Turkish Olympiads Worldwide

Turkish Olympiads Worldwide
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Saturday, March 2, 2013

6th Gulen Turkish Language Olympiad New York 2013


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;

Main categories:

1) Singing in Turkish

2) Poetry Recitation in Turkish

3) Cultural Folk Dance

Other Competitions:

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

Award Ceremony

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.


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