Washington, DC (September 23, 2018 ) Kivanc Tatlitug North America (KTNA) will introduce the work of Turkey's most famous actor Kivanc Tatlitug to attendees at the 16th annual Turkish Festival in Washington, DC, on Sunday, September 30, 2018. As an official media sponsor and festival participant, the multi-platform fan group will feature Tatlitug’s series, Kurt Seyit ve Sura, currently mesmerising North Americans on Netflix. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said, “'Turkish people are great storytellers…and Netflix aims to become one of its most vocal ambassadors.”
Now, thanks to Netflix’s commitment, North Americans are also discovering the Turkish Drama phenomenon. And Tatlitug’s Kurt Seyit ve Sura is widely accepted as the series sparking interest among North American audiences.
“We are thrilled to be participating in the festival,” said KTNA Marketing Manager Ginger Monette. “We believe Kivanc is one of the best actors of our time and the festival is the perfect opportunity to familiarize Americans with Kivanc, his work, and KTNA activities.”
As an official media sponsor of the event, KTNA is using its six online platforms to promote the festival and Turkish culture to its 60,000+ followers and beyond.
About the Turkish Festival in Washington DC: The festival is organized by the American Turkish Association of Washington, DC. It attracts some 20,000 attendees annually and features authentic Turkish food, a Turkish Bazaar, and live Turkish music and folk dancing.
About Kivanc Tatlitug North America: KTNA is a grassroots fan organization for Turkish actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ. It maintains six platforms for his English-speaking fans to interact in English. Recognised as the primary source for news and information about Kivanç in English, KTNA also aims to increase exposure of Kivanç in North America and see him star in a Hollywood-produced movie or TV series.