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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East’ edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel (Hurst, 384 pages, £20)
Veteran actress Perran Kutman received an honorary award at the 20th Flying Broom International Women Films Festival on May 23 at the State Opera and Ballet Hall in Ankara.
British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on May 23 aged 89, his family said on the actor's official Twitter account.
The Royal Opera House screenings of Zorlu PSM will continue with George Balanchine’s ballet “Jewels” on May 26.
UNIQ Istanbul and Başka Sinema (Another Cinema) are jointly organizing a new festival this summer, the UNIQ Open-air Film Festival
A Turkish pavilion opened at the 70th Cannes Film Festival has been promoting Turkey and Turkish cinema to the world as well as hosting many well-known guests
Behind the kitsch and glitz of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted on May 13 by Kiev, lie a host of geopolitical tensions
The 12th International Ankara Jazz Festival began on May 8 with a reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass at his residence
With around 350 objects including instruments, musical scores and album covers, the Pink Floyd retrospective at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is the biggest exhibition ever about the group
‘Passage to Bollywood,’ a show by Indian dance theater Navdhara, will be in Turkey for two performances this month. The show’s choreographer, Ashley Lobo, invites audiences to taste a slice of India
The Fire of Anatolia celebrated its anniversary on May 3. The next goal for Mustafa Erdoğan, the founder and general art director of the dance troupe, is to open schools abroad
A statement from State Opera and Ballet General Director Selman Ada sent to provincial directorates reveals that the State Opera and Ballet General Directorate is struggling financially
A bronze sold for $57.37 million in New York on May 15, setting a new auction record for Romanian-born sculptor Constantin Brancusi and fetching more than twice its lowest pre-sale estimate, Christie’s said.
Photographer Alp Alper and geological engineer Mustafa Yavuz are traveling Turkey on a gyrocopter to photograph the country’s beauties from the sky
Turkey’s pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition in Venice has been shown as the strongest national presentation by Jason Farago in his article in The New York Times
The 9th Kocaeli Book Fair opened in the western province of Kocaeli, drawing bookworms from across the region
“The Mysterious Garden of the Sun,” a new book by Çetin Göksu, a solar architect, solar city planner and a retired associate professor of the Middle East Technical University, depicts the romantic and witty story of the sun, as well as provides insightful information on global warming
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Foreign Policy of Modern Turkey: Power and the Ideology of Eurasianism’ by Özgür Tüfekçi (IB Tauris, 242 pages, $94)
A number of artifacts unearthed in Mardin’s Cultural Faith Park, which is home to the Mor Yakup Church and Zeynep Abidin Mosque, have been cleaned and restored for a publication
A Hittite village will be established in the Central Anatolian province of Çorum’s Boğazkale in an effort to provide a taste of the ancient past.
Göbeklitepe, the world’s oldest temple, is expected to be added permanently to the UNESCO World Heritage List next year. The ancient site is readying to have a new roof built for the protection of its artifacts