The American Friends of Turkey, Inc.

Nina Solarz, President

Welcome to the American Friends of Turkey website. Please take a moment to learn about our programs, lectures and trips which are designed to strengthen the cultural ties between Turkey and the United States.

You are cordially invited to participate in our programs, as well as to learn about the many events in the Washington area and around the country dedicated to enhancing Turkish-American relations. In addition, you will find information about museum exhibits, books, current affairs and activities involving other Turkish-American organizations.

I hope that you will join our many friends and associates by becoming a member of The American Friends of Turkey, and I look forward to welcoming you at some of our outstanding future programs.

Experience the Tastes and Traditions of Turkey

American Friends of Turkey, in cooperation with the Turkish Cultural Foundation and the Culinary Arts Center (YESAM) in Istanbul, is excited to announce an educational opportunity in Turkey. We are now accepting reservations for the Food, Wine and Culture tour that will take place September 6 - 20, 2014. This is going to be a fabulous and unique tour! If you want to know more about the upcoming Food, Wine and Culture tour, or would like to be added to our mailing list for all our special events click here.

Download the complete trip itinerary (6.8 MB PDF file)