Washington Yunus Emre Institute hosted the 10th Virtual Turkish Coffee Event on August 6, 2021. Approximately 20 guests who are interested in the Turkish Culture received valuable information about Turkish coffee culture during the event. An entertaining contest was organized during the event to test the learnings of the participants about this culture.
THE HISTORY OF TURKISH COFFEE CULTURE
The Virtual Turkish Coffee Event, periodically organized for explaining the Turkish coffee culture to those who are interested, was held in four parts. Participants entered the virtual meeting room for the event and was first welcomed by the Washington Yunus Emre Institute staff. The program started in the guest room where the participants learned about the basics of the Turkish coffee culture. The Public Relations Assistants of the Institute presented the historical and social dimensions of Turkish coffee to the participants. After this presentation, the participants entered the virtual kitchen.
THEY LEARNED THE DETAILS ABOUT TURKISH COFFEE
During the event, the participants were presented various information on Turkish coffee, such as it could be prepared and offered differently in many regions from İstanbul to Şanlıurfa. Afterwards, the guests learned the method used for making a good Turkish coffee in the kitchen. During the talk after the experience in the virtual kitchen, the guests provided their experiences regarding Turkish coffee and asked questions on the topics they were curious about. The winner of the contest within the event was presented a Turkish coffee set. The program ended with the group photo shot of the participants.