Turkish coffee culture is world renowned, and on May 11th the Mobile Turkish Coffee House will be coming to Harvard Square. In collaboration with the Turkish Embassy’s Culture and Tourism Office, the American Turkish Association (ATA-DC) is pleased to announce our ‘Turkish Coffee Culture Series 2012 – From 16th Century to 21st Century and Beyond” which will take place in five states starting this April.
The Mobile Turkish Coffee Truck will share free Turkish coffee with the people and show how Turkish coffee can easily fit into our daily routine.
May 11 – Harvard Square (10 am – 6 pm) on JFK Street
By introducing this cultural series, we aim to increase awareness of the ‘Turkish coffee culture’ while bringing two societies that love coffee closer together.” said Gizem Salcigil White, project manager.
Later that evening, the Mobile Turkish Coffee House will be presenting “Turkish Coffee Culture Event: From 16th Century to 21st Century and Beyond.” at Harvard University.
Join them for a presentation on the rich and remarkable history of ‘Turkish Coffee Culture’ and a coffee tasting reception. The event will feature coffee presentations, free tastings by Turkey’s oldest Turkish coffee ground seller; Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, followed by a networking reception and a raffle that includes a round-trip ticket from Turkish Airlines to Turkey as the top prize.
Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Address: Fireside Room, in Dudley House (Lehmann Hall) inside Harvard Yard
*More details can be found at www.turkayfe.org
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