Culture

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in
Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in Europe?

But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be enough to change the...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018
Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and is currently on view at...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

quot Artists Should Firmly Stand Against Neighborhood Pressure in Turkey
"Artists Should Firmly Stand Against Neighborhood Pressure in Turkey": An Interview with Kutlug Ataman

During an interview with Isa Tatlican from Sabah, Kutlug Ataman emphasized that artists should not bow down to...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Turkey's tourism income increases in second quarter
Turkey's tourism income increases in second quarter

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), Turkey's total tourism income increased by 30.1 percent,...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Art Artists and Politics No Limits for Transgression
Art, Artists and Politics: No Limits for Transgression?

It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the thin line between being...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey
The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey

Yeşilçam cinema was a particular mode of filmmaking which had developed its own unique, homegrown film language, utterly...

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Contemporary Istanbul 2017
Contemporary Istanbul 2017

The 12th edition of Contemporary Istanbul has opened its doors to visitors. The fair will remain open from 14-17 September.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Muslims in Europe well-integrated new study claims
Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

New generations better educated, more connected but still face discrimination, says Bertelsmann Foundation survey

Friday, August 25, 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

Muslims now facing more serious threat as far-right groups not hesitating to use violence

Friday, August 18, 2017

Turkey launches new short film to boost tourism
Turkey launches new short film to boost tourism

In its pledge to increase tourism, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has launched a new short film featuring iconic...

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Turkey s Publishing Sector Making Strides
Turkey’s Publishing Sector Making Strides

The total value of the publishing market in Turkey is TL6.3 billion, which is approximately $1.8 billion. According to the...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Third Culture Council Discusses Culture Change Globalization
Third Culture Council Discusses Culture, Change, Globalization

The third Cultural Council served as an important venue to address the issues of Turkey's increasingly diverse and vibrant...

Monday, March 6, 2017

Multilingual bookstore in Istanbul builds a bridge between Syrians and Istanbulites

Syrians Samer el-Kadri and Gulnar Hajo, in partnership with Turkish writer and publisher Zeynep Sevde Pakso and other...

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