Turkish flag hoisted in New York

NEW YORK: Tradition flag ceremony was held in New York prior to 34th Turkish Day Festival in front of the bull statue, the symbol of the New York Stock Exchange.

The event which was held by the Federation of Turkish American Associations (TADF) was attended by a number of people including Turkish Ambassador to New York Ertan Yalcin. He stated that Turkish flag hoisted during the event is the symbol of friendly relations between Turkey and the US. Yalcin expressed his thanks to organizers of the festival.

Head of TADF Atilla Pak invited New Yorkers to Turkish Day March which will take place on Saturday.

After the flags were hoisted, Ottoman janissary band played some marches

SOURCE: CIHAN