Turkish Coffee Tales, Micro Art Show & Lisa Niver at the Turkish Consulate


Turkish Coffee Tales of Anatolia Documentary Screening & The Greatest Micro Art Show on Earth

How did Turkish Coffee Culture Change the World 500 Years Ago?

Event Invitation: Turkish Coffee Tales of Anatolia Documentary Screening & The Greatest Micro Art Show on Earth
Premier of the “Turkish Coffee Tales of Anatolia” documentary

The private screening at the Turkish Consul General’s Residence on May 20th from 6:30-8:30pm. The launch event will also feature an extraordinary live demonstration from micro art master Hasan Kale.

Please RSVP at trconsulate.events@gmail.com

Click here to learn more about Turkish Cuisine Week

The unique Turkish cuisine, a defining element of our cultural identity, is introduced at the newly launched Turkish Cuisine Week. Held for the first time this year from 21 to 27 May, Turkish Cuisine Week aims to showcase Turkish dishes with all their original qualities as the crown of our tables. The event will be celebrated with promotional events in Türkiye and abroad.

Learn more about the Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation:

The Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation is founded in 2020 by a Turkish-American mother entrepreneur who traveled the world with a coffee truck since 2012. Gizem Salcigil White, aka the Turkish Coffee Lady started the award-winning Turkish Coffee Truck project to share her passion for her heritage and bring societies together over their mutual love for coffee.

About the Documentary: 

In December 2013, Turkish coffee was admitted to UNESCO’s World Heritage list as a “cultural inheritance that has to be protected.” Initiated by the Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation, the world’s first coffee diplomacy platform, the documentary is composed of special shootings featuring “dibek coffee” in Mardin, “mirra coffee” in Şanlıurfa, “menengiç coffee” in Gaziantep, “saffron coffee” in Karabük, “coffee brewed on ash” in Nevşehir, “coffee brewed on sand” in Ankara, “mastic coffee” in Izmir and “traditional coffee” in Istanbul.  

The Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation, the world’s first coffee diplomacy foundation, and micro art master, Hasan Kale, are preparing to tell the story of Turkish coffee to the world with their brand new documentary.

About the Artist:

Hasan Kale; a world-renowned micro artist master who can turn tiny objects into miniscule paintings. Known as “Turkey’s Microangelo”, Kale’s exquisitely detailed paintings include pumpkin seeds, coffee beans, rice grains, chickpeas and tiny discarded items such as matchsticks to bottle caps. One of Istanbul’s most famous and talented artists, Hasan Kale will be showcasing some tiny masterpieces and unique designs during this live show. In addition to live demonstration, the event will also include a breathtaking art exhibition and a raffle drawing.

About Lisa Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents.
She founded We Said Go Travel in 2010 and now writes for WIRED, Teen Vogue, USA Today 10Best among many others. Her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents, and Feeling Fearless After 50, will be available in 2023. She is a KTLA TV travel expert and her YouTube videos on diving, travel, and more have over 1.5 million views. See her videos, articles, awards, and interviews here: https://lisaniver.com/one-page/

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel. On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty-two times. Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

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