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The Most Exhilarating Marathon

Are you ready for a spectacular marathon? Held at Huangyaguan, a part of the Wall of China, the world’s longest defense wall, this marathon also offers a wonderful view of the city.
Final Four Lands in Istanbul
Final Four Lands in Istanbul

Final Four Lands in Istanbul

One of the highest level sports organizations in Europe, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague draws closer to its thrilling finale. As we take the last turn in the season, basketball fans are more...
An Exciting Finale in Basketball
An Exciting Finale in Basketball

An Exciting Finale in Basketball

One of the most notable basketball events in Europe, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague's excitedly awaited final is here. The four of the last eight teams which have been determined as a result of...
Reis Bey Staged
Reis Bey Staged

Reis Bey Staged

Portraying how a judge's life changes by a mistake the play Reis Bey, written by Necip Fazıl Kısakürek, is staged at Kağıthane Sadabad Sahnesi by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Literature Time for Latin America

One of the most prominent culture events in Spanish-speaking countries, Buenos Aires Book Fair invites more than 1 million readers for a 20-day literature marathon. Held at La Rural Exhibition and...
Seeb
Seeb

Seeb

Worldwide chart toppers Seeb, now release their exciting new single, in collaboration with R City, Under Your Skin via Sky Music/Universal Music. The upbeat vocals, soft synth melodies, and...
Floral Dreams in Tokyo
Floral Dreams in Tokyo

Floral Dreams in Tokyo

The largest flower festival in Japan, Flower Dream Tokyo welcomes spring. Held at Big Sight, the event also hosts sales of rare planets and the Japan Cup flowering contest. April 22-23, Tokyo
Energy Giants in Istanbul
Energy Giants in Istanbul

Energy Giants in Istanbul

The 5th International Istanbul Smart Grids and Smart Cities Congress and Fair (ICSG) is organized in collaboration with the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, the Ministry...
Happy Anniversary, Montreal!
Happy Anniversary, Montreal!

Happy Anniversary, Montreal!

When musician and poet Leonard Cohen passed away, mourners left bouquets of flowers overflowing onto the sidewalk in front of his Montreal apartment. The man who performed alongside Jimi Hendrix...

South American Designs

The most important design fair in South Africa, Puro Diseño sets the trends in fashion, accessory, jewelry, decoration, graphic design and textile industries for 15 years. Held at La Rural...
Yayoi Kusama in Tokyo
Yayoi Kusama in Tokyo

Yayoi Kusama in Tokyo

  Chosen as one of the 100 Most Influential People by TIME magazine, the prominent Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's exhibition My Eternal Soul can be visited at Tokyo National Art Center. 

Commemorating Muhammad Ali

The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha commemorates the boxing legend Muhammad Ali with an exclusive exhibition titled Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend. The exhibition displays memorable moments from...

Indian Art and More

One of the most extensive modern and contemporary art fairs in South Asia, Indian Art Fair brings numerous prestigious galleries from many countries, especially India, at the NSIC Exhibition...
Olympic Games  in Erzurum
Olympic Games  in Erzurum

Olympic Games in Erzurum

Attended by young athletes from all across Europe who wish to be a part of the Olumpic Games, the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (EYOF) is held in Erzurum, one of Turkey's prominent winter...
!f Starts!
!f Starts!

!f Starts!

Organized with the theme Things That Heal, the 16th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival continues to inspire with various events. The festival begins in Istanbul, and visits Izmir and Ankara in...
Everything About China
Everything About China

Everything About China

Everything about China is in this book – from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Army to the Temple of Heaven. The first Turkish Chinese Encyclopedia is published by...

Burtynsky’s Frames Visit Istanbul

  Expressing the façade of nature transformed by industrialism with large-scale photographs, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is welcomed at Borusan Contemporary with the exhibition...
Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

  With the intention of offering an alternative to the Hollywood movie industry, Sundance Film Festival aims to increase its attendance, which last year reached 46,000 people.

