• 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

  • Mardin In June

    Mardin In June

    Nobody’s in hurry in Mardin. Everyone goes happily about their daily business, taking the time to enjoy a nice conversation. We’re greeted with treats the moment we set foot there. Sugared almonds, Turkish coffee, tea... Even the owner of the shop we stopped in to buy some soaps wouldn’t let us go without a cup of tea. Inspired by the...

CULTURE

  • A Cultural Repetition Kostantiniyye

    A Cultural Repetition Kostantiniyye

    Self-taught artist Ahmet Güneştekin’s new exhibition Million Stone greeted art-lovers on May 6 at the La Pietà Art and Exhibition Center in Venice, where Vivaldi once served as music master. Organized simultaneously with the Venice Biennial 56th International Art Exhibition and commissioned by one of the world’s most reputed galleries,...
  • Belgium On The Silver Screen

    Belgium On The Silver Screen

    IN BRUGES Starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, this dark comedy reflects the fabulous atmosphere of Bruges so successfully that it defies all the clichés of a comedy movie. The medieval Belfry of Bruges has an important place in the plot. Year: 2008 IF IT’S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE BELGIUM Partly taking place in Belgium, this comedy...

PEOPLE

  • The Time Of The Seljukian

    The Time Of The Seljukian

    Can you tell us a bit about your journey from Konya to Manchester?While we were living in Bursa, we had to move to England for my husband’s project. We were to stay there for about 2 years, during which time I studied fashion design in England to make use of my time there. Then, I decided to create my own brand and realized it there. Why did...
  • The Ever-Lasting Harmony Between East And West

    The Ever-Lasting Harmony Between East And West

    How did the idea of creating such an ensemble come about? What’s do its members have in common? The idea of creating an ensemble like this came about when I started playing viola da gamba, a Renaissance and Baroque instrument. We developed an idea of making music with instruments from these periods and have come here so far together with...
  • Traces Of Past Civilizations

    Traces Of Past Civilizations

    What are your design aims?My aim is to interpret the contemporary uses of the rich cultural geography we live in, by being inspired by its shaping throughout history. It’s very important to me to keep the traces of past civilizations alive and to reflect the authentic aspects of old designs in today's iterations. Which is more important for...

CUISINE

  • 1 Plum 3 Great Ideas

    1 Plum 3 Great Ideas

    The plum season has arrived! Originally from Asia and also produced in Syria, plum was a tree that was frequently planted in these lands by the Romans. The Romans favored dried plums, especially damsons. Highly popular during the Renaissance, plum started to be consumed in various forms after the 16th century. Don’t assume that plums...
  • Filo Pastry In Turkish Cuisine

    Filo Pastry In Turkish Cuisine

    Food historians believe that filo pastry has long been a part of the Central Asian and Turkish culture. When yeast wasn’t yet invented, filo pastry was made by pouring dough or rolling it out on a round metal plate; it therefore earned the title “the ancestor of pastries made of thin dough”. Due to the fact that it was convenient to make...

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • This Month In Istanbul

    This Month In Istanbul

    1-See İsmail Acar’s works with the theme Istanbul and Tulips, taken out of his workshop for the first time and on show at the exhibition Atelier by İsmail Acar. May 7 – June 10 www.addresistanbul.com 2-Take a look at the Portraits exhibition by Cecil Beaton, who was one of the prominent photographers of the 20th century and...
  • The Time Of The Seljukian

    The Time Of The Seljukian

    Can you tell us a bit about your journey from Konya to Manchester?While we were living in Bursa, we had to move to England for my husband’s project. We were to stay there for about 2 years, during which time I studied fashion design in England to make use of my time there. Then, I decided to create my own brand and realized it there. Why did...
  • The Ever-Lasting Harmony Between East And West

    The Ever-Lasting Harmony Between East And West

    How did the idea of creating such an ensemble come about? What’s do its members have in common? The idea of creating an ensemble like this came about when I started playing viola da gamba, a Renaissance and Baroque instrument. We developed an idea of making music with instruments from these periods and have come here so far together with...