April 26, Washington, D.C. – As part of the International Festival Language and Culture, ‘Colors of the World’ took place at the White House Presidents’ Park, the Ellipse between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM. More than 1000 guests came to see over 100 young performers from over 15 countries. The weather turned out to be much better than forecasted, which allowed the attendees to enjoy this outdoors event even more.
President of Rumi Forum, which is the co-organizer of the IFLC in Washington D.C., along with Turkic American Alliance, Emre Çelik, gave a welcoming speech before the performances started.
April 28, 2015 – International Festival of Language and Culture was held in the nations capital at the Warner Theater.About one hundred students from 17 countries and 4 States from the U.S.A sang and danced, representing their own cultures, while their talented performances drew approximately 2,000 spectators to the theater. Among those who attended the festival were U.S. Representatives BIll Pascrell (NJ), Mark Takai (HW), Jeff McNerney (CA), Michael Capuano (MA), Randy Weber (TX), Donald Payne Jr. (NJ) and Henry Cuellar (TX), former Congressman Lincoln Davis (TN) as well as former