One World @ One Place
Sunday 23rd October 2016 Empire State Plaza – Convention Center (From 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM, )
Click here to see Directions and Parking information Click here to see Parking Lots and Parking Charges information Attractions: Parade of Nations, Crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, Native Dance and Music, Ethnic Foods, Unique Crafts, and much more.
Celebrate the World
In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the third was t...
Cultural Fiesta
Please join us at the spectacular representation of the Global Cultural Integration @One Place on Sunday, October 23rd 2016  This idea was soon turned into a reality and first ethnic festival was held on October 27, 1972.  We named it “Festival of Nations”.  It was held at the Hudson Valley Community Collage.It was welcomed so much that thousands of people h...
Bringing Community Together
The word got around about us – how much enjoyment we offer for the family on one Sunday afternoon in the Fall of every year.  Now there are several international bazaars/festivals in the area.  They are organized by different institutions.  Our Festival of Nations remains the original.  It is unique, in the sense that we, the participating nations, ourselves, organize everythin...
See You at the Empire Plaza
 This year, we are celebrating our 45th annual Festival with you! We hope you enjoy your few hours with us by looking at the arts and crafts from different parts of the world; by tasting delicious ethnic foods; and by being part of the audience indulging in the music with rhythm and dances representing various cultures and traditions of the world.
History of The Festival of Nations
  In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the t...

Turkey

Posted By: bshakers on July 27, 2010 in - Comments: 2 Comments »

  • Local Community Information

Turkish Cultural Center Albany is a non-profit and public charitable foundation for the benefit of the New York State’s Capital District area. The primary goal of TCCA is to promote, support, conduct, and maintain educational programs to prepare our community, in particular our youth, for a peaceful multicultural global society. TCCA organizes after school and weekend classes to enhance the academic success of youth, educational programs to foster better understanding of Turkish language, history, cultural traditions, and arts and crafts,cultural activities to promote mutual understanding and appreciation between diverse communities.

We as Turkish Americans purchased a building in Menands, to sustain the operations of TCCA. We are preparing for a long-term permanent presence for TCCA in the Capital District.
Our building has two floors, with adequate space (5500 sq-ft).The first floor of the building is used for educational and tutoring activities, and the second floor for cultural activities. TCCA educational activities will be operated under the name of Behice Demirel Learning Center. We would like to thank Mrs. Demirel for her contributions.

Turkish Cultural Center Albany is located at 291 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204

Turkish Cultural Center Albany is a non-membership organization and everyone is welcomed to participate in our activities which includes Friendship Picnics. Turkish Classes, English Classes, Turkish Movie Nights, Turkish Ebru Art (Water Marbling) Classes, Seminars on Education, Health and Social issues, Weekend school and afterschool progams.

For more info please visit our website at www.tccalbany.org or reach  Director of TCCA, Mr.Veysel Ucan at director@tccalbany.org  and at (518) 951 0309.
Please read the article at Times Union about Turkish Cultural Center at http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Turkish-Cultural-Center-aims-to-bridge-East-and-625892.php

  • Website

www.tccalbany.org

  • Performance

This year we will not have any performance group.

  • Foods

Traditional Turkish food, drinks and desserts will be served.

  • Miss Festival Candidate
We will not have a candiate for Miss.Festival of Nations
  • Arts and Crafts

Turkish gifts, souvenirs will be on sale.

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  1. veysel ucan says:

    Corrections:
    Performance: This year we will not have any performance group.

    Food Section: Traditional Turkish food, drinks and desserts will be served.

    Can you please remove whatever is written at the Arts and Crafts section and rewrite that Turkish gifts, souveniours will be on sale.

    • bshakers says:

      Things will be taken care of soon. Please visit your webpage and let us know if there is any question. Thanks for the post.

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