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SVETI STEFAN CHURCH REOPENED AFTER RESTORATION
06 March 2018

SVETI STEFAN CHURCH REOPENED AFTER RESTORATION

The Sveti Stefan Church, one of the most important structures of the Bulgarian Orthodox community all over the world, was reopened with a ceremony after seven years of restoration. The opening ceremony of the Sveti Stefan Church, which stands...
DESIGN CITY ISTANBUL LOGO CONTEST CONCLUDED
28 February 2018

DESIGN CITY ISTANBUL LOGO CONTEST CONCLUDED

One of the eight cities, accepted to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the design category in October 2017, was Istanbul. Founded in 2004 "to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for...
DISTRICT STATS OF ISTANBUL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
23 February 2018

DISTRICT STATS OF ISTANBUL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

The Mahallem (My District) Istanbul project, realized by the Faculty of Economics in Istanbul University, with the support of the Istanbul Development Agency, offers an in-depth analysis of Istanbul's districts via its website at...
SINAN’S ISTANBUL: ZAL MAHMUD PASHA MOSQUE
19 February 2018

SINAN’S ISTANBUL: ZAL MAHMUD PASHA MOSQUE

One of the late works of Sinan, the Zal Mahmud Pasha Mosque was commissioned by Zal Mahmud Pasha, a vizier in the Sultan Murad III (d. 1595) era, and his wife Şah Sultan.
!F ISTANBUL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL STARTS
15 February 2018

!F ISTANBUL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL STARTS

With this year’s theme "There is life!", the 17th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival will bring the best films of the independent cinema, together with the most talked-about and awarded films of the year, to the filmgoers of Istanbul, between...
COMPOSERS OF ISTANBUL: ITRÎ
12 February 2018

COMPOSERS OF ISTANBUL: ITRÎ

The things we know about Itrî, one of the great composers of classical Turkish music, is very limited. We know that he was born in Istanbul between 1630-1640, and died, again, in Istanbul in 1711 or 1712. Apart from this, most of our knowledge about...