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AUTUMN ARRIVES, FİLMEKİMİ STARTS
13 October 2016

AUTUMN ARRIVES, FİLMEKİMİ STARTS

Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, Filmekimi brings award-wining, critically acclaimed movies shown in world festivals to the filmgoers of Istanbul. The last movies of the masters of world cinema, such as Ken Loach, Xavier Dolan, Ashgar...
ISTANBUL HOSTS 23rd WORLD ENERGY CONGRESS
11 October 2016

ISTANBUL HOSTS 23RD WORLD ENERGY CONGRESS

Organized by the Turkish National Committee of the World Energy Council, the 23rd World Energy Congress has started on October 9, at Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Center.
SİNAN’S ISTANBUL: KANUNİ SULTAN SULEİMAN BRİDGE
10 October 2016

SİNAN’S ISTANBUL: KANUNİ SULTAN SULEİMAN BRİDGE

In his autobiography, of the Kanuni Sultan Suleiman Bridge that was completed in 1567, Sinan says, "Among my works, it’s my masterpiece". There had been a broken Roman bridge located on the shallow area where Lake Büyükçekmece and Marmara Sea merge,...
OSMAN HAMDI BEY’S DREAM: ISTANBUL ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM
05 October 2016

OSMAN HAMDI BEY’S DREAM: ISTANBUL ARCHEOLOGY...

When Osman Hamdi Bey was attended as the director of the Ottoman Imperial Museum by Sultan Abdulhamit II, on September 4, 1881, Sunday, the history of Turkish museology had irreversibly changed. That’s why, it is impossible to talk about Istanbul...
COMMUNICATION CENTER FOR FOREIGNERS: CALL 157
30 September 2016

COMMUNICATION CENTER FOR FOREIGNERS: CALL 157

Established in 2015, by the Directorate General of Migration Management, in order to give continuous, efficient and fast communication services to foreigners in Turkey, the Communication Center for Foreigners (YIMER CALL 157) answers all the...
BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF ISTANBUL
29 September 2016

BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF ISTANBUL

Twice every year, a grand migration occurs, which very few of us witness. All over the world, billions of birds from four thousand species migrate from south to north in spring, and from south to north in fall. Almost thirty of those species fly...