Selda Bağcan, who in recent years has achieved international acclaim and is among Turkey's most beloved and renowned singers, will be performing in concert alongside the Istanbul Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 11 at the city's expansive Bostancı Gösteri Merkezi venue.
Belgian daily newspaper Le Soir published a correction and apology after a translation mistake was made in an earlier interview given by Turkish author Aslı Erdoğan to an Italian newspaper.
Renowned singer and songwriter Yusuf Islam has praised President Erdoğan and Turkish people for hosting four million refugees, while also inviting Erdoğan to the opening ceremony of Cambridge Mosque.
A group of academics from two universities in Istanbul are trying to map the antiquity period of Gulf of Edremit between Kaz Mountains and Madra Mountain.
Acclaimed Turkish film director Ferzan Özpetek received the Italian Order of Merit, the country’s highest honor in Rome on Monday. Özpetek, born in Istanbul but a longtime resident of Italy, enjoys a large audience in Italy, Turkey, and worldwide.
In an extraordinary email, Contemporary Istanbul chairman Ali Güreli defended Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria, while also asking fairgoers to refrain from believing in "black propaganda."
A painting by Turkish painter Osman Hamdi Bey entitled 'The Lady of Istanbul' was sold for 1,770,300 euros at an auction in Vienna. Another work of his called 'Girl Reading the Qur'an' from 1880 was sold for 6.3 million pounds in the last week of September at London's Bonhams Auction House.
The number of visitors to the iconic structure topped 30 million over the past 12 years -- more than the population of many countries.
The "Inspired by the east, how the Islamic world influenced western art" exhibition to be hosted by the British Museum between October 10 and January 26, aims to offer a contemporary perspective on Orientalism and how the East influenced the West.
Here is a guide to the 16th Istanbul Biennial, titled 'The Seventh Continent,' before and while visiting the venues. The exhibition is open until November 10 and is free of charge. How to approach certain topics as well as several tactics are here for you…
The municipality of Central Anatolian town Talas appears to have photoshopped a headscarf onto the image of American singer Selena Gomez for use on local billboards. Gomez is made to look like a student in the advertisement. This apparent case of photoshop would not be the first time conservative local governments have modified the appearance of women in photographs for public display.
Visitors of a Bektashi tekke in the North Macedonian town of Tetova have been subject to threats by Islamists, who had previously occupied the religious facility and transformed it into a Sunni mosque.
Blocks containing the masks will be taken to the stone preservation center in Muğla where they will be cleaned and returned to their original locations at the site for visitors to see.
Anadolu Agency / PRETORIA Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) is currently carrying out works to decorate a historic mosque in South Africa with ornamental Turkish calligraphy. The interior decoration of Noor el Hamidiye Mosque — built in Cape Town in 1884 — is underway after renovation efforts were completed in the 135-year-old mosque a few years ago, Mehmet […]
Pianist Fazıl Say speaks out against criticism and speculations about a concert Erdoğan attended