Monday, May 27, 2013
More expensive propaganda for the Gulen Movement "Discover Turkish" ha, even the actor is fake.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
11th Turkish Olympiad (the Gulen Show) to take place with 140 countries including the USA Gulen managed Charter Schools
A total of 2,000 students from 140 countries will attend the 11th International Turkish Olympiads, which brings together hundreds of foreign students studying at Turkish schools around the world, this year.
A press conference was held by a member of the International Turkish Olympiads organizing committee, Işılay Saygın, on Monday in İzmir to give details about the 11th International Turkish Olympiads, which will be held between June 1 and 16. The 11th International Turkish Olympiads is organized by the International Turkish Education Association (TÜRKÇEDER). Saygın stated that this year 2,000 students from 140 countries are expected to attend the Turkish Olympiads and set out the timeline of events that will take place over the 16 days in 55 Turkish cities. Stating that students from five continents will compete in 19 categories, such as singing and poetry recitals, during the olympiads, Saygın added that a culture festival will be held at the İzmir Fair Center between May 24 and 26. Saygın stated that the reason why they chose İzmir as the venue of the cultural festival was due to İzmir's bid to host the World's Fair Expo 2020. The cultural festival was held in Ankara in 2011 and in İstanbul in 2012. Students will set up tables at the expo center to introduce their countries to visitors during this festival.
Also speaking at the press conference, the coordinator of the culture festival, Aydın Panayır, said that students from various parts of the world will get a chance to present their cultures to visitors during the festival. He also added that they are expecting 1 million visitors to the cultural festival.
There were also some of the students who will compete in the olympiads at the press conference. Eleven-year-old Eygptian Nadin Aner told the Anatolia news agency that she likes Turkey very much. Stating that Egypt and Turkey are brother countries, Aner added that she is very happy to come to Turkey and attend the Turkish Olympiads.
Each year, about 15,000 students around the world prepare for the Olympiads, but only the finalists who win at national competitions are invited to attend the huge international competition in Turkey. The competition will see gold medals given to the top 10 individuals, silver medals given to the top 10 percent of competitors and bronze medals given to the top 30 percent of competitors.
Source: Today's Zaman, May 20, 2013
Sunday, March 31, 2013
|Charter Schools managed by Gulen followers participate in Turkish Olympiad. Nothing more ridiculous than seeing African Americans in Turkish Costumes.|
|Turkish Olympaid with participants from Gulen managed Charter Schools. Nothing like seeing African American students dressed in Turkish costumes. |
11th international Turkish Olympiads
With pre-qualifying rounds the 11th international Turkish Olympiads has been held in America as well as all over the World.
The Turkish Olympiad hosted 130 students from 15 schools in the northeast region, winners will represent the region in the Olympiads which will be held in Istanbul.
The Turkish Olympiad was organized at Monclair State University and mainly sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Center. Students who participated were from 9 different states between the ages 12 and 18 years old and competed in singing, poetry and cultural folk dance. Students showed their signing skills not only in Turkish but also in Chinese, Spanish and English. The program opened with the American National Anthem and Turkish National Anthem. The Opening speech was done by President of TCC Oguzhan Senturk. He thanked all the teachers and who contributed to the Turkish Olympiad, he said, “expects to win this year’s Turkish Olympiad which will be held in Turkey.
In the competition, teams of Turkish and American students, performanced on cultural folk dance of Bilecek and the Giresun region. Amity School Brooklyn took first place with the Bilecek cultural folk dance.The Paterson School took second place with the Giresun cultural folk dance and the Bergen School took third place. The amphitheater was so packed up that the audience was singing along with the contestants.
The Categoriesof singing in Turkish, Liann Aris who is student at Amity School took first place, she sang “Hor Görme Garibi(Don’t despise poor by Orhan Gencebay)”. She will represent her region in the Turkish Olympiad. Sevili Muminzhanova who is student at James Madison High School took second place with singing “Gunun Birinde (One day)” and finally Alexander Harris who is student at Central Jersey School took third place, he Sang “Hakim Bey (Mister Judge)”. The Audience enjoyed the wonderful musical performance and also a group of students danced with the rhythm of Kemence, which was applauded for a long period of time.
The Students’ performance in reciting verbatim poems amazed the audience in the category of poetry recitation in Turkish. Elizabeth Bowman who is student at Liberty High School took first place; she recited “Baglanmayacaksin by Can Yucel”. Mariam Quraishi who is student at Amity School Brooklyn took second place, she recited “Merhaba (Hello)” and finally Shannon Grierson who is student at Paterson School took third place, she recited “Istanbul’u dinliyorum (Listening Istanbul)”.
