Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish TV dramas, which have drawn great attention in Latin America, can reach wider audiences and contribute to Turkey’s promotion and tourism with the help of collaborations with these countries, officials say
GAZİANTEP – Anadolu Agency
Trailers for a Turkish TV series on a Syrian refugee family that will feature global superstars such as actress Angelina Jolie and football player Cristiano Ronaldo have been completed in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, the show’s director has said.
NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency
A New York-based musician has become a social media sensation by covering songs such as Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” and the theme song of “Game of Thrones” while using the oud
The 45th Istanbul Music Festival will be organized between May 29 and June 21. The theme of the event this year is ‘Unusual’
LOS ANGELES - Reuters
Adele wins all five Grammys for which she was nominated, while Beyonce wins two from nine nominations at the Grammy Awards on Feb 12
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to Istanbul after 20 years. The premiere of the ballet will take place on Feb 11 at Kadıköy Süreyya Opera Stage
Turkey’s Nasreddin Hodja -- a unique and entertaining character from Turkish folklore -- has found a new home in an unlikely setting: Greece.
‘Romeo et Juliette’ at New York’s Metropolitan Opera will be presented in cinemas globally on Jan. 21 as part of the Met’s Live in HD series
The Alt Art Space is currently exhibiting “And Yet My Mask is Powerful,” which is the most recent installation by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, who work collaboratively from their base in Ramallah, Palestine
A 100-year ginnery in the southern province of Mersin’s Tarsus district has been restored and has started serving as the Gözlükule Mound Research Center for academic research and archaeological works.
AFYONKARAHİSAR – Anadolu Agency
A burial chamber featuring unique friezes that were unearthed at the Tatarlı Tumulus will be displayed at a new museum in Afyonkarahisar
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Motherland Hotel’ by Yusuf Atılgan, translated by Fred Stark (City Lights, 152 pages, $15.95)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between’ by Hisham Matar (Penguin Random House, 280 pages, $26)
Historian Benjamin Fortna talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’