Children’s Festival 2012

The Turkish-American Society of Michigan ( hosted an event – that both honors children and provides them with lots of fun. It’s The 2012 Annual International Children’s Festival – a multicultural event at Wayne State University in the heart of Detroit, Michigan.

Event was on May 12, 2012 with participation of 20 groups of children and more than 1000 in attendance. The event is MC’ed by WLNS TV6 news Anchor Sheri Jones.

The festivities included ethnic performance groups from: Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, China, Germany, India, Iraq, Japan, Macedonia, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia, Turkey, USA, USA Urban Hip Hop and West Africa(Senegal, Mali, Guinea).

Women’s Branch of TASM ran a bake sale to offer Turkish food delicacies and refreshments together with face painting, popcorn and cotton candy and various entertainments for children.

There were 20 country display stands at exihibition before the event.

Several Elected Leaders, Consuls, Professors and Mayors of the surrounding cities were among the guests. Event organized by Turkish American Society of Michigan, Niagara Foundation, Balkan American Community Center.


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