Published on May 5, 2014
7th International Language and Culture Festival on Thursday, April 10th , 2014 at NYU - Skirball Center for the Performing Arts by TURKISH CULTURAL CENTER of NY The mission of International Language and Culture Festival is to contribute to linguistic and cultural diversity of the United States by encouraging and motivating students in secondary schools and colleges as well as adult learners to showcase their knowledge and skills of Turkish language and its culture in a friendly contest and to develop understanding and respect among cultures. Turkish Cultural Center of New York has been organizing Turkish Language Olympiads since 2007. Our purpose is to promote better understanding of the Turkish culture, enrich multicultural diversity and encourage learning Turkish as a Second Language. With the themes of last two years was to "Celebrate Diversity", this year's theme of the competition is officially extended to World Languages & Cultures, inviting major languages and cultures. English, Russian, Moldavian, Kazakhstani, Bulgarian, Tunisian, Spanish and Chinese languages were already integrated into the competition. Therefore, Turkish Language Olympiads title changed to International Language and Culture Festival.