Turkish culture Baton Rouge
The Baton Rouge Center for World Affairs is having its 12th Annual International Cooking Competition (ICC) on June 5 from 6:30-9:00 pm at the Louisiana State Museum. It's a great, community event that combines the diverse culinary tastes of Baton Rouge residents into one night at the museum. All the contestants are local, amateur cooks who submit some amazing recipes... and they are looking for a few more amateur chefs to show off their skills! There will also be entertainment and food samplings from local restaurants/caterers for attendees to try. Below are several fliers for the event if you want to attend or enter as a chef!
The ICC's focus is on a diverse array of cuisine (both from Louisiana and internationally), and they are in need of contestants, restaurants, and prizes for the winners. Don't be shy! Help support awesome events like this in Baton Rouge and contribute to our amazing culinary culture!
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Muslims need another Ataturk
If Ataturk could drag the backwards turks out of the 14th century, perhaps another leader can drag the arabs out of the 7th century.
Seeking to limit the influence of Islam on Turkish political and cultural institutions, which he regarded as one of the principal causes impeding Turkish development, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk abolished the 1300-year-old Islamic caliphate on 3 March 1924 and established a western-style separation of church and state ("mosque" and state) in Turkey. While promoting a secular Turkish state, Atatürk maintained the traditional Ottoman tolerance of religious diversity and freedoms, but viewed these freedoms in the western Enlightenment sense of freedom of conscience
Muslims are not integrating in Germany either
Turks in this story are like mexicans in the US
Turkish immigrants in Germany are often criticized for failing to fit into the society of the new home which has led to a high crime rate. Consequently, authorities plan to bring in Turkish police to combat the problem.
There are around two million Turkish citizens living in Germany, with many more having adopted German citizenship.
As well as being the largest ethnic minority, some believe the Turkish are also the worst at fitting into their new culture
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I need four places, and it has to be greatly historical and monumental. But cultural destinations are also good.
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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is a mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923). The mosque is one of several mosques…
Why did the name of Constantinople change to Istanbul?
The Muslims recaptured the city and changed the name back to it's Muslim name: Istanbul from the Christian name: Constatinople.