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Discover 2014 OKC Annual Turkish Festival!

Turkish Festival young girls dance in traditional outfits
Turkish Festival young girls dance in traditional outfits
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OKC Turkish Festival, will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 26th and 27th, 2014. This event is free and open to the public, and is highly supported by the Flower Garden Park District, Helm Farm Neighborhood and the Western Avenue Historic District.

Raindrop Turkish House is a national organization that invites peace, education and awareness of cultures. The Raindrop House is also the sponsor of OKC Charter Schools the Dove Academies, an upper and lower school dedicated to math and science.

This Raindrop House property provides meeting space for social education about Turkish culture, but also for various other learning opportunities that bring concerned or celebrating citizens together. http://www.raindropturkishhouse.org/oklahomacity/77474-turkish-festival-... They offer luncheons, dinners and meetings year round, for local and national speakers to provide enlightenment on world and local issues of interest.

Attached are photos from a prior festival, showing the ancient art of Ebru painting ( water marbling is the proper term, see here: http://www.examiner.com/article/ebru-turkish-water-marbling-demonstration), wares available for sale in the Ottoman Marketplace, dancers, music. art, jewelry, clothing, household goods. Overall goodwill at this event, which is heavily attended by the neighbors on foot but also is a planned destination. This location, close to Penn Square Mall is high traffic and some just happen upon it. So, 44th and North Classen, Oklahoma City 73118.

Raindrop offers cooking and language classes, social groups for women and Friday night socials which include traditional fare and some version of entertainment, usually under 15$ per person.