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Seattle Center Festál presents Turkfest in partnership with the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington (TACAWA). The festival boasts a lively marketplace, food, music, dance, and more.

Turkfest is an annual cultural festival in Seattle, whose mission is to foster friendship, to highlight the diversity and richness of Turkish culture and Turkish speaking countries, and cooperate throughout the greater community by organizing educational, entertaining, and engaging cultural programs that celebrate Turkish and Turkic cultures and heritage.

This event is free and open to the public.

Integrating Eastern and Western influences through Turkish arts and expression, textile displays, workshops and rich cuisine.
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TurkFest is an annual cultural festival in Seattle, WA whose mission is to foster friendship, understanding, and cooperation throughout the greater community by organizing educational, entertaining, and engaging cultural programs that celebrate Turkish culture and heritage. TurkFest is a part of the Festál series presented by Seattle Center. The festival is produced by TACAWA, the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington, and its group of committed volunteers from the Turkish-American community.

This celebration of Turkish culture has grown annually since its inception in 2001, boasting an increasing variety of traditional and contemporary performances, art and textile exhibitions, documentaries, youth activities, cuisine, workshops and genuine Turkish products vendors. The festival takes place in October every year as a part of Turkish Heritage Month celebrations as proclaimed by the Washington State Governor that also covers the celebration of the founding of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, Seattle Turkish Film Festival and commemoration of the founding father of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

Each year, TurkFest invites dancers, musicians, and artists from around the country and Turkey to share their artistic forms of expression with local audiences. TACAWA is proud to organize this free cultural event for the enjoyment of the diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.