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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
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
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.
A burial chamber featuring unique friezes that were unearthed at the Tatarlı Tumulus will be displayed at a new museum in Afyonkarahisar
The works of Mersad Berber, one of the leading representatives of Bosnian-Herzegovinian art in the second half of the 20th century, are on display at Pera Museum
The 16th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival will take place between Feb. 16 and 26 in Istanbul and March 2 and 5 in Ankara and İzmir
Musical ‘La La Land’ picked up five British Academy Film Awards on Feb 12 at a London ceremony that many see as a bellwether for the Oscars
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.
Adele wins all five Grammys for which she was nominated, while Beyonce wins two from nine nominations at the Grammy Awards on Feb 12
Jazz in February concerts, organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Cultural Affairs Department, will start on Feb 13 and offer seven concerts until Feb 21
The 45th Istanbul Music Festival will be organized between May 29 and June 21. The theme of the event this year is ‘Unusual’
‘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
Turkish musical production ‘Animals Musical,’ featuring huge animal puppets integrated in human bodies along with traditional hand-made costumes, will be at Istanbul’s UNİQ Hall on Jan 22 and 29
Turkey’s Nasreddin Hodja -- a unique and entertaining character from Turkish folklore -- has found a new home in an unlikely setting: Greece.
Around 70 percent of Turkish citizens have never participated in any culture or arts event in their lives, according to a new report from the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) based on data from research firms GfK and Ipsos.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’ by Benjamin C. Fortna (Hurst, 341 pages, £25)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘We Are Arrested: A Journalist’s Notes from a Turkish Prison' by Can Dündar (Biteback, 297 pages, £15)
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’
The Temple of Artemis in the Selçuk district of İzmir has turned into a swamp because of neglect and a lack of interest by authorities
Heraclia Latmos was one of the beautiful coastal cities of Karia, resting against the Latmos (Beşparmak) mountains and facing the Aegean
One of the world’s leading institutions for the study of ancient Iraq, the British Museum trains Iraqi experts in high-tech methods to preserve and document their history