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
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.