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British cartoonist Ross Thomson is the winner of the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Contest. The winners have shed light on the refugee crisis in their cartoons
The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will internationally commemorate Turkish composer Itri and poet Nabi on the 300th anniversary of their deaths and architect and city planner Kemal Ahmet Aru on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) is planning to organize the first Istanbul Design Biennial next year with the aim of highlighting the importance of design in production, economics, cultural interaction and quality of life.
The Dutch Embassy and Consulate General organized a panel discussion on freedom of speech and expression in Istanbul on Nov. 15.
As part of the 16th Boston Turkish Culture and Arts Festival, famous Turkish painter and academic Devrim Erbil opened on Nov. 15 an exhibition titled “Poetic Abstraction - Istanbul” at the Boston University Howard Thurman Culture Center.
Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay inaugurated a Turkish cultural center in Bucharest on Nov. 14.
‘Masterpieces of the Calligraphy Art Hilye-i Şerifes,’ that opened at the Yıldız Palace Mabeyn Köşk, is displaying nearly 100 examples of traditional calligraphic art.
An 80-meter-long nature picture drawn by 30 nature-loving research assistants and 15 professors during an ecology and environmental education seminar held in July will be on display between Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 at Uludağ University’s Professor Mete Cengiz Culture Center
Istanbul is hosting Turkey’s largest event in the field of arts and technology: the International Amber Art and Technology Festival. The event, organized this year around the theme of ‘next ecology,’ is exhibiting interactive artistic works created by artists who use new technologies as a means of expression