Indie, jazz, film, food and children events in Istanbul, Ankara
ISTANBUL - Anadolu AgencyIstanbul's Miniaturk hosts activities for children
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is organizing activities for children at Turkey's first miniature park on the 95th anniversary of Children's Day, April 23.
Illusion shows, competitions and clowns are some of the child-friendly activities. Kids also have a chance to visit the Crystal Museum, which houses three-dimensional renditions of 16 historic Istanbul monuments.
German band The Notwist to stage two concerts in Istanbul
Istanbul indie fans are set for two nights' of music from Germany's Notwist. The band is scheduled to perform on April 25 and 26 at Istanbul's Salon IKSV.
Formed in 1989, the group has released ten albums with their 2014 album Close to the Glass nominated for two awards in January this year.
U.S. saxophonist Eric Alexander to perform in Ankara
American jazz saxophonist Eric Alexander will perform at the Ankara Music Festival, which runs from April 22 to 30.
The 47-year-old saxophonist, who is known for his hard bop and post-bop style, will take the stage at the MEB Sura Saloon on April 24.
Alexander, who has been compared to jazz giants like John Coltrane and Charlie Parker, has released his latest album Chicago Fire last year.
Istanbul to host food festival
Different tastes from across Anatolia, Europe and Asia will come together as part of the 101 Tastes of Istanbul Festival being held at the city's Sait Halim Pasha Mansion.
On April 26, food lovers will get the chance to try Istanbul's different tastes and enjoy surprise shows and live music.
The one-day festival will also host international guests such as Christian Sandefeldt, one of London's most successful restaurateurs.
British drama Black Sea to hit Turkish cinemas
The British film Black Sea will be screened in Turkish theaters on April 24.
Starring Jude Law, Scott McNairy and Ben Mendelsohn, the film is directed by Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald and tells the tale of a submarine captain searching the depths of the Black Sea for gold.