Azerbaijan, a Turkic country in the Caucasus region, is garning more attention in the Washington DC region due largely to the Karabakh Foundation's efforts in promoting Azerbaijani culture. Executive director Diana Cohen Altman outlines the organization's mission in Episode 85 while Kelsey King, the Program Officer of Cultural Affairs, conducts an interview with Anna Stenko in which the artwork of Stenko's father,Kamil Najafzade, is discussed. The famous painter's artwork is a testament to Azerbaijan's rich history and was showcased at an exhibition organized by the Karabakh Foundation titled, "Azerbaijani artist in every sense: Kamil Najafzade".

September 2012 marked the first ever Turkish Cultural Heritage Month and its kick-off reception in the US House of Representatives is covered in this episode. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx and Lincoln McCurdy, president of the Turkish Coalition of America, can be seen discussing the Turkey Caucus' progression into becoming the current largest bi-national congressional caucus. ATA-DC members Gizem Salcigil White and Demet Cabbar explain the month's significance and how it was incepted.

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Turkish-American Hour is a monthly TV program in English aired in Washington DC Metropolitan area cable channels. It is a production of Turkish-American Television, a not-for profit community organization in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Turkish-American Hour is a monthly TV program in English aired in Washington DC Metropolitan area cable channels. It is a production of Turkish-American Television, a not-for profit community organization in Fairfax, Virginia.

Turkish-American Television

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Our mission is to inform the Greater Washington DC community about events and activities related to Turkish-American life, art, and culture.

The Turkish-American TV is committed to bring cultural programs that educate, enrich, and entertain viewers of all ages. Our shows include interviews with prominent Turkish-Americans, music and dance performances, Turkish cuisine and cooking, and news from local festivals, concerts, conferences, and sports events.

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