Music and Dance of the Turkic World

Ergenekun (Nevruz – New year) celebrations in USA, organized by TURKSOY.

Event was held at the Historial Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC on March, 28, 2011

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Turkic world should create own Schengen area, Turkish PM says

Turkic countries should create a visa-free travel zone to enhance connections and trade, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday following the signing of an agreement to lift visa restrictions between Turkey and Kyrgyzstan.

“Turkish citizens will be able to visit Kyrgyzstan with their passports without a need for visas and vice versa. Continue reading

Nowruz, a Turkic Holiday, and Crimean Tatars

By Inci Bowman

The United Nations General Assembly recognized the 21st of March this year (2010) as the International Day of Nowruz, a spring festival of Persian and Turkic origin, celebrated by more than 300 million people all over the world. The UN Assembly called on those states which celebrate Nowruz Continue reading

Turkic peoples

The Turkic peoples (or simply Turks or Turkics) are Eurasianpeoples residing in northern, central and western Asia,Mongolia, southern Siberia and northwestern China and parts of eastern Europe. They speak languages belonging to the Turkic language family.[4] They share, to varying degrees, Continue reading

Teach Yourself Turkish Complete Course

Turkish is the most widely spoken of the Altaic language family. Its usage is common in such current political hot spots as the Balkans, Central Asia, and the Near East. Among the highlights of Teach Yourself Turkish are:
An in-depth study of how the language was formed
A phonetic approach to the spoken language
The grammar and rules of written Turkish.
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List of English words of Turkic origin

This is a list of words that have entered into the English language from the Turkic languages. Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the Ottoman Empire. There are some Turkic words as well, most of them entered English via the Russian language.

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Welcome to the wisdom of Navoi!

Read the proverbs aloud, they sound even better that way. As you read them pick one that is especially meaningful for you and let it influence your life. Feel free to print them and meditate on one daily. The modern Uzbek equivalents are included. These wise-sayings of Navoi are still used every day on the streets of Uzbekistan and other parts of Central Asia.

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Alpamysh: central Asian identity under Russian rule

Alpamysh is a Turkic dastan — ornate oral history — and prime representative of the Turkic oral literature of Central Asia. It is the principal repository of ethnic identity, history, customs, and the value systems of its owners and composers. Set mostly in verse, the Alpamysh dastan is known and recited from the eastern Altai to the western Ural mountain ranges and as far south as Band-e Turkestan. It commemorates the Turkic people’s struggles for freedom. The events leading to the composition Continue reading

English-Sumerian-Turkish 200 words comparison List

Sumerian – Turkish Comparison List (With 200 Concept Group English Word

by Polat Kaya

Introduction

Ever since the Sumerian language became known for the world of the linguists, there have been claimes and counter claimes to the view that the Sumerian and Turkish languages are related. Continue reading

Indian Revolutionaries as Metaphor in Modern Uzbek Literature

“Weary of struggles, I, the great rebel,

Shall rest in quiet only when I find

The sky and the air free of the piteous groans of the oppressed

Only when the battle fields are cleared of jingling bloody sabres

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Turkic world eyes ’1 nation with 6 states’

A landmark summit of Turkic-speaking countries closed on Thursday in İstanbul with participants declaring firm will for building regional peace, stability and welfare through a newly-established Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, but not only looking after the interests of the participant states.

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Declaration of 10th Summit of the Heads of the Turkic Speaking States

Declaration of 10th Summit of the Heads of the Turkic Speaking States (İstanbul, 16 September 2010)

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Roza Otunbayeva, President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gül and President of Turkmenistan Continue reading

Their Contribution in the Development of Hindustani

Turkic Languages

Their Contribution in the Development of Hindustani

by K Gajendra Singh

The term Hindustan has been used consciously so as to include Pakistan in it, by which name the Sub-continent was known before its partition in 1947. This paper concentrates mainly on languages as spoken Continue reading

Turkish Language Must Be Official Language In Iran

Iran Is Not Persia

Iran, like it´s neighbours such Iraq and Afghanistan, is a multi national and multi cultural society.

Inside Iran, whether it be Persians (also reffered to as the Fars), Azerbaijanis Turks Continue reading

Who Brought The Mayans To Mexico?

Who Brought The Mayans To Mexico? or Were the ancient Turks, Akkads (Sumerians) and Dravidians (Tamils) the parents of Mexico and Meso-America?

THE FOREFATHERS OF THE MAYANS SET SAIL FOR MESO-AMERICA. Continue reading

Turkic Dictionaries

Etymological Dictionary of Turkic Languages (in Russian and German)

W. Radloff. Versuch eines Wörterbuch der Türk-Dialekte.

Band I, 1. 1893
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Euronews in Turkish

Euronews in Turkish

European news channel will start broadcast in Turkish by 2010.

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Must We Rewrite Ancient History?

[Author of What Strange Mystery Unites the Turkish Nations, India, Catholicism, and Mexico?]

Have you ever wanted to know what mankind’s civilizations looked like before the Great Flood? At last you can. They’re being uncovered right now in Turkey and other parts of Central Asia.

We humans have been wrongly conditioned to regard such countries as Sumeria, Greece, Egypt, and China as the parents of all human civilizations. Continue reading

Are American Indians Turkish?

Introducion, Editor’s Note: For almost ten years, Viewzone has been proud to introduce readers to the exceptional and often controversial work of Gene Matlock. Gene has been credited with, almost single handedly, focusing historians and archaeoligists on the cultural similarities between the indigenous people of Mexico, past and present, and the ancient cultures of India and Turkey.

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