Dear Friends,

We are recruiting for our 2014 Turkish folk dance group. Our major event is FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (May 1-4, 2014), and we would like you to join us at the festival.

No prior experience is required. Your participation is very important and highly encouraged. Practices will be held weekly on Saturdays, starting on Saturday, January 11th.

Below is detailed information about the weekly practices.

When:  Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00pm Jan 11 – April 26

Where: Olivet Congregational Church, 1850 Iglehart Ave, St Paul MN, 55104

Who should attend: Anybody who wants to get some good exercise while learning Turkish folk dancing, and have fun spending time with us. The more the merrier.

Instructors: Nese Yurttas & Figen Haugen

Dances: Two dances: Artvin and Trabzon Regions.

One Time Fee: We will collect $20.00 one-time fee from each dancer as donation. The donation money will be used for renting the practice place, costumes, and other fees related to the festival and performances.

Please reply to Nese Yurttas (, and Figen Haugen ( if you are interested joining us.

We are looking forward to seeing you on Saturday Jan 11th.

Nese Yurttas and Figen Haugen on behalf of TAAM Festival Committee.