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Film Festival for Syrian refugees in Turkey’s southeast
Film Festival for Syrian refugees in Turkey’s southeast

Öykü Altuntaş / İstanbul, Feb 26 () - The 15th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival will hold special screenings in Turkey's southeast provinces for Syrian refugees, with Arabic subtitles. The selected five films will meet the audience in...

"Last Breath" documentary to remember Soma mine disaster
"Last Breath" documentary to remember Soma mine disaster

Öykü Altuntaş / Istanbul, Feb 26 () – A documentary dedicated to 301 miners who have lost their lives in a deadly mine accident in May 2014 will be screened within the 15th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival on Feb. 27. The screening of “Last...

Istanbul's Riva Castle to be restored
Istanbul's Riva Castle to be restored
Ancient city Magnesia in western Turkey submerged once again
Ancient city Magnesia in western Turkey submerged once again
Chris de Burgh comes to Istanbul
Chris de Burgh comes to Istanbul
The cat’s meow: New documentary takes on Istanbul’s felines
The cat’s meow: New documentary takes on Istanbul’s felines

Istanbul, Feb 24 () - If you want to get to know a city, they say you have to see it through the eyes of a local. In Istanbul, though, forget about any two-legged guide to the city; the true proprietors of the city on seven hills are the ubiquitous felines.   Now,...

Hezarfen to perform Mark Andre works
Hezarfen to perform Mark Andre works

Istanbul, Feb 22 () - The Pera Museum in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Istanbul will present a special “Long Friday Concert.” Hezarfen Ensemble will perform composer Mark Andre’s works on Feb. 26. Since its formation in January...

Thirty-nine artifacts returned to Turkey in 2015
Thirty-nine artifacts returned to Turkey in 2015
Ottomans and Europeans in Istanbul exhibition
Ottomans and Europeans in Istanbul exhibition
Hamlet adaptations at Ankara Film Festival
Hamlet adaptations at Ankara Film Festival
Underground city comes to surface
Underground city comes to surface

Nevşehir, Feb 15 () - The details of an underground city unearthed in late 2014 in Turkey’s touristic town of Cappadocia in the Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir have come to the surface, as excavations at the site continue. The underground...

Experiencing Istanbul’s ‘Everyday Sounds’
Experiencing Istanbul’s ‘Everyday Sounds’

Istanbul, Feb 15 () - From the typical shouts of the simit sellers perched on their corners to the nostalgic carriages of the Prince’s Islands off Istanbul’s Marmara coast, Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations...

Banksy’s “unauthorized exhibition” in Istanbul on the Wall Street Journal
Banksy’s “unauthorized exhibition” in Istanbul on the Wall Street Journal
Recordings of sold-out plays come to Istanbul
Recordings of sold-out plays come to Istanbul
Borusan Philharmonic in Austria and Germany
Borusan Philharmonic in Austria and Germany
Osman Hamdi Bey painting in auction
Osman Hamdi Bey painting in auction

Istanbul, Feb 3 () - One of the hidden masterpieces of famous 19th century Ottoman artist Osman Hamdi Bey, “Cami Önü” (The front of the mosque), will be put up for sale in the spring auction of Antik A.Ş. The painting was withdrawn from...

‘The Soda Seller’ out to please a diverse audience
‘The Soda Seller’ out to please a diverse audience

Emrah Güler / Hürriyet Daily News, Feb 1 () - Director and writer Yüksel Aksu has again taken us to a small town in the Aegean in his new debut, ‘İftarlık Gazoz’ (The Soda Seller), a successful melodrama featuring children that have been...

University to promote Turkish cuisine
University to promote Turkish cuisine

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