• 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

  • A Modern Day Exploration

    A Modern Day Exploration

    A sprawling territory of stark contrasts marked by a distinctive style, the magnificent, romantic city of Porto is perhaps Portugal’s most suitable reminder of times gone by – when explorers sidled imposing ships to discover far away new lands, when quayside trade was conducted between the Old World and the New, and this trade transformed...

CULTURE

  • Sculptured Pens

    Sculptured Pens

    The artist demonstrated his cage sculptures, made from different materials and in different styles, in a new context. In the exhibition, he builds a new higher level by using the language itself as a signifier, analyses the elements of metaphor instead of using it as a direct communication tool and turns their ordinary locations into unique...
  • A Breathing Artwork In Venice

    A Breathing Artwork In Venice

    One of the most important art events in Europe, the 56th Venice Biennale is open to visitors between May 9 and November 22 at different venues around the city. At the Pavilion of Turkey at the International Art Exhibition, is an installation called Respiro by Sarkis, one of today’s most prominent conceptual artists. Coordinated by the Istanbul...

PEOPLE

  • Etnic And Cosmopolitan

    Etnic And Cosmopolitan

    You were at Paris Fashion Week recently. How was it?We exhibited my AW 15/16 collection at the Turkish Embassy. The show was attended by French fashion authorities, the international fashion press and about 200 guests. Before this one, we collaborated with Uludağ Textile Exporters’ Association and mostly used the fabric which was manufactured...
  • The Ottoman Glory On The Runway

    The Ottoman Glory On The Runway

    Could you tell us a bit about yourself?While I was a student at the Bilgi University European Union Relations Department, I met with the Istanbul Fashion Academy. After studying brand management for a year, I was sure that was what I wanted to do with my life. After graduation, I did my internship with Özlem Kaya and Nur Yerlitaş. 3 years ago,...
  • Being Chic Was A Lifestyle In The Ottomans

    Being Chic Was A Lifestyle In The Ottomans

    What is the source of your interest in the Ottoman arts?I’ve always been very sensitive about it; it’s almost instinctual. Since my childhood, whenever I walked past a historical building or saw an old inscription or an item, I’d get really curious. Mine is a curiosity that comes from within. Then, what’s the story behind such a niche...

CUISINE

  • 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...
  • Recipes For Spring

    Recipes For Spring

    Considering its offers, the spring has been accepted as the beginning of new year since the very early ages of mankind. Naturally, the spring arrives on different dates to different parts of the world. However, the feelings of welcoming this season will spread the globe. As the sun starts warming our bones, the days get longer, the trees get...

FROM THE MAGAZINE

  • 4 Cities

    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.  May 13 – 24 2- VIENNA - Are you ready for a five-week culture marathon in Vienna? If so, you shouldn’t miss one of the original festivals...
  • This Month in Istanbul

    This Month in Istanbul

    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 & Culture". May 22-24 2- Hosting famous musicians such as Balthazar, Slowdive and Ghostpoet, the Chill Out Festival beckons to those, who want...
  • The Day Of Youth May 19

    The Day Of Youth May 19

    May 19, the start of the national struggle in 1919, is celebrated as the Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day every year in Turkey. Showing the value he placed on the young population, Gazi (Veteran) Mustafa Kemal announced that he entrusted the young with the future of the Turkish Republic at the end of Nutuk (Great Speech). He saw...