Season’s Greetings

As the 2017 year comes to an end, we are happy to have had so many opportunities to share time and culture with each other during 2017. Over the year we had happy, cheerful moments at our activities, and got excited meeting new friends, while we were saddened and felt sorrowful when we heard a loss of a friend. But life continues with all its roses and thorns, and we wish you a joyous, successful, peaceful New Year with your family and friends! Also hope to see your support in our activities in 2018 as well.

GÜN EKSİLMESİN PENCEREMDEN
Ne doğan güne hükmüm geçer,
Ne halden anlayan bulunur;
Ah aklımdan ölümüm geçer;
Sonra bu kuş, bu bahçe, bu nur.

Ve gönül Tanrısına der ki:
– Pervam yok verdiğin elemden;
Her mihnet kabulüm, yeter ki
Gün eksilmesin penceremden!

NEVER LET THE DAY FALL AWAY FROM MY FENSTER.
Neither I have authority over the rising day
Nor one who sympathizes can be found
Ah my death passes by in my mind
Then this bird, this garden, this heavenly light

And heart says that to the God:
I have no concern of suffering you give
I willingly give my consent to every trouble, as long as
Never let the day fall away from my fenster.

Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı

Sincerely yours,

TACAM BoD.