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Celebrating the love of film, a number of Turkish movies in recent years have cast their eye inwards, creating films about the making of films
Filmmakers in the Gaza Strip held a film festival amid the ruins of a neighborhood that was devastated by the worst fighting of last summer’s war with Israel, The Huffington Post has reported
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
Sweden narrowly beat Russia May 24 in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza
Istanbul’s most awaited festival is set to start on May 23rd, welcoming well known Turkish and international artists as well as young promising musicians to celebrate the beginning of the summer in Kilyos’ sandy beach !
Photos: Sebati Karakurt
Maestro Alexander Rahbari, who recently returned to Iran after 40 years in exile to conduct Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Tehran, speaks to daily Hürriyet after the concert.
Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece ‘Swan Lake’ will be on the Istanbul stage with a unique performance by the Kremlin Ballet Theater
The 5th Babylon Soundgarden Festival will be held May 23 at Babylon Kilyos, which is to be the festival’s permanent home.
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is on the opera stage thanks to the Mozart Academy. The show has been made with the permission of the writer.
A Swiss-Icelandic artist’s mosque installation, which was placed in the former Catholic church of Santa Maria dell’Abbazia della Misericordia as part of Iceland’s pavilion at the 56th Biennale art fair in Venice, has been closed after mounting opposition against the project.
WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse
A retrospective in Washington provides a glimpse not just of the artist Shirin Neshat’s art and life, but also the trajectory of Iran in modern times, from the 1953 coup through the 1979 Islamic Revolution to the recent Green Movement
Iranian authorities have offered daily Hürriyet journalists a sneak peak of former queen Farah Pahlavi’s collection of modern art, which included Picassos, Pollocks and Warhols, preserved next to the portraits of Ayatollah Khomeini.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reckless’ by Hasan Ali Toptaş (Bloomsbury, $30, 336 pages)
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
An ongoing exhibition in Ankara brings together the fans and collectors of Antoine de Saint Exupery’s world famous book ‘The Little Prince’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Season of Migration to the North’ by Tayeb Salih, translated by Denys Johnson-Davies (New York Review Books, 139 pages, $14)