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“German Turkish Week 2009” invites you to attend...

Overcoming Barriers in a Diverse Society: Germany’s Next Generation

Saturday, 13th June 2009 (19:00), Amerika Haus Berlin

German-Turkish Week 2009 is an event series taking place in the Amerika Haus Berlin that aims to raise awareness amongst the public of the history of the German-Turkish Community and its contributions to German society, while celebrating the richness of German-Turkish culture. All events will take place in German and are free for the general public to attend. No registration is required.

“Overcoming barriers in a Diverse Society” will focus on the challenges ahead for the German-Turkish Community, with a particular emphasis on the younger generation. The program will include a youth workshop and break dance performance, a panel discussion, a live concert, and a music afterparty. Traditional Turkish food will be available throughout the evening.

 

Program

16:00 – 18:00

Breakdance Workshop

(By invitation only)

An interactive workshop lead by Kadir “Amigo” Memis giving children the opportunity to learn breakdancing.

18:30

Doors open to the public

19:15

Breakdance Exhibition

(Artistic performance)

19:30

Overcoming Barriers in a Diverse Society: Germany’s Next Generation

(Panel discussion)

Panellists from different backgrounds in Germany discuss the challenges faced by the younger generations of their communities. 

With:

  • Günter Piening, Special Commissioner of the Berlin Senate for Integration and Migration
  • Nihat Sorgec, Head of the Bildungswerk Kreuzberg
  • Prime Lee, Initiator of “School Talks”, Journalist, and Co-Founder of Kiez Tankstelle
  • Gül Yoksulabakan, Diversity Trainer, Consultant

Hilmi Kaya Turan (Chairman, Turkish Community in Germany)

 

21:15

Sefo Live

(Live concert)

A performance of sultry, oriental, arabesque songs and rhythm n’ blues by Sefo and band

22:00

Radyo Metropol FM Afterparty

(Party)

The largest German-Turkish radio station ensures an entertaining close to the program with DJ Murat.