Cultural Contributions of the German-Turkish Community

“German Turkish Week 2009” invites you to attend…


Cultural Contributions of the German-Turkish Community

Wednesday, 10th June 2009 (19:00), Amerika Haus Berlin


German-Turkish Week 2009 is an event series taking place at 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.

“Cultural Contributions of the German-Turkish Community” will look at the depth and breadth of the cultural influence of the German-Turkish community in German society today. The event will allow the public to hear a range of perspectives on German-Turkish culture from artists and Community representatives. The program for the evening will begin with a literary reading, followed by a panel discussion and party. Traditional Turkish cuisine will be available throughout the evening.




Ali zum Dessert

(Book reading)

German-Turkish Journalist and Author Hatice Akyün reads an excerpt from her book “Ali zum Dessert”.


Cultural Contributions of the German-Turkish Community

(Panel discussion)

A panel of high-profile academics, artists, and civil society practitioners will explore the cultural contributions of the German-Turkish Community in German society as a whole.


  • Hatice Akyün, Journalist and Author
  • DJ Ipek, Author and DJ
  • Andrea Kurmann, Actress
  • Jochen Kühling, Director, Plak Music
  • Moderation: Sirin Sak, Moderator Radyo Metropol FM




A party with a live DJ set from DJ Ipek.