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‘Peace Envoys’ is a documentary aiming to break the notion of ‘being a stranger,’ and to reminisce a nation’s memory. The documentary debuted on the 90th anniversary of the April 23 Children’s Day
A multi-disciplinary exhibition bringing together a considerable selection of paintings and drawings as well as bronze and marble sculptures by the internationally renowned master Botero will be presented at the Anna Laudel Contemporary
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
Ayşe Hatun Önal is the top EDM (Electronic Dance Music) star from Turkey. Her new release ‘Selam Dengesiz’ (Hi, Unbalanced) has extraordinary energy and a party feeling from start to end
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival ended on April 14 with the presentation of a number of awards in different categories, Fikret Reyhan’s ‘Yellow Heat’ winning best picture
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival’s Meetings on the Bridges Awards were presented on April 11 at a reception
Istanbul Modern Cinema will present My First Feature, a program focusing on the debut features filmed by current directors at the start of their careers, between April 20 and 23.
His is one of the first names that comes to mind when one mentions classical guitar in Turkey. Now, Ahmet Kanneci is being recognized for 40 years of service to the arts in Turkey
Yet another video of a man from Turkey’s southeast singing a duet of “Ciao Adios” with British singer Anne-Marie through the mobile karaoke application “Smule” has gone viral online
Advertising the concert venue and time on social media, Iraqi violinist Ameen Mukdad gave a small concert in Mosul, which he had been forced to flee by Islamic State militants
The young Turkish musical group ‘Journey to Broadway’ will present the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning ‘Rent’ musical in Istanbul
A contemporary adaptation of the classic ballet ‘Giselle’ is on stage at the Beşiktaş Municipality Fulya Art with the performance of the Istanbul State Opera Ballet Modern Dance Theater
Turkish screen actress Meltem Yılmazkaya, who recently released her first single, is now taking the theater stage with a musical comedy play titled ‘Sevmekten Öldü Desinler.’ The play will continue until May 21 on the Kadıköy Emek Theater Stage.
The 21st Aydın Doğan Award has been granted to Turkish contemporary painter Neş’e Erdok, according to the Aydın Doğan Foundation
Organized by the Sevda-Cenap And Music Foundation, Ayşe Saray’s painting exhibition “Palabıyık Minnoşlar” (Mustached Kitties) opened on April 7 at And Sanat, the foundation’s new art venue in the Turkish capital Ankara
The fifth edition of Mamut Art Project, an art event dedicated to engage emerging artists with new collectors, galleries and curators, will be held between April 26 and 30 at Istanbul’s KüçükÇiftlik Park
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’ by Mehmet Kurt (Pluto Press, 208 pages, £54)
Libraries will remain open for longer hours, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has announced during Turkey’s annual Libraries Week, noting that the extended opening times would first be rolled out in Istanbul.
An old caravanserai that was constructed in the 1500s in Marmaris will be expropriated and turned into a museum amid anger from some that the location was now selling alcoholic drinks
A sculpture of Aristotle has been restored and re-erected in one of the most important centers of learning in the classical age, Assos on Turkey’s Aegean coast
Visitors to the ancient site of Harran in Southeast Anatolia now have the chance to participate in excavations on one of the oldest sites in human history.