Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle on Dec. 9 at the glittering world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” - although one star almost didn’t make it.
Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and due to be held from Sept. 22 to Nov. 4, 2018 with the title of “A School of Schools,” the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial invites everyone from around the world to respond to its open call for submissions.
Archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Kedrai on Muğla’s Sedir Island have been carried out by a team, which includes prisoners
Korean War veteran Süleyman Dilbirliği, who adopted a five-year-old Korean orphan girl during the Korean War, has died at the age of 91 in Istanbul. Dilbirliği had adopted Eunja Kim during the war and named her Ayla.
A Turkish illustrator and academic, who came to fame with his Robocop comic illustrations, has recently worked on a bestselling graphic novel sold all over the world via Amazon
Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" on Dec. 6, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures.
"Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced Dec. 6.
Unreleased songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix between 1968 and 1970 will be released in 2018.
Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry spent nearly 90 million Turkish Liras on archaeological excavations and researches this year.
Was Santa real? Scientists have offered a tantalizing clue by dating a bone said to belong to St Nicholas, the inspiration for Father Christmas, to the same century in which he died in what is now Turkey.