The 31st Annual Turkish Day Parade and Festival was held on Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at 11.00 am and New York Photo News was there to cover it. For more photos of the parade vist http://www.nycphotonews.com.

The event is organized by the Federation of Turkish American Associations(FTAA)- the oldest and largest Turkish American Umbrella Organization.

NYC Photo News has covered this and many other parades in New York City for the past two years.

Young Marcher in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade in New York City

Mehter Band in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade in New York City

Members of the Turkistan American Contingent at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Turkish-American Police Officer and His Son at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Students Carrying a Portrait of Ataturk at the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

Smiling Young Woman in Traditional Costume in the 2012 Turkish Day Parade

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