WASHINGTON — September 29th is International Coffee Day and many will find various ways to celebrate. While there is a variety of different coffee options available at the moment, Turkish coffee truly deserves a spotlight. Known for its rich flavors and health benefits, it is worth the taste. However, Turkish coffee dives deeper as it holds 500 years of culture and traditions. This weekend, attend two events to emerge in Turkish culture. 

Turkish Coffee Art
Turkish Coffee Lady

Turkish coffee art event

When: September 28th from 12-4 p.m.

Where: Turkish Coffee Lady Authentic Gourmet Coffee Shop at Tysons Corner

Turkish Coffee Lady, a coffee business that preserves the culture of Turkish coffee will be presenting a live art demonstration of coffee art. Experience amazing coffee art from micro art master Hasan Kale followed by a Turkish coffee workshop presented by coffee expert Cenk Girginol. Learn more about the history of this coffee along with participating in interactive sessions. 

Turkish Festival:

When: September 29th from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets NW  

Continue to learn about Turkish culture at a fun-filled festival. The annual festival will focus on Antioch’s ancient history. Learn more about Turkish meals, fortune-telling and more as Turkish Coffee Lady is a sponsor for the event. 

Turkish Coffee Art
Turkish Coffee Lady

To sip on Turkish coffee at any time, visit Turkish Coffee Lady's coffee truck or visit their website, turkishcoffeelady.com.