Address: 303 East Durham Road, Suite F, Cary, NC 27513 (grey-walled strip mall with green awnings) We are extremely happy that we now have a Turk Evi(“Turkish House”)...
Our Grand Opening and Open House took place on Saturday, December 1. The number of attendees and the joy shared by all exceeded our expectations. In addition to the Turkish-American community, many North Carolinians came by to find out more about our cultural activities.
Read the article from News & Observer ,
Watch the Video Clip
And see the Pictures
Opening of ATA-NC Turk Turkish House was also covered by NBC-17 news.
With the opening, we are also starting the “Turkish House” fund-drive.
If you believe that cultural exchange enriches our lives, diversity benefits the whole community, and it is important to have a place where educational, cultural, and social activities can be organized easily and frequently, please make a monetary donation to support “Turkish House”.
Everyone who donates during the month of December will be entered in a drawing for a prize.
We encourage you to send your fully tax deductible donation before the end of the year:
1. ATA-NC’s preferred method would be a check made out to ATA-NC and either hand-delivered or mailed to:
P.O. Box 3035
Cary, NC 27519-30352.
You can also make a donation on-line via Paypal, but please remember that ATA-NC loses 3% of those amounts to Paypal fees.
Thank you and best regards,
ATA-NC Executive Committee
1. What is ATA-NC ?
2. What is Türk Evi ?
ATA-NC is the acronym for the American Turkish Association of North Carolina (www.ata_nc.org).
Founded in 1987, ATA-NC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of Turkish culture and sharing Turkish heritage within the Triangle community and throughout the state of North Carolina .
ATA-NC is not affiliated with any political or religious organization in any way. It is a completely independent organization with no branches or sub-groups under different names.
Türk Evi, also known as Turkish House, is a place where Turkish people living in the Triangle vicinity get together for cultural. educational and social activities aligned with ATA-NC's mission and goals.
It is a 2600 sqft space in downtown Cary with fully equipped kitchen and furnishings. It is operated by a group of our volunteer members dedicated to promoting Turkish culture and hospitality Currently Turkish School for children, Turkish language classes for adults, Anatolian Waves Fok Dance Ensemble and Book Club meet on a regular basis. Other events held are social gatherings fr traditional holidays, soccer game viewings from Turkish TV sport stations, Turkish tea parties, and more. It is open to the public.
The place is avaliable for rental purposes for those interested in a large open space to hold birthday parties, social gatherings, organizational meetings, or other activities.
If you are interested to rent the place or if you have any questions please contact us
Address: 303 East Durham Road, Suite F
Cary, NC 27513 Map
(grey-walled strip mall with green awnings)
Targeting the non-Turkish population:
* Turkish Language lessons for adults
* Turkish Musical instrument lessons
* Turkish Folk Dance lessons for adults
* Cooking demonstrations
* Ebru and other crafts workshops
* Live music / poetry evening
* Movie / documentary screening and discussion
* Chess & backgammon tournaments
* Turkish Coffee – fortune telling
* Casual dancing to Turkish Music
Targeting mostly the Turkish population (in addition to the above):
* Turkish School
* Social get-togethers
* Folk Dance Practices
* Turkish TV related gatherings
* Sporting events (soccer, basketball, etc.)
If you can offer or organize any of these or another event, please let us know.
If you wish to organize an event, or rent the location for a private event please let us know by writing an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting the on-call person for Turk Evi. (http://www.ata-nc.org/list.php?id=11)
Posted on 2011-02-08