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7th Annual Turkish Culture and Language Olympiad is on the way! ( Sunday, 24 March 2013 ) PDF Print E-mail

Raindrop Foundation is organizing the 7th Annual Turkish Culture and Language Olympiad Southwestern States Awards Gala and everyone is invited to this exciting event that contributes in very colorful cultural life of Greater Houston area and Great State of Texas. The event's aim is to increase students' awareness of and motivation for learning a foreign language and culture and features a variety of performances in a professionally planned stage



Here are the event's details:

Name of the event : 7th Annual Turkish Culture and Language Olympiad Southwestern States Awards Gala

Date : Sunday, March 24th ,2013

Time : 3 PM.-5:00 PM.

Venue : Arena Theater in Houston

Address : 7326 Southwest Fwy  Houston, TX 77074

Host : Raindrop Foundation   9301 W Bellfort Ave. Houston, TX 77031 713 974 1412 www.turkishhouse.org

Details : Free and open to the public.

Turkish language is spoken by over 250 million people in the world. Today Turkish is taught in 140 countries as a second language in many leading high schools and colleges as well as in United States. Moreover, Turkish is one of the critical-need languages under the National Security Language Initiative that highlights Turkish Language as “actively sought by universities, government agencies and the business sector for their skills, experience, and knowledge!” (www.nsliforyouth.org)
Raindrop Turkish House is teaching Turkish classes in 17 cities in Texas and neighboring states including Oklahoma, Mississippi, Kansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Arkansas. In order to promote Turkish language learning and cultural diversity, Raindrop has been organizing Turkish Language Olympiads since 2007.