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.
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is set to organize an exclusive “crepe day” bringing renowned actor and musician Teoman Kumbaracıbaşı’s delicious homemade jams and their extraordinary story together with Italian Executive Chef Giovanni Terracciano’s specially prepared breakfast favorites.
MUĞLA - Doğan News Agency
The International Bodrum Jazz festival will be held between Sept. 7 and 17 with the support of the Jazz Association and Bodrum Municipality.
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
PARIS - AFP
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
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.
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’