Penn State Harrisburg hosts Turkish poetry reading April 2

March 12, 2004

A public poetry recital focusing on the history of Turkey comes to the Olmsted Auditorium at Penn State Harrisburg Friday, April 2. The 8 p.m. event will feature 29 poems recited in Turkish chosen from 11 Turkish poets. The poems will be accompanied by Turkish folk songs and a slide show. Turkey, as well as its largest city, Istanbul, is located on two continents, Europe and Asia with two cultures from the East and the West. The history of Turkey is also the history of the struggle between eastern and western cultures which left painful memories on the road to democracy. The recital is free and open to the public.
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