Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency
The first-ever Turkish voting member of a major Hollywood group believes independent Turkish movie makers need bolder productions
Daytime marriage shows could soon disappear from Turkish TV channels amid a growing number of complaints about public morality. Officials will gather on March 23 to discuss the fate of the shows
Jose Carreras, one of the greatest tenors of all time, will perform at Ülker Arena on March 25 as part of his “The Final World Tour.”
Sound Ports Istanbul, an independent music and arts festival dedicated to urban music, sub cultures, Mediterranean vibes, positive people and positive thinking, will be organized between March 24 and April 2 under the title “Journey Within.”
Turkish-origin Israeli citizen Sapir Saban won the Israeli version of the singing contest “Voice 2017” with a Turkish song in the finals on March 18.
MOSCOW – Agence France-Presse
French dance star Laurent Hilaire, the new artistic director of Moscow’s renowned Stanislavsky Music Theatre ballet troupe, has vowed to expand its repertoire while preserving its rich traditions.
The Istanbul City Theaters is providing a unique rendition of the classical Shakespeare work ‘Macbeth’ by using puppets. The play made its premiere on March 8
PARIS - AFP
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
Painter Metin Asağ’s exhibition ‘Reinvigoration’ is on display at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert and Exhibition Hall in Istanbul through March 31
ArtAnkara, a contemporary art event, is set to take place in the Turkish capital between March 16 and 19, with the participation of 600 international and Turkish artists
The third edition of Anadolu Agency’s Istanbul Photo Awards has been made into a week-long event following the merger of the Istanbul Photo Awards Workshop and the Istanbul Photo Awards Talks.
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