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Selected Poetry from Turkey and the World
Thursday, April 24, 2003 - @7:00 PM
New York - Turkish Culture Festival - 2003


  • Opening Reception
  • Opening Remarks by Omer ONHON, Turkish Council
  • Introduction - Readings of Turkish and English Poems on Peace & Woman
  • Piano performance by Yasin UYGUNCA
  • Baglama performance by Tayyar AKDENIZ
  • Music performance  by Gokalp DISIAÇIK & Bridget ROBBINS
  • A poem and piano by Ali KAHYA
  • Piano performance  by Burak AKTEN
  • Musical Performance & Closing


Place: Turkish House
            821 United Nations Plaza, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10017
            (the corner of 46th street and 1st avenue)
(212) 682-7688 or (718) 846-5776
Organized by:
Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium
Sponsored by:
FTAA - http://www.tadf.org
Turkish and English
Hosted by:
Bircan Ünver and Ugur Ugural
For more information:
contact@lightmillennium.org or bircanunver@earthlink.net

Photo: Emine Tuzcuoglu

POETRY READERS (in alphabetical order):
Marco APONTE, Ceren ARSLANBAS, Taskin ATILGAN, Erhan BERBER, Ismail COMERT, Feray GIRGIN, Farah Yurdaozu GORE, Handan HIZMETLI, Elcin Oflaz LAUNER, Ali KAHYA, Beyhan KARAHAN, Ali Aslan KILIC, Zeynep KUNT, Gungor MIMAROGLU, Ilhan MIMAROGLU, Elif OZMENEK, Buket SAHIN, Selin SENOL, Burak TANSUG, Gonca TIMURAY, Robby THOMPSON, Mehmet UCA, Ugur UGURAL, Sule ULGEN, Husamettin UNSAL, Ulku Batur TUZCUOGLU, UNSOY, Bircan UNVER, Ibrahim YAZICI, Ahmet YESILTEPE, Bahar YUCEL

Welcome all poetry lovers…

Free admission.

Dear friends:

WELCOME to the "Peace and Woman" poetry event.  With the idea that arts and sharing is our most powerful weapon, it is our hope that you will express your feelings via poetry tonight. 

Whether you read or listen, YOU will help us spread our longing for peace and our appreciation of women in society, for peace would not be possible in a society without women.  With your participation as the readers and audience of the program; our aim is to share an unforgettable evening, which will remain in our memories.

Thank you for joining us tonight with poetry, music and light....

Bircan Ünver
The Light Millennium


"ON PEACE AND WOMAN - Selected Poetry from Turkey and the World" a night of poetry is organized as part of the FTAA's - Turkish Culture Festival" and 22nd Traditional Turkish-American Day Parade. For more information: http://www.tadf.org

For more info on the poetry event:
New York was a scene for an evening of poetry...

This issue is dedicated to the Peace Process of SRI LANKA & prominent Turkish author Yasar KEMAL

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