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Sufi dancers performing throughout the world

Sufi dancers performing throughout the world

Konya, home of 13th century Sufi poet Rumi, is best known for its whirling dervish performances. Turkey’s only official whirling dervish dance group is based in the Central Anatolian province and group members travel throughout the world to perform their shows

Comment(s)12/16/2011

Mechanical Theater entertains children

Mechanical Theater entertains children

A unique exhibition of 40 performing machines from the U.K. Cabaret Mechanical Theatre is on display at Istanbul’s Landora Theme Park in ORA and will run for four months.

Comment(s)12/10/2011

Historic trading castle to become center of art

Historic trading castle to become center of art

The historical Kayseri Castle, which served as a significant trade center in the past in the Central Anatolian region, is now preparing to serve as a culture and arts center.

Comment(s)12/15/2011

‘Medea’ tragedy to be performed in English by Sabancı students

‘Medea’ tragedy to be performed in English by Sabancı students

Istanbul’s Sabancı University Drama Club is preparing to stage its first English-language performance in Turkey, the Ancient Greek tragedy “Medea.”

Comment(s)12/8/2011

Bilkent Theater to stage Beckett’s play

Bilkent Theater to stage Beckett’s play

The Bilkent Theater Saloon will show Samuel Beckett’s play “Krapp’s Last Tape” Dec. 15 to 18.

Comment(s)12/14/2011

Konya home to Rumi events in 738th year

Konya home to Rumi events in 738th year

The 738th International Rumi reunion anniversary events will start on Dec. 7 in the Central Anatolian province of Konya. Konya Gov. Aydın Nezih Doğan said that they expected a record number of visitors to come to the province this year for the festivities.

Comment(s)11/30/2011

Sema show to be held at Istanbul’s Galata lodge

Sema show to be held at Istanbul’s Galata lodge

The 550-year-old sema (whirling dervish dance) hall of Istanbul’s Galata Dervish Lodge, will be home to the Şeb-i Arus event that will take place Dec. 17 for the 738th anniversary of Rumi’s death.

Comment(s)12/12/2011

Sipahioğlu remembered in Paris

Sipahioğlu remembered in Paris

Graduates of French schools in Turkey commemorated the life of Gökşin Sipahioğlu, photojournalist and founder of Sipa Press...

Comment(s)12/13/2011

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