Monthly Archives: May 2011

A remarkable experience: Demet Sağıroğlu & NY Gypsy All-Stars at Drom NYC

The Turkspot team spent the night at New York City’s Drom on Saturday, May 14. The line-up, even though we weren’t really familiar with the band at the time, looked pretty promising: NY Gypsy All-Stars and special guest, Demet Sağıroğlu. … Continue reading

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May 19th – Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

Today, we celebrate the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on the 92nd anniversary of Mustafa Kemal’s arrival to Samsun to start the Turkish War of Independence. His travel symbolizes the start of a movement that fought a war … Continue reading

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Chicago Turkish Festival

The first major Turkish Festival of the year, Chicago Turkish Festival, is taking place in Chicago in the next few days. The festival features all sorts of Turkish flavored exhibitions and performances: classical Turkish  music and folk music concerts, a … Continue reading

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Cafe Divan – Review

After a long period of time, Turkspot team visited Cafe Divan two weeks ago with a gang of about 20 people. There is a lot to say… Here is a review from four of the gang members, straight from the … Continue reading

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