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Turkey Festivals and Events

Seker Bayrami
Istanbul, 9th - 11th February, 2000
Better known as festival of Sugar, is a 3-day national festival marking the end of the Moslem holy month of Ramadan. It is a time spent socializing and exchanging gifts of Turkish delight and sweets.

Kurban Bayrami
Istanbul, 17th - 19th April, 2000
Kurban Bayrami, the most important religious holiday, commemorates the sacrifice of Isaac by his father Abraham. Throughout the country, those who can afford, sacrifices an animal in memory of this event and reserves a portion of the meat for the needy. Traditionally, some of the meat is fried in its own fat on a convex griddle.


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