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ENGINEERING FACILITY TO BE ESTABLISHED IN ISTANBUL
17 July 2018

ENGINEERING FACILITY TO BE ESTABLISHED IN ISTANBUL

Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI), one of the top 100 global players in aviation and space industry, is establishing a fourteen-thousand-square-meter engineering facility at Yıldız Technical University Technopark, where hundreds of engineers...
COMPOSERS OF ISTANBUL: MÜNİR NURETTİN SELÇUK
05 July 2018

COMPOSERS OF ISTANBUL: MÜNİR NURETTİN SELÇUK

Münir Nurettin Selçuk, the greatest name in Turkish classical music in the 20th century, was primarily a composer of Istanbul; of almost a hundred compositions he made, particularly the Istanbul-themed songs that were composed from the poems of...
JAZZ SEASON IN ISTANBUL: 25th ISTANBUL JAZZ FESTIVAL BEGINS
26 June 2018

JAZZ SEASON IN ISTANBUL: 25TH ISTANBUL JAZZ...

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) the Istanbul Jazz Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018. The festival will host leading names and new discoveries from the world of jazz, as well as the stars of...
ŞEREFİYE CISTERN OPENED AFTER 8-YEAR RESTORATION
21 June 2018

ŞEREFİYE CISTERN OPENED AFTER 8-YEAR RESTORATION

Built between 428-443, in the era of Byzantine emperor Theodosius II, the Şerefiye (Theodosius) Cistern was opened with a ceremony after an eight-year restoration work undertaken by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
KARAGÖZ EXHIBITON ORGANIZED BY ISTANBUL METROPOLITAN MUNICAPILITY CONTINUES
13 June 2018

KARAGÖZ EXHIBITON ORGANIZED BY ISTANBUL...

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) has brought to Istanbulites its private collection of characters and materials of Karagöz (blackeye, in Turkish) shadow play, an important heritage of the traditional Turkish theatre and folklore. Organized...
TRAVELERS OF ISTANBUL: EVLİYA ÇELEBİ
12 June 2018

TRAVELERS OF ISTANBUL: EVLİYA ÇELEBİ

The great Turkish traveler Evliya Çelebi (1611-1684?) spent more than half of his life on the road. The tremendous work he left behind; the ten-volume Târîh-i Seyyâh Evliyâ Efendi (The History of Traveler Evliya Efendi), or with the well-known name...