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Istanbul Modern Cinema will present My First Feature, a program focusing on the debut features filmed by current directors at the start of their careers, between April 20 and 23.
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival ended on April 14 with the presentation of a number of awards in different categories, Fikret Reyhan’s ‘Yellow Heat’ winning best picture
Ayşe Hatun Önal is the top EDM (Electronic Dance Music) star from Turkey. Her new release ‘Selam Dengesiz’ (Hi, Unbalanced) has extraordinary energy and a party feeling from start to end
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Advertising the concert venue and time on social media, Iraqi violinist Ameen Mukdad gave a small concert in Mosul, which he had been forced to flee by Islamic State militants
His is one of the first names that comes to mind when one mentions classical guitar in Turkey. Now, Ahmet Kanneci is being recognized for 40 years of service to the arts in Turkey
Currently in its 45th year, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) is taking a step forward to realize a dream project: Starting in 2017, the Istanbul Theater Festival returns to an annual cycle after 15 years of being held biennially.
Turkish screen actress Meltem Yılmazkaya, who recently released her first single, is now taking the theater stage with a musical comedy play titled ‘Sevmekten Öldü Desinler.’ The play will continue until May 21 on the Kadıköy Emek Theater Stage.
The young Turkish musical group ‘Journey to Broadway’ will present the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning ‘Rent’ musical in Istanbul
The fifth edition of Mamut Art Project, an art event dedicated to engage emerging artists with new collectors, galleries and curators, will be held between April 26 and 30 at Istanbul’s KüçükÇiftlik Park
The 21st Aydın Doğan Award has been granted to Turkish contemporary painter Neş’e Erdok, according to the Aydın Doğan Foundation
Organized by the Sevda-Cenap And Music Foundation, Ayşe Saray’s painting exhibition “Palabıyık Minnoşlar” (Mustached Kitties) opened on April 7 at And Sanat, the foundation’s new art venue in the Turkish capital Ankara
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’ by Mehmet Kurt (Pluto Press, 208 pages, £54)