• EVENT

    Red Pass

      Spain’s La Tomatina Festival is held on August 31. Organizing various music, dance and firework performances as well as a parade, the festival is attended by nearly 20,000-40,000 people...
  •   The 6th Sinopale - International Sinop Biennale is attended by artists from different countries all across the world and realizes the model that relies on model of “art production based...

DESTINATION

  • In Chase of Honey

    In Chase of Honey

      In the Blue Mountains of South India, things happen in a different way. All over the world, bees are vanishing mysteriously, but here it’s the honey gatherers who are at risk of disappearing.  In the southern part of the subcontinent, UNESCO’s very first Indian biosphere holds a treasure of biodiversity. It is home to Asia’s...

CULTURE

  • Sinop Meets Contemporary Art

      The 6th Sinopale - International Sinop Biennale is attended by artists from different countries all across the world and realizes the model that relies on model of “art production based on sharing” with the active participation of the people of Sinop. 
  • Art in Edinburgh

      Scotland hosts one of the largest art festivals in the world. Organizing events in theater, opera, music, dance, circus, as well as events for children, Edinburgh Fringe Festival is held in important venues in the capital of Scotland such as Acheson House and Alba Flemanca. Held on August 5-29, the event hosts the exhibitions Absolute...

PEOPLE

  • Habitat Builders

    Habitat Builders

    Bünyamin Derman  The architect of Vodafone Arena (formerly known as BJK İnönü Stadium), Bünyamin Derman is inspired by the past, culture and dreams. What were the key points you considered while preparing the Vodafone Arena project? We designed Vodafone Arena by considering the values and importance of the Beşiktaş Gymnastics...
  • Paper Trails

    Paper Trails

      One of Turkey’s most popular ancient crafts, ebru or ebri (marbling) has been practiced here since the 17th century and revered ever since for its unique and elegant appearance. The momentary shaping of colorful droplets of paint floating in water result in one-of-a-kind artworks. To produce pieces like these, technical know-how is an...
  • The Meals with History

    The Meals with History

      Denizli, meaning “by the sea” -an interesting name for a city without any borders to the sea - is famous for its rooster, rich cuisine, ever-stretching cotton-white and elegant travertines, sulphur-smelling caves frozen in deposits, and the remains of the past ages…  What awaits to be explored in Denizli? Dating before the...

CUISINE

  • Freshen Up in Malatya

    Freshen Up in Malatya

      For me, Malatya begins with the poet Cevat Çapan’s lines: “İster izinle dönelim gurbetten / tahta bavullarımızda Malatyalı Fahri’nin plakları…” (Loosely translated as “Coming back from abroad on leave / with records of Malatyalı Fahri in our wooden luggage...”) Having become a legend after many years, Fahri...
  • The Journey of Meatball

    The Journey of Meatball

      Meatballs is still a popular dish in Turkey – they come in all shapes and tastes, as diverse as the members of any extended family. The dish has spread all across the region and has been altered based on regional tastes.Today, some cities and even districts in Turkey have given their names to a specific, local type of meatball;...

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • Red Pass

      Spain’s La Tomatina Festival is held on August 31. Organizing various music, dance and firework performances as well as a parade, the festival is attended by nearly 20,000-40,000 people every year. Make sure you pack gloves and goggles!
  • Sinop Meets Contemporary Art

      The 6th Sinopale - International Sinop Biennale is attended by artists from different countries all across the world and realizes the model that relies on model of “art production based on sharing” with the active participation of the people of Sinop. 
  • Art in Edinburgh

      Scotland hosts one of the largest art festivals in the world. Organizing events in theater, opera, music, dance, circus, as well as events for children, Edinburgh Fringe Festival is held in important venues in the capital of Scotland such as Acheson House and Alba Flemanca. Held on August 5-29, the event hosts the exhibitions Absolute...