Category of singing in English, Nathanail Paige who is student at Central Jersey School took first place. She sang Diamonds by Rihanna. And her performance was praiseworthy. Zehra Abacioglu who is student at Amity School Brooklyn took second place. And Tatiana Hernandez who is student at Bergen School took third place.
Category of singing in Spanish, Suzan Akpinar who is student at Amity School Brooklyn took first place, she sang Poromporompero. Tess Kamuanga who is student at Pioneer Charter School took second place and Alexander Harris who is student at Central Jersey School took third place.
Category of Singing in Chinese, Emma Riglin who is student at Young Scholars of Central Jersey School took first place and Nicholas Hausler from Central Jersey School took second place.
Category of Poetry in Native Language, Gulnur Avci from Amity school Brooklyn took first place, Leyla Ulusoy from Pioneer School took second place and Hacer Kok from Bergen School took third place.
Winning students of the contest will be rewarded on May 4th, 2013 at Pace University in Manhattan.
GULEN WEB SITES THAT SPEAK ABOUT THE TURKISH OLYMPIADS
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Etiyop'ya International Turkish Olympics qualifiers this year,"Universal Peace Right"was the slogan. Turkish schools in Ethiopia, organized by the country's finale viewed with great enthusiasm. In the final song, poetry, folk dances, traditional dances, a lot like the scene of the Ethiopian Academy students had an enjoyable moments the audience.
Gulenists also opened many businesses in Ethiopia one is a Textile Mill.
Gulen Schools Worldwide: PKK leader gives greetings to exiled Gulen: http://www.worldbulletin.net/?aType=haber&ArticleID=105185 Sirri Sureyya Onder, a Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) member of...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Saturday, March 2, 2013
These are the Gulen schools in the Mid Atlantic competiting, although it doesn't say the school name
they give the name of the towns they are from like Greensboro (Triad School of Excellence)
Turkish Cultural Center, New York has been organizing Turkish Olympiads since 2007 in order to promote better understanding of Turkish culture, enrich multicultural diversity and encourage learning of Turkish language in particular. There has been a growing interest in the contest and this year we are expecting hundreds of Turkish and Non-Turkish competitors to participate.
The successful competitors will receive their medals and prizes during the prestigious award ceremony. The award ceremony will take place at Michael Schimmel Center for The Art, NY on the May 4th , 2013
The theme for this competition is ‘’Turkish Language Olympiads, Towards Universal Peace’’. In this regards, the competition welcomes other categories from different languages and cultures. Namely English, Spanish, Chinese and Cultural Folk Dances of different nations
6th Annual New York Turkish Olympiad is organized and mainly sponsored by Turkish Cultural Center New York. The contest consists of two stages; the Qualifying Rounds and Semi Finals.
And The Award Ceremony will be organized to perform special cultural shows and award students in different categories
There will be 3 main categories and 6 other competitions during the Qualifying round as follows;
1) Singing in Turkish
2) Poetry Recitation in Turkish
3) Cultural Folk Dance
1) Poetry Recitation in Native Language (Turkish Language)
2) Reading Contest in Native Language (Turkish Language)
3) Turkish Language Speech Contest
4) Singing in English
5) Singing in Spanish
6) Singing in Chinese
In the main category and other competitions, the best 5 performances will be eligible to proceed to the Finals from the Qualifying Rounds and best 3 Performances will be awarded at the Award Ceremony. The best 3 items/performances will be rewarded and the winner in each competition will be privileged to entertain the audience during the Award Ceremony and receive their awards.
The Qualifying Rounds
The Qualifying Rounds will start with breakfast at 9 A.M and will continue with the performances from 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. Students competing Songs in English, Spanish and Chinese Language are exempted from the test. Place for the qualifying rounds will be announced at the web page.
Finals will be held in New Jersey on March 24th,2013. Finals will start at 2 p.m. and end at 5 p.m
The Award Ceremony will be held at Michael Schimmel Center for The Art, NY on the May 4th , 2013.Award Ceremony will start at 2 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Top performance of each category will have live performance. In addition top three performances in singing in Turkish category and top two performances in Cultural Folk Dance will do live performance at the Award Ceremony.
The top performances of the following categories may represent New York Region in 10th International Turkish Olympiad in Turkey between June 1st – June 16th, 2013 if the competitors meet participation criteria of Turkish Olympiad in Turkey.
Singing in Turkish
Poetry Recitation in Turkish
Cultural Folk Dance
Turkish Language Speech Contest
There will be nine categories in the contest that the competitors will compete. The Categories of the contest are: Singing and poetry recitation in Turkish, cultural folk dance, poetry recitation in the native language (Turkish Language), essay writing, Turkish Language Speech Contest, singing in English, Spanish and Chinese. The Panel of Jury will evaluate the performances according to the evaluation criteria determined by the Organizing Committee. The decision made by the Panel of Jury is final and irrevocable.