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09/04/2014 12:55

First Turkish ballet on Antalya stage

The Antalya State Opera and Ballet (ANTDOB) has revised the first and only Turkish ballet in the world repertoire, “Judith,” and now will once again bring it to the stage. The ballet premiered last night at the Haşim İşcan Culture Center. The ballet’s music was performed by Çetin Işıözlü and the...
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30/03/2014 23:34

Turkey's National Election Results - 2014

Results from the Local Elections held on 30/03/2014 Count as is on 01/04/2014 at 11:30 - 98.08% of total. Province Candidate Total Votes Counted Votes Party Result İstanbul Ankara               ...
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30/03/2014 23:34

Alanya's Regional Elections Results - 2014

- Alanya Local Elections Result held 30/03/2014 - Results from 01/04/2014 with 98.08% counted Candidate Total Votes Party Result ADEM MURAT YÜCEL    HASAN SİPAHİOĞLU  ŞEFİK TÜRKTAŞ  ŞERİF YALÇIN  ARİF...
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28/03/2014 09:32

Historical building in Istanbul reopens as a library

In its 100th year, Kadıköy’s historic Şehremaneti building, which served as the Kadıköy Municipality building for many years, is now a library The historic Şehremaneti building in Istanbul’s Kadıköy neighborhood, a prime example of cultural heritage in the city, has been restored and turned into...
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28/03/2014 09:25

Turkey’s underwater richness comes to light

The Underwater Archaeology team of the Selçuk University (SU) has been discovering Turkey’s underwater qualities during its work, which have been continuing for 15 years with the permission of the Culture and Tourism Ministry. The university is located in the central Anatolian province of Konya...
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28/03/2014 09:23

Bookworms rejoice! Historic Istanbul dock now shop book-coffee-gift

A building on one of Istanbul’s historic docks, Katip Çelebi, no longer functions as an aid to shipping. Instead, it now stands ready to receive visitors as a combined bookstore, coffee house and gift shop, the only one in the city dedicated to Istanbul. The old building in the Eminönü...
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28/03/2014 09:21

Adana to host world theaters once again

The Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival, jointly organized by Sabancı Foundation and Culture and Tourism Ministry State Theaters, will open for the 16th time this year on April 14. The festival program was announced at a press conference in the southern province of Adana on March 25 with...
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20/03/2014 20:59

New painting museum opened in Istanbul's Dolmabahçe Palace

A portion of the Dolmabahçe Palace’s crown prince area, where the sultans’ sons were residing in the time of Sultan Abdülmecid, has been turned into the National Palaces Painting Museum after a seven-year restoration process. The museum will be open to the public on March 22. Speaking about the...
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04/03/2014 15:20

Culture village to be dedicated to Rumi

The life and works of Mevlana Jalal ad-din Rumi, the 13th century poet and mystic, are set to be showcased in a new cultural center to be established in his hometown, the central Anatolian province of Konya’s Sarayönü district. As well as Sufi music and fine arts courses, Ottoman, Arabic and...
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04/03/2014 15:17

Discoveries in Ephesus announced at a symposium

Works carried out last year at the ancient city of Ephesus, one of Turkey’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, were announced late last week during a symposium titled “Ephesus 2013: Results and Discoveries.” The event was held at the Istanbul Austrian Cultural Office with...
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