Film Days in Morocco

The International Marrakech Film Festival is held for the 16th time with Hungarian director Béla Tarr as head jury. Focusing on a different region every year, the festival honors Russian cinema,...
Flute Notes in Istanbul and Ankara
Flute Notes in Istanbul and Ankara

Flute Notes in Istanbul and Ankara

Held in honor of Şefika Kutluer, known as “Magical Flute” all over the world, the 7th International Şefika Kutluer Festival presents unique classical and traditional music from East...
Movies Traveling Around Turkey
Movies Traveling Around Turkey

Movies Traveling Around Turkey

The 22nd Festival on Wheels continues to present the most recent and exquisite films from all across the world and Turkey. Starting off in Ankara, the festival will visit Eskişehir and end in...
A Wonderful World
A Wonderful World

A Wonderful World

Imagine an endless geography from South Africa’s giant baobab trees to bone museums in Italy. Then come the labyrinthine architectural wonders of India and unusual events such as the Baby Jumping...

Cappadocia Track - Complete!

Held in Cappadocia's extraordinary landscape, Cappadocia Ultra Trail breathed new life into trail running with its organization success. Regarded as a contender for becoming one of the world's most...
Bookworm Istanbul
Bookworm Istanbul

Bookworm Istanbul

The excitedly awaited annual TÜYAP International Istanbul Book Fair has come around again! This year's honorary guest is Germany with the theme Influence of Words - Worte Bewegen. The fair is...
Colors of Anatolia in Boston
Colors of Anatolia in Boston

Colors of Anatolia in Boston

One of the most extensive Turkish festivals in the U.S., the 20th Boston Turkish Festival's theme is Colors of Anatolia. Promoting the rich cultural heritage of Anatolia with exhibitions, concerts...
Support for Justice
Support for Justice

Support for Justice

Hosted by the Woman and Democracy Association, and the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Family and Social Policies, the 2nd International Women and Justice Summit will take place between November 25...

A Festival of Tastes in Malaysia

    With the theme High Octane Chefs, the Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival features the best diners in Malaysia as well as prominent restaurants of Asian, Mediterranean, and...
Your Coffee’s Ready in Istanbul
Your Coffee’s Ready in Istanbul

Your Coffee’s Ready in Istanbul

    The largest coffee festival in Europe according to official numbers, the Istanbul Coffee Festival prepares to fill Küçükçiftlik Park with the mesmerizing aroma of coffee. You...
A Bollywood Classic
A Bollywood Classic

A Bollywood Classic

  Sponsored by Turkish Airlines, the 18th Mumbai Film Festival takes place in Mumbai, the center of Bollywood - the world’s second largest film industry. 
Turkish Airlines Open
Turkish Airlines Open

Turkish Airlines Open

  Both Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will be playing in Turkey for the third time. Woods, a winner of 14 majors, attended the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final in 2012 and the inaugural...
“Justice for All”
“Justice for All”

“Justice for All”

  Organized by Istanbul University Faculty of Law, the 6th International Crime and Punishment Film Festival screens movies with the theme Justice and Poverty from all across the world....
Nomadic Souls Meet in Kyrgyzstan!
Nomadic Souls Meet in Kyrgyzstan!

Nomadic Souls Meet in Kyrgyzstan!

  Issyk-Kul prepares for a global event. Held around Issyk-Kul in 2014 for the first time with the initiative of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambaev, the World Nomad Games received...
Turkey is a Candidate for the ICAO Council Elections
Turkey is a Candidate for the ICAO Council Elections

Turkey is a Candidate for the ICAO Council Elections

  Turkey was one of the founding members when the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was founded as a sub-organization of the United Nations with the Chicago Convention in 1944,...

A Feast of Contemporary Cinema

  One of the most prestigious film festivals in Canada, Montreal World Film Festival is attended by artists from 80 different countries.

