the festival and the stage performances) Raffle after the stage performances – Birthday party package ($400 value) – 3 bicycles Balkan American Cultural Center Please watch our 2017 Children’s Festival Promotion Video! The celebrations and activities of the day will present opportunities to children with a variety of backgrounds to interact and learn about other cultures and traditions by performing their unique dances, songs, and experiencing many more attractions. In 2016, the International Children’s Festival featured ethnic representation from 40 different groups including Albania, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Gambia, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen. More than 400 children representing 21 different countries/cultures attended the International Children’s Festival with...Read More
Turkish Tea Night – Friday, April 22, 2016 – Detroit You are cordially invited to TASM Tea Night! Tea has been an exceptional drink of Turkish culture for centuries. It is not only a drink; it represents many characteristics of the Turkish culture and the people of Turkey. Our honorary guest for the night is Katharine Branning; the author of the well-known book: “Yes, I would love another Glass of Tea”. In her book, she reflects her view of Turkey and Turkish people through a glass of tea. Katharine Branning & Turkish Tea: https://youtu.be/GJy6QPIQhKo Join us for a glass...Read More
Turkish Food Night Friday, April 1st Come and join us at the Turkish Food Night on Friday, April 1st, 2016 at 6:30 PM to enjoy delicious homemade Turkish food in a friendly atmosphere. Come with your family, friends and children. We look forward to meeting you. Please RSVP by clicking here. You can pay at the door. Menu Oven Roasted Meat with Vegetables (Firinda Sebzeli Et) Rice (Pirinc Pilavi) Yogurt Soup (Yarmali Yogurt Corbasi) Lettuce Salad (Kivircik Salata) Stuffed Vine Leave with Olive Oil (Zeytinyagli Yaprak Sarmasi) Venue Balkan American Community Center 1451 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48083...Read More
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