• EVENT

    4 Cities

    1- CANNES - Awarding the Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan with Palme d’Or last year and home to the best of the European cinema, the Cannes Film Festival once more offers a satisfying schedule....
  • 1- Organized in collaboration with ISTANBUL’74 and W Magazine, the Istanbul International Arts and Culture Festival celebrates its fifth year, under the theme “Dialogues on Realism in Arts...

DESTINATION

  • Calm, Cool And Immersive: Kosovo

    Calm, Cool And Immersive: Kosovo

    Kosovo is an unforgettable country not only for its history and cultural riches but for its sightseeing as well. We begin our trip in Kosovo, at the heart of the Balkans, by setting out from Pristina Adem Jashari Airport. Next, we stand in front of the famous Newborn Memorial erected as a symbol of the country’s independence. Having become an...

CULTURE

  • The Architect Of Letters: Mohammad Bozorgi

    The Architect Of Letters: Mohammad Bozorgi

    Born in Tehran in 1978, Mohammad Bozorgi has had an  unlikely educational background for an artist. After studying Biomedical Engineering and getting his MBA, Bozorgi skill lies in applying what he has learned in his academic life to his art. After working in traditional calligraphy – in divani, kufic and sols styles, he’s now focusing...
  • Art For Everyone

    Art For Everyone

    What’s the main idea behind Carré d’Artistes?The gallery has two purposes: providing a space for the artist in which they can exhibit their works, and to give them economic freedom. Since there’s a regular income for the artists whose works have been sold, the artists can focus more on their productivity. Can you talk a little bit about...

PEOPLE

  • Music Is In My Blood And Soul

    Music Is In My Blood And Soul

    How does it feel to be back in Turkey? I feel very excited each time I go back to Turkey. This time I’m more excited because I’m going to a place I never been – Çanakkale – and of course again to Bodrum, where I will sing with the Presidential Symphony Orchestra. You have many talents – what do you do besides singing?I compose,...
  • Goran Bregović Music With Balkan Spirit

    Goran Bregović Music With Balkan Spirit

    How do you feel when you are in Turkey? Do you like being in a place that retains a mix of Anatolian, Western, Balkan and gypsy soul?It is so easy to be in love with Turkey because of this balance between a fast pace and being easygoing, which is so difficult to find in the modern world. I am from Sarajevo, and my city was always considered like...
  • Designs Inspıred By The Sea

    Designs Inspıred By The Sea

     How did you start building furniture?Beyoğlu, Tophane and the Kumbaracı Slope are the birthplaces of furniture building in Istanbul. I used to visit the workshops there and talk with the craftsmen. I’d build my own designs in their workshops as an amateur. In 2002, I opened a small workshop on the Kumbaracı Slope in in Beyoğlu. Since...

CUISINE

  • Cold Soup On A Hot Day

    Cold Soup On A Hot Day

    Yoghurt, boiled or raw vegetables, some spices and a few pieces of ice… Cold soups are one of the favorites of the refreshing delicacies on hot summer days. They not only prepare our stomach before the main course but also makes it easier to digest the meal. Though it’s mostly preferred during summer, you can cook various recipes with...
  • Feast Tables

    Feast Tables

    The religious and social meanings that are attributed to feasts are what make them feasts. On these special days, “Feast Tables” shine out. The dishes and the deep fried meat that are prepared with the meat of sacrificed animals in the Feast of Sacrifice; the desserts, syrups, pastries and main courses that are prepared for Ramadan; or in...

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • FEI European Championships Aachen 2015

    FEI European Championships Aachen 2015

    FEI European Championships 2015 will take place in Aachen this year and the events will draw all the attention again. The festival comprises five different equestrian disciplines – show jumping, dressage, four-in-hand driving, vaulting and reining. The best riders will compete in different disciplines for 13 days. Regarded as one of the...
  • Prince Islands In 12 Hours

    Prince Islands In 12 Hours

    KINALIADABegin your journey with Kınalıada, the closest of the islands to the mainland. The first thing to know is that motor vehicles are not allowed on the islands. When you arrive at Kınalıada, Sirakyan Twin Houses greet you. After visiting Kınalıada Mosque, which is located opposite and is notable for its architecture, head to...
  • Chasing The Colors In Water

    Chasing The Colors In Water

    Organized by Turkish Underwater Sports Federation, Altın Palet Underwater Photography Championship will be held in Izmir, Seferihsiar between September 30 and October 3.  Organized for the 10th time this year, this championship will host athletes from all over Turkey.  There will be four diving in two days in the colorful underwater...