Turkish Heritage Month goes live in Washington DC

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With Turkish flags flying overhead, rows of vendors selling crafts, and Turkish dancers and musicians performing at the end of a pier in Washington DC, for one day the Potomac River looked a lot like the coast of Anatolia. The theme for this year’s festivities – which kicked off with a festival on Sunday and will continue throughout October – is the Aegean Sea, a nod to one of Turkey’s most popular areas. After sitting out last year’s live events (and going online instead) due to the Covid pandemic, this year’s festival, which launches the ninth annual Turkish Heritage Month, was something of …

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