Mission Statement

House of Turkey (HOT), a nonprofit cultural organization located in Balboa Park, San Diego, promotes universal awareness of the diversity and richness of the Turkish culture, country, and its people. Through cultural activities featuring social events, music, arts & crafts, traditional dances and food, House of Turkey’s goal is to build a cultural bridge between American & Turkish societies and other nations, and represent Turkey in the rich melting pot of American culture. These activities help to educate visitors, promote good citizenship, and unite people of all cultures in friendship.