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Azerbaijanian American Cultural Alliance met with Kofi Annan
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bashlikAzerbaijanian American Cultural Alliance met with Hon.Kofi Annan. Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1997-2006 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Hyatt Regency On Monday, April 12, Houston was the home to an important event. Invited by the Turkic community, Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006, addressed to a distinguished audience at Hyatt Regency Downtown. The MC of the program was Melissa Wilson, news anchorwoman form Fox 26. Dr. Colby, the Dean of Graduate College of Social Work at the University of Houston, made the welcome . After Dr. Webb, Dr. Renu Khator, the President of University of Houston, took the stage and made a nice introductory speech about Mr. Annan. 250 people gave a standing ovation to Mr. Annan before he took the stage. Mr. Annan talked about his own initiative, Global Compact, and gave positive examples all around the world. Among the audience was there Texas State Representative Dr. Alma Allen; Dr. Lyn Ragsdale, Dean of Social Science Department at Rice University; Mississippi Senators Hilmann Frazier ve Hank Zuber; Fox 26 Vice President D’artagnan Bebel, Houston Port General Manager James Edmonds; Lasse Sei, Consul General of Norway; Chase Untermeyer, Former US Ambassador to the Qatar; Paul Lynch, Consul General of the UK; Stephen Daniel, Houston Police Department Representative and many other academicians, consul generals, businessmen and the representatives of non-governmental organizations.
Azerbaijani Studens Participated in ISWEEEP Olympiad - 2010
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Students coming from Azerbaijan for project Olympiad shared their excitement of 4 bronze medals with Houston Azerbaijanis I-SWEEP 2010 brought together over 1,000 brightest science like-minded students and their supervisors in Houston.

Young scientists from 70 countries and 43 US satates displayed their 470 science projects about pressing issues of energy,engineering and environment.

Nowruz Spring Festival” in Houston on Sunday, March 20, 2011
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TCAE_Nowruz_Festival_Web_Invitation2Turquoise Council of Americans and Eurasians and Azerbaijaninan American Cultural Alliance cordially invite you to the “Nowruz Spring Festival” in Houston on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5 to 7 pm.


2:00 to 5:00 pm Nowruz Celebrations

5:00 to 7:00 pm Reception with Live Music


Turquoise Cultural Center

9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Houston TX 77031


Cuisines from Central Asia, Mediterranean and Balkanic countries, Shows and Performances, Fun Games for Kids, Hand Craft Shows, Competitions, Folk Dances, Live Music and Nowruz Soccer Cup Award Ceremony.

Ross Wilson, the former American ambassador to Azerbaijan speaks at the Turquoise Council Executive Forum.
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RossWilson2Dear Azerbaijanis, Please join the conversation with our guest speaker, the Honorable Ross Wilson, the former American ambassdor to Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Former American Ambassador to Turkey and Azerbaijan Ross Wilson speaks at the Turquoise Council Executive Forum.

“Changing Turkey a nd the implications for US-Turkish Relations”

Friday, March 18, 2011

6:30 to 8:30 pm

Istanbul Conference & Exhibition Center

Ottoman Ballroom

9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Houston, TX 77031

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Turkic-Texan Friendship Reception & Awards Dinner
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texas-state-capitol-2aDear Azerbaijanies


I hope that you had a fabulous Christmas and New Year party together with your family and loved ones.

All the best for you and our Lone Star State in the New Year to come as well! May it be peaceful and full of happiness for all of us!

We cordially invite you to become one of our VIP Guest at the “Turkic-Texan Friendship Reception and Awards Dinner” at the Omni Hotel on Jan 25th at 6:00 to 8:30 pm.

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The Reception and Dinner will highlight “Live Turkish and Country Music, Calligraphy Performance, Ebru/Water Marbling Demonstration, Traditional Turkish Coffee and Baklava as well as Turkish style Steak and more.

We have more: speeches, remarks, impressions and awards. This is such a wonderful opportunity to have fun after a busy day on the floor!

Let us meet in the Atrium for reception for drinks and Capitol Ballroom for great dinner!

The event will serve to further relations between Texan Turks and their statewide leaders!

All the best to you in 2011!

Ismayil Ahmadov

President Azerbaijanian American Cultural Alliance


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