Turkishfest 2013

23rd Annual - Houston, Texas

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Turkishfest Highlights

Grand Bazaar

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Grand Bazaar, having over 20 booths and stands, also offers a wide variety of handcrafts reflecting the art and traditions of Ottoman and Turkish culture (ceramic, copper, jewellry, etc). 

Live Concerts & Entertainment




We proudly present our featured artist for the festival this year. The HOYTUR Turkish Folk Dance Group is an international award winning group from the Çankaya Municipality (the central metropolitan district of Ankara - The capital of Turkey)




Every year, Houston Turkish Festival brings a wide variety of musicians and entertainers to Houston. Whether you're into rock, pop, tradiational Turkish Music or Oriental Dances there's an event for you.

Authentic Turkish Food


According to many culinary experts, Turkish food is considered to be among the top three greatest cuisines in the world along with French and Chinese. Some may agree with the French and Chinese but find the Turkish one debatable.

Turkish Disco Night

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After busy and fun filled Saturday, join us for grand finale.

Cultural Exhibitions

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Cultural events include lectures on a wide variety of topics from history of Sufism and Rumi to Christian sites of Turkey, from ecological and biological treasures of Turkey to its economic role in the Eurasia region, and concerts of various artists.  These lectures are typically done at our annual festival, or other special occasions such as the Turkey Day organized by the Houston World Affairs Council for area high school teachers.  

Kids Activities

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ATA Houston didn’t forget about the kids. In the 23rd Turkish Festival, there will also be various attractive activities for kids in the children’s corner.