Societies In Turkey

  • Roma Society

    There is so much we can learn from this community with its unique culture. Perhaps the most important one is to learn to be happy with small things.

  • Aegean Nomads

    A society living with traditions in modern age. Nomads, settled in mountains villages of Karaburun centuries ago. Their livelihood depends on goat herding.

  • Alevi Society

    In Alevism, men and women are regarded as equals, and pray side by side. Unlike most other Muslim practices, Alevi rituals are conducted mostly in Turkish.

  • Syriac Society

    Syriacs are the heirs of the ancient Mesopotamian peoples, and they played an important role in the development of civilization in Mesopotamia.

  • Turkish Armenians

    One of my projects was the Grand Bazaar Masters, who continue their jobs today with unwritten rules in Istanbul. Many of them were Armenian and told their life stories.

  • Christian Arabs

    Antakya (ancient Antioch) is regarded as the second most important center of the Christian world after Jerusalem and holds an important place in the Christian tradition.

  • Jewish of Antioch

    A society consisting of 20 families and 50 people. They come together in a building which became a synagogue 300 years ago to pray.

  • Terekeme Society

    Georgia and Azerbaijan, as well as Karapapaks the most densely inhabited areas, especially in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey.

  • Laz Society

    People and various folk dancing groups danced their own dances with traditional "Tulum" music over the mountains