32nd Turkish Day Parade and Festival
Friday, May 17, 2013
NEW YORK - Turkish flag was raised at Wall Street in New York within the scope of annual Turkish Day organized by Federation of Turkish American Associations (FTAA).
Turkey's United Nations (UN) Permanent Representative Halit Cevik, Turkish Consul General in New York Levent Bilgen, FTAA Director Ali Cinar, as well as politicians from Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) attended the ceremony.
Bilgen emphasized the increasing visibility of Turks in the US in economic, social and cultural terms each year.
After the speeches, Turkish flag was raised together with 2020 Istanbul Olympics Game flag in company with Turkish national anthem.
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