A Journey into London’s Creative Scene

Experience London’s creative richness at Clerkenwell Design Week. Held for the eighth time, the design week hosts exhibitions, special installations, and showrooms.
The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul
The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul

The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul

Some cities are permeated with a sense of life experiences. Nationalities disappear, civilizations grow and die, but their traces are always preserved somewhere. I go on an exploration of modern...
Jazz Tunes in Istanbul
Jazz Tunes in Istanbul

Jazz Tunes in Istanbul

Istanbul has a brand new festival: Zorlu PSM Jazz Festival. Bringing jazz together with different genres such as blues, electronic, ethnic, funk, indie, classical, pop and rock, the festival’s...
From Su Kasidesi to Paper
From Su Kasidesi to Paper

From Su Kasidesi to Paper

One of the living masters of marbling art, Hikmet Barutçugil’s exhibition Âb-Rû’larda Su Kasidesi is presented to art enthusiasts at Dr. Kadir Topbaş Culture and Art Center.

A Parade of Gastronomy

Time for gourmands to cleanse their palates! The international and local stars of the gastronomy world prepare a selection of delicious tastes for fine dining enthusiasts. Reserve your place at...
Slimane
Slimane

Slimane

Algerian singer Slimane Nebchi, who won the fifth season of The Voice in France, rised to the top of the lists in France and Belgium with his album À bout de rêves in 2016. Young singer will play...
Spring on the Silver Screen
Spring on the Silver Screen

Spring on the Silver Screen

Organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), the 36th Istanbul Film Festival screens the masterpieces and cult movies of cinema. April 5-15, Istanbul
The Winner is the One Who Eats the Most Mussels
The Winner is the One Who Eats the Most Mussels

The Winner is the One Who Eats the Most Mussels

The Mussel Eating Contest, loved by the residents of the district of Beşiktaş and aiming to become a local tradition, invites everyone to the Beşiktaş coastline on April 11. Last year's winner...
#TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia
#TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia

#TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia

A few weeks ago, social media figure Jérôme Jarre and Hollywood star Ben Stiller initiated an exemplary campaign for all the world to follow. The campaign, which Turkish Airlines was a part of as...
Puppetry Visits Izmir
Puppetry Visits Izmir

Puppetry Visits Izmir

  Sponsored by Turkish Airlines, the 11th Izmir International Puppet Days is attended by 40 puppet theaters from 20 countries. This year's slogan is "Puppets Build Bridges."
An Unforgettable Night of Super Bowl
An Unforgettable Night of Super Bowl

An Unforgettable Night of Super Bowl

The final match of the American football league is one of the most popular TV events in U.S. history. It's the day when people eat the most after Thanksgiving. It's celebrated like a national...

Reflection of Letters on Art

More than 40 rare works of art selected from the Demet-Cengiz Çetindoğan Collection, which contains works of Ottoman calligraphy from the 16th and 20th centuries, are displayed at the exhibition...
Venice Behind Masks
Venice Behind Masks

Venice Behind Masks

Dating back to the 13th century and regarded as one of the most colorful events in winter, the Carnival of Venice gathers tourists from all across the world in popular venues such as Piazza San...
Don't Buy, Adopt!
Don't Buy, Adopt!

Don't Buy, Adopt!

Haykonfed, the only Animal Rights Confederation in Turkey, aims to prevent the sale of pets on Valentine's Day and the abandonment of animals in streets and at shelters. Haykonfed encourages animal...
History, Travel and Literature
History, Travel and Literature

History, Travel and Literature

Gustave Flaubert is regarded as one of the giants of world literature’s with his novel Madame Bovary. Between 1849 and 1851, Flaubert went on a journey to the East and Doğu’ya Yolculuk...

Shorts from London

  Having a prominent place in the British film calendar, London Short Film Festival celebrates its 14th anniversary. Offering a platform for the country’s young talents, the festival also...

