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Director Mustafa Kara’s “Kalandar Sogugu” (Cold of Kalandar) was selected Sept. 27 as Turkey’s nominee for the Foreign Language Academy Award entry.
ADANA – Doğan News Agency
The 23rd Adana International Film Festival ended on Sept. 25 with the Best Film Award, presented to Reha Erdem’s “Koca Dünya” (Big, Big World).
The International Antalya Piano Festival is returning for a 17th year on Sept. 21 with world-famous artists
The bassoon, a woodwind musical instrument with a history going back some 500 years, will be able to be tuned like many other instruments thanks to the work of two artists in Turkey who have developed a new design
The Akbank Jazz Festival, featuring a program filled with some of the world’s most respected jazz artists, will embrace Istanbul with all the different colors of jazz between Oct 12 and 23
Istanbul’s Zorlu Performance Arts Center (PSM) launched its fourth season program at a press conference held on Sept. 6
The Good Music in Town series, organized by IEG Live, will continue with the chilling story of Baroque genius Antonio Vivaldi, “Vivaldianno City of Mirrors,” staged on Nov. 5 at Istanbul’s Ülker Sports Arena and the musical theater show “Belcanto the Luciano Pavarotti Heritage” on Dec. 17 and 18 at the city’s Volkswagen Arena
Only “local productions” will be staged this coming season by Turkey’s State Theaters institution, its General Director Nejat Birecik has announced
VIENNA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency launched its first global photo exhibition in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Sept. 27, displaying around 40 pictures covering key global events in 2015.
ROME - Reuters
Five million brightly colored plastic bottle tops have been laid out on a Mediterranean island, spelling the word “HELP” in an art installation that aims to draw attention to marine pollution.
Nazlan Ertan - İZMİR
Travelers from French scientific missions to Anatolia brought back a sober and non-exoticized vision of the Orient during the 19th century. Now, the Arkas Art Center in İzmir is providing a glimpse at how sojourners saw the later Ottoman Empire.
Poets and writers from various countries will be hosted in events in various venues of Istanbul during the Istanbul Poetry and Literature Festival to start on Sept 28
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Turkey’s writers and artists continue to resist against all difficulties, struggling in an environment of terror, political turmoil and government pressure, according to veteran journalist Doğan Hızlan