Turkish Cultural Center opens in New Hampshire


Date posted: March 25, 2013

Turkish Cultural Center New Hampshire opened it doors at a ceremony held in Manchester on Saturday with the participation of Governor Maggie Hassan, many state politicians, and businessmen.

On Saturday, Governor Maggie Hassan joined Council of Turkic American Associations (CTAA) President Furkan Kosar, and Turkish Cultural Center New Hampshire (TCCNH) President Eyup Sener as well as a host of other local officials for the ribbon cutting of Turkish Cultural Center New Hampshire in Manchester.

“With today’s ribbon cutting, it is easy to see the positive impact that Turkish Cultural Center has already made in the Manchester community and I am confident that we will continue to see great things from the Center in the future, the Center supports multiculturalism and is dedicated to establishing good relations between the American and Turkish communities in Manchester” said Governor Maggie Hassan. After the speech, Governor Hassan presented a Proclamation document for Turkish Cultural Center to CTAA President Furkan Kosar and TCCNH President Eyup Sener. 

Giving the opening speech at the ceremony, TCCNH President Eyup Sener stated that he sincerely believes the newly established cultural center will contribute significantly to New Hampshire.

Also Speaking at event CTAA President Furkan Kosar speaking to the Irish Americans in ceremony gave and interesting fact about Ireland stated: “During Great Famine in Ireland around 1845, Ottoman Empire Sultan Abdul Majid gave $1,000 starling and also sent three ships food supplies, Sultan Abdul Majid actually wanted to give 10,000 but since Queen Victoria gave only $2,000, they only received $1,000.” Mr. Kosar, also stated: ” We are very happy to be here in this new centers opening as it becomes the 45 member of the Council of Turkic American Associations, which is the biggest Turkic American organization in the northeastern region,”

Among the participants of the ceremony were Majority Leader Steve Shurtleff, Turkish Consul General Burak Kararti, Majority Leader Steve Shurtleff, 10 New Hampshire House of Representatives, Peace Islands institute CEO Murat Kaval


Related News

Commentary: Abuses rampant in wake of Turkish coup

We don’t know a lot. But what we do know should cause us to ask our elected officials to look carefully at any request for extradition for Fethullah Gulen. We don’t know everything, but we know that the post-coup crackdown has included public appeals “to be protected from the evil things of educated people.” Nearly 60,000 have been detained. Some 1,600 university academic deans have been relieved of their positions.

Erdoğanist Turks Target Inter-Cultural Dialogue Activities Of Gülen Followers In Germany

A group of pro-Erdoğan Turkish Islamists came together in the city of Duisburg, Germany, and protested the schools operated and inter-cultural dialogue activities which have been carried out by the Turkish people who are affiliated with the Gülen movement.

Report: Turkey Mulling Attack On Fethullah Gulen

Turkish security services have reportedly been planning an attack on U.S.-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric suspected of masterminding the July 15 coup plot, a number of sources confirmed. The source said a Turkish intelligence unit in the U.S. had been monitoring the Gulen’s compound for several weeks and that the security was easy to breach.

Hizmet’s Relations with Other Muslim Communities in the United States

There seems to be some level of disconnection between the Hizmet and the other Muslim communities in the United States. It should be acknowledged that some volunteers or institutions of the Hizmet movement have already achieved a good level of cooperation with other Muslim communities in certain places; nevertheless, such good examples are only local and very limited.

Niagara Foundation Peace and Dialogue Award Honorees Recognized in Chicago

2013 Annual Peace and Dialogue Awards by the Chicago-based Niagara Foundation were presented to their honorees at an event on September 16th in University Club of Chicago, a historic building of the city. At the ceremony emceed by Rob Stafford of NBC 5, the awards were given in the categories “Commitment”, “Public Service” and “Fethullah Gulen Award.” […]

Turkic American Alliance’s iftar brought diplomats together in Washington DC

The Turkic American Alliance (TAA), which is an umbrella organization with more than 200 member organizations, and its component organization Rumi Forum came together to host a Ramadan Iftar for many dignitaries in the Washington, D.C. area on Tuesday, July 30th. Several ambassadors, congressmen, diplomats and leaders of the Turkic community and organizations attended the dinner.

Latest News

Fethullah Gülen’s Condolence Message for South African Human Rights Defender Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Hizmet Movement Declares Core Values with Unified Voice

Ankara systematically tortures supporters of Gülen movement, Kurds, Turkey Tribunal rapporteurs say

Erdogan possessed by Pharaoh, Herod, Hitler spirits?

Devious Use of International Organizations to Persecute Dissidents Abroad: The Erdogan Case

A “Controlled Coup”: Erdogan’s Contribution to the Autocrats’ Playbook

Why is Turkey’s Erdogan persecuting the Gulen movement?

Purge-victim man sent back to prison over Gulen links despite stage 4 cancer diagnosis

University refuses admission to woman jailed over Gülen links

In Case You Missed It

International panel on Virgin Mary held in Istanbul

Ergenekon suspect convicted for insulting Gulen

AK Party gov’t behind anti-Hizmet declaration, leaked recordings allege

Speaking Truth to Power in Turkey: An Interview with Ekrem Dumanli

Ethio-Turkish Schools receive “Certificate of Appreciation’ from African Union

New Mother Detained Over Alleged Gülen Links Despite Doctor’s Objection In Turkey

HAPPENED AGAIN: Police detain woman who just gave birth at Mersin City Hospital

Copyright 2022 Hizmet News