Save the date: April 22nd, 2018 for a festive day!

Every year Berkeley Turkish School hosts a children's festival where we celebrate peace and diversity. Last year we had  more than 400 guests from our community attending our event.  If you or your family would like to join our festival as a sponsor please see the below information. We are in the midst of planning  and are open to volunteers, as well as sponsors. We would love to hear from you!



On Sunday, April 22nd 2018, The Berkeley Turkish School will host the 4th annual International Children’s Festival. The location is Jefferson Elementary School in Berkeley. Families and community members from across the Bay Area will celebrate peace, diversity, and Earth Day together.  The festival will feature live international music, dance performances by local school children, delicious international food, and fun activities for the whole family.

With over 400 visitors last year, the International Children’s Festival was a tremendous success. This year, we will have lively folk dance and musical performances, coffee fortune reading, delicious international food, colorful arts and crafts vendors, so that visitors of all ages can enjoy themselves. Also new this year,  we are delighted to welcome families and student performances from several cultural schools throughout the Bay Area.

About the host: The Berkeley Turkish School

The Berkeley Turkish School is a place where we connect our past with our future. The mission of our school is to inspire the children of the Turkish American community, and strengthen their ability to speak, read, and write Turkish. The values of peace, diversity, and democracy are woven into the tapestry of our curriculum and our school’s activities. In addition, students learn about their diverse cultural heritage through creative play, music, geography, history, and literature.

The Berkeley Turkish School is a secular and volunteer based public charity not associated with any other nonprofit organizations or political movements. For more information about our school, please visit www.berkeleyturkishschool.org

Become a Sponsor Today!

By sponsoring The Berkeley Turkish School’s International Children’s Festival, you will get exposure to a wide range of Bay Area residents from diverse backgrounds, and support the community in celebrating our diverse cultural heritage.

The International Children’s Festival is a true grassroots effort, driven with sponsorships from Bay Area businesses and contributions from the community. Our marketing and outreach campaign includes online, social media and print materials, including wide distribution of postcards, flyers, and posters.

Our sponsorship levels and benefits are presented in the enclosed package. In order to ensure that your business receives the appropriate recognition and to meet our publicity and promotion deadlines, we kindly ask that you respond no later than March 8th, 2018

We look forward to your support and involvement. Should you have any questions, please contact us at: 202-525-9310 or fatosharabacioglu@berkeleyturkishschool.org

Looking forward to celebrating with you together!