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SCHEDULE

The 13th Annual Chicago Turkish Festival will be held at Daley Plaza from Wednesday, September 2nd through Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Admission is free and the Festival Booths will be open between 10:00am - 6:00pm daily.  Noon-time stage Performances will be held starting at 12:00pm noon except on the first day of the festival.  On Wednesday,September 2nd, the Opening Ceremony  will be held at 2:00 pm.  Please see details below:

September 2, 2015  Wednesday  
Festival Booths are open between 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

  2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

OPENING CEREMONY 
Flag Ceremony and Opening Remarks
Ottoman Army Marching Band (Mehter)

  2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES 
Dokuz Eylul University Anadoludan Esintiler Folk Dance Group
Whirling Dervishes
Fashion Show by Konya Olgunlasma Fashion Institute

September 3, 2015  Thursday

12:00 - 2:30 pm

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
Ottoman Army Marching Band (Mehter)
Dokuz Eylul University Anadoludan Esintiler Folk Dance Group
Whirling Dervishes
Fashion Show by Konya Olgunlasma Fashion Institute

September 4, 2015   Friday

12:00 - 2:30 pm

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
Ottoman Army Marching Band (Mehter)
Dokuz Eylul University Anadoludan Esintiler Folk Dance Group
Whirling Dervishes
Fashion Show by Konya Olgunlasma Fashion Institute

September 5, 2015   Saturday

12:00 - 2:30 pm

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
Ottoman Army Marching Band (Mehter)
Dokuz Eylul University Anadoludan Esintiler Folk Dance Group
Whirling Dervishes
Fashion Show by Konya Olgunlasma Fashion Institute

CLOSING CEREMONY


ACTIVITIES & BOOTHS 

Land of Civilizations & Atatürk Exhibit 
Guest City: Kahramanmaras 
Sights and Sounds of Kahramanmaras Region 
Folk Dances & Music 
Whirling Dervishes 
Traditional Fashion Show 
Fine Arts and Handicrafts 
Souvenirs & Books 
Travel Information 
Turkish Cuisine & Turkish Coffee 
Orchid Ice-cream from Kahramanmaras 
TACA & TEGV (Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey) Activities for Kids, and Karagöz & Hacivat Show 

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