The Best of Asia

  Starting the art season every January, the international art fair Art Stage Singapore gathers the best of Asian contemporary art, and is a great opportunity to gain a deeper understanding...
The Geography of the Sea
The Geography of the Sea

The Geography of the Sea

  Passion for travel is as old as the history of humanity. Though books written by those who follow this passion may discuss different geographies, they appeal to the same feelings. This...
A Gift from Your Heart!
A Gift from Your Heart!

A Gift from Your Heart!

Initiated and run by the Ministry of Youth and Sports under the slogan "A gift from your heart!" to create a volunteering culture, the Young Volunteers' Portal (gencgonulluler.gov.tr) brings...
Balkan Arts Visit Istanbul
Balkan Arts Visit Istanbul

Balkan Arts Visit Istanbul

Held at Pera Museum, the exhibition Cold Front from the Balkans comprises works by various contemporary Balkan artists of different generations. Until May 7
Exploring the City Walls of Istanbul
Exploring the City Walls of Istanbul

Exploring the City Walls of Istanbul

Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations hosts the exhibition On the Fringe: The Istanbul Land Walls on the city walls of Istanbul that are included on the UNESCO World Heritage...
The Heart of Golf Beats in Antalya
The Heart of Golf Beats in Antalya

The Heart of Golf Beats in Antalya

Antalya, Belek with its 288 holes of championship golf has become a winter haven for golfers looking for a retreat that provides not only great golf but first class hotels and resorts and the...

Turkey's First Light Exhibition

Held by Istanbul Modern for the 25th anniversary of TEPTA Lighting, the exhibition Day, Light, Night gathers various architects, designers and artists.
Diary of a Journalist
Diary of a Journalist

Diary of a Journalist

"We were three people in this adventure," says Latin American author, Gabrial García "Gabo" Márquez in his travel entries from Europe. Telling the memories of three friends - one Italian, one...
Art in Taipei
Art in Taipei

Art in Taipei

One of the most prominent international art fairs in Asia, Art Taipei displays the best works from both renowned and rising galleries. Attended by 67 galleries from Taiwan, 11 from Europe, 42 from...
Run for Peace!
Run for Peace!

Run for Peace!

Sponsored by Turkish Airlines, Turkcell Gelibolu Marathon was organized in four categories: public run, 10-km run, half marathon and marathon. Held for the second time at Gelibolu Peninsula,...

Brussels Removes Borders

    Inviting the youth to explore the cultural and historic buildings in Brussels, Nuit Blanche’s theme this year is Borders. Removing the borders between cultures for a day, Nuit...
City and Design Take Shape in Vienna
City and Design Take Shape in Vienna

City and Design Take Shape in Vienna

    Attended by an increasing number of guests and participants every year, the 10th Vienna Design Week prepares to amaze! Focusing mostly on the aesthetic judgements of the change in...
A Marathon of Music in Basel
A Marathon of Music in Basel

A Marathon of Music in Basel

  Are you ready to listen to musicians and bands from different genres such as Emeli Sandé, Alvaro Solver, and Kaiser Chiefs by candlelight in a small club? The 31st Baloise Session offers...

South Africa Visits Ankara

  Organized in collaboration with the Embassy of South Africa and Çankaya Municipality, the exhibition Our Triumphs and Our Tears: Women’s Struggles in the 20th-Century South Africa awaits...
The 5th Anniversary of Çanakkale Biennale
The 5th Anniversary of Çanakkale Biennale

The 5th Anniversary of Çanakkale Biennale

  A collaboration among local and international artists, art and culture organizations, art critics and curators since its first year, the 5th International Çanakkale Biennale preserves its...
Invitation to the Thames Bank
Invitation to the Thames Bank

Invitation to the Thames Bank

  One of the popular festivals in London, Thames Festival is held by the River Thames, after which it was named. The festival, which was visited by 2,600,000 people in 2015, offers a...
Istanbul in 10 Volumes
Istanbul in 10 Volumes

