Chicago leg of Turkish Olympiads held with great joy

CHICAGO (CIHAN)- The Middle America leg of the 12th International Turkish Language Olympiads was held in Chicago under the name of “Turquoise Language and Culture Festival” on Sunday.

The slogan of the event, which was organized by Turkish American Society (TAS), was “The harmony of different colors and cultures”.

Students from St. Louis, Peoria, Indianapolis, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo and Detroit competed during the competition in singing, poem recitation and folk dances categories to win the right to participate in the team which will represent USA in Turkey in world final of the olympiads.

Students were also allowed to perform dances and songs belonging to their own cultures as well.

hicagoans showed great interest to the event. Along with local people, a number of officials from the US and Turkish governments also attended to the festival.

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USA, CHICAGO, 14 APR 2014

VAR of the performonces during the program
Officials’ speeches

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SOURCE: CIHAN