Penn Museum to Celebrate the Republic of Turkey

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Pam Kosty | | 215-898-4045May 2, 2008

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will spotlight Turkey in Turkish Delight! from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, May 3.

The day will feature belly-dance and folk-dance performances, talks on Turkey’s culture and history by historians and archaeologists, discussions of Turkish life by Turkish students from Penn and Drexel University, poetry readings, an award-winning Turkish movie, a food demonstration, a mosaic-tile workshop and a “Grand Bazaar.”
Turkish Delight! is co-sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Foundation, the Turkish American Friendship Society of the U.S., the Middle East Center at Penn and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.

Details on the day’s activities are available at