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Exploring Cultural Heritage

* Excavation @ Gobeklitepe, 10.000 BC

ongoing and past programs 

ASHIK SERIES

music
 

ASHk-i MAKAM
 
a musical love tale of
turkish classical music

Learn, experience and perform on stage 

Sacred Songs from Turkish Classical Music

 

with

TIMUCIN CEVIKOGLU

Musicians bring your instruments & voice! Listeners, music lovers!

Come and join our workshop!

performance

Workshop participiants will have the chance to perform on stage with Timucin Cevikoglu

on a public concert!

at

ASHKENAz

MUSIC & DANCE COMMUNITY CENTER

December 3, 2023

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ASHIK SERIES

music
 

Folk songs of anatolia
 

Learn, experience'and perform on stage Traditional Anatolian

FOLK SONGS

with

SENDOGAN KARADELI

Musicians bring your instruments & voice! Listeners, music lovers, dancers !

Come and join our workshop!

performance

Workshop participiants will have the chance to perform on stage with Sendogan Karadeli

on a public concert!

at

ASHKENAz

MUSIC & DANCE COMMUNITY CENTER

November 7-19, 2023

a moment from the January 2023
performance with workshop participants
 

 

EVENT
SERIES

 

ANATOLIAN
ASHIK

UNESCO commemorates 50th anniversary of the death of Ashik Veysel in 2023, poet and musician, bard. ANA+ organizes workshops, concerts, lectures honoring this vast ashik tradition in Anatolia.

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FESTIVAL
 

SF sephardic Music fest

Enjoy a day full of Sephardic cultural presentations, workshops, cuisine and performances with
THE Qadim Ensemble
&

Zirzuví with dror sinai



at
Congregation Sherith israel
san Francisco


May 21, 2023


 

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music
 

ASHIK SERIES

workshop

Learn, experience'and perform on stage

Traditional Anatolian

ASHIK MUSIC

with

SENDOGAN
KARAD
ELI

Musicians bring your instruments & voice! Listeners, music lovers, dancers !

Come and join our workshop!

performance

Workshop participiants will have the chance to perform on stage with Sendogan Karadeli

on a public concert!

at

ASHKENAz

MUSIC & DANCE COMMUNITY CENTER

January 21-29, 2023

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dance



workshop
with
live music

ASHIK SERIES

MADLY IN LOVE:
ASHIK

 

Experience devotional Turkish Music and centuries old Sufi tradition




SUFI WHIRLING space
with
ashik ensemble

 

 

at

The CENTER SF

March 16, 2023

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TRADITIONAL ANATOLIAN

shadow
theatre

MAGICAL CURTAIN

Learn and Experience

Traditional Anatolian

Shadow Theatre 

KARAGÖZ

with

Ayhan Hulagu

*

guest speaker Mehmet Ozbek

producer Duygu Gun

October - November 2022

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concert

nakarat

Sephardic, Turkish, Ladino, Greek, Griko and Italian Music from Anatolia and Beyond

March 2024

more info soon

culinary
workshop

 

tarhana

a hands-on workshop to learn how to prepare traditional tarhana soup elaborating on the cross-cultural history

Berat Çokal

September 2024

more info soon
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film screening

somewhere
in between
-ARAF-
&
director's
talk


 

online film screening with the director Yeşim Ustaoğlu

October 2024

more info soon
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devastating earthquakes in turkey and syria
at february 6th 2023
 

WE ARE REDIFINING OUR MISSION!

All ANA+ programs and events will be fundraisers in 2023!

LET US KNOW if you would like to collaborate on future fundraising events and projects. contact us

SUPPORT US by joining our community! And help us find sustainable, direct and creative ways to support local people who are impacted by this disaster.

  • We are helping earthquake victims directly, through our local connections.
  • We are supporting urgent sheltering projects.
  • We are building communications with under represented communities in the area, and directing our resources.
  • If you have any resources to transfer -food-medical supplies- digital items-art supplies- any goods -name it yourself- contact us.

our long run / sustainable REHAB focus programs

ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAM
We are partnering with Design+Peace to initiate sustainable/ecological mid-term and long-term housing+urban solutions for the region. We are forming an interdisciplinary team with urban designers, architects, designers, policy makers. We are also collaborating with actors from universities, NGO's and corporate partners. Our immediate project is to build tiny and container homes, fast and feasible.
CRAFTS PROGRAM
We are going to start programs for the survivors of earthquakes, to empower them with income from their craft works. We are working with women's cooperations and small businesses to create immediate impact on their lives.

BENEFIT and FUNDRAISING EVENTS 

concert
BALKAN BUMP

Donating the profits from their already scheduled concert to the Earthquake Relief Fund!

Thanks Balkan Bump!

 

at CORNERSTONE

February 17, 2023

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concert
LA zuli
&
IS
tanbul
conne
ction

at ASHKENAZ

February 26, 2023

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HEALINg
SOUNDS OF SUPPORT
 

Ege Sanli, DJ Drez, Marti Nikko (and other guest musicians), for a healing afternoon sound bath. 

at HAUM SF

February 18, 2023

4-5.30 pm

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