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Turkish American Association of California

TAAC Affiliates

Through closer ties with local groups and non-profit organizations, TAAC hopes to increase awareness of a variety of activities which may be of interest to the Turkish American community. To learn more about becoming a TAAC affiliate please contact us. Together, we can enhance understanding between Americans and Turks.


Aegean Friends

Aegean Friends is a social-cultural group of peoples from Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus, as well as others of good will, coming together to celebrate their rich heritage, explore common roots, and promote peace in the Aegean region.


Share music, food, and conversation! Dance! Create art! Discover the generosity of the heart. 




Bay Area Turkish Community School

Turkish Community School , which teaches the Turkish language, history and culture to children and youth, is inviting all of you to join! Classes are mixed with fun activities:

  • You'll make new friends,
  • Learn new songs and poetry,
  • Take part in plays,
  • Learn Turkish dances,
  • Take part in games.



Horon Turkish Folk Ensemble

Learn Turkish Folk dancing with Horon Turkish Folk Ensemble, which meets on Thursdays at 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 PM at the Monterey Senior Center at the corner of Lighthouse & Dickman.


Tel: (831) 646-1916


North Bay Turkish Classical Music Ensemble

A new ensemble is forming in the North San Francisco Bay Area, open to everyone who want to experience learning and perform Turkish Classical Music.

Singers, Players of traditional Turkish classical instruments (oud, ney, tanbur, kanun or kemence, bendir or kudum) or western instruments such as cello are encouraged to join.

Tel: (415) 492-0728



Turkish Radio Hour

Turkish Cultural Program on Saturdays at 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 PM at KUSF FM 90.3, San Francisco. Call (415) 751-KUSF for the studio.


Orient Express on Tuesdays at 10:00 P.M. - 11:00 PM at KKUP FM 91.5, Cupertino.