Istanbul in 10 Volumes

  Büyük İstanbul Tarihi (Great History of Istanbul) deals with the political events, wars, administrative changes, and rule of law in the city since the Archaic Age. It also examines the...
The Premier Summit 2 in Istanbul
The Premier Summit 2 in Istanbul

The Premier Summit 2 in Istanbul

The Premier Summit 2 took place in Istanbul and was organized by the Turkish Football Association with the attendance of Republic of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at Haliç Convention...
Kite Season in Istanbul
Kite Season in Istanbul

Kite Season in Istanbul

The warm weather, budding trees, shining sky, and the mild breeze herald the coming of spring and the kite season. Children are impatient to fly the year's first kites. Grandparents remember the...
Palme d’Or Hits 70!
Palme d’Or Hits 70!

Palme d’Or Hits 70!

Organized every May and regarded as one of the world’s notable cinema events, Cannes Film Festival celebrates its 70th anniversary. Held at Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, the festival’s...
In Pursuit of Contemporary Art in Venice
In Pursuit of Contemporary Art in Venice

In Pursuit of Contemporary Art in Venice

The 57th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition brings together prominent names from the contemporary art scene. Cevdet Erek’s work ÇIN is displayed at the biennale’s Turkish pavilion. 
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

The reissue of Paul McCartney’s classic album Flowers in the Dirt is released on March 24. The album is the 10th installment of the Grammy-winning Paul McCartney Archive Collection. In 1989, Paul...
Festive Streets in Adana
Festive Streets in Adana

Festive Streets in Adana

Greeting the orange blossoms and welcoming thousands of guests from all across Turkey and abroad, Adana in April-International Orange Blossom Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary. The first...
Kites, Up!
Kites, Up!

Kites, Up!

Organized by Mardin Museum Management with the support of volunteers, the Kite Festival livens up the skies in Mardin.  April 17-24, Mardin
Ring of Power
Ring of Power

Ring of Power

Motiv is just the thing you’re looking for if you care about strength as well as technique while working out. Unlike other bracelet-shaped tracking devices, Motiv has an almost unnoticeable feel...

Postcards from Beirut

  See the exhibition Visit Beirut! at Sursock Museum to go on a journey in early 20th-century Beirut guided by postcards, guides and travel articles from the Fouad Debbas Collection.
Mihri Müşfik and Istanbul
Mihri Müşfik and Istanbul

Mihri Müşfik and Istanbul

  The Yunus Emre Institute in London, organizes a special exhibition for Women’s Day in honor of Mihri Müşfik Hanım, the first Turkish female contemporary painter. Terry Katalan is the...
Non-Transferable is Released!
Non-Transferable is Released!

Non-Transferable is Released!

The romcom Non-Transferable, a collaboration between Turkish Airlines that supports high-quality content that bears a relation to current issues, the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and...

A Sweet Weekend

Who could say no to a weekend full of chocolate, sweets, ice cream, cookies and coffee? Hosting workshops on new techniques and pastry contests, L.A. Cookie Con and Sweets Show is held at Los...
Jazz Tunes up in the North
Jazz Tunes up in the North

Jazz Tunes up in the North

One of the largest jazz events in Europe, Vinterjazz arrives to warm the cold Danish weather with music tunes. Comprising more than 300 concerts in about 75 different venues every year, the...
Welcome to Berlinale
Welcome to Berlinale

Welcome to Berlinale

Berlinale signals which movies we’ll be seeing in 2017. Hosting the Golden and Silver Bear award ceremonies, the festival’s jury president is Dutch director Paul Verhoeven.
Public Order among the Ottomans
Public Order among the Ottomans

Public Order among the Ottomans

Osmanlı İstanbul’unda Asayiş (Public Order in Ottoman Istanbul), written by historian Noémi Lévy-Aksu, is presented to history buffs. Aksu portrays Istanbul between 1879 and 1909 from a...

Art Month in Sydney

  Since 1977, Sydney Festival turns the largest Australian city into a hub of art. The festival, attended free of charge by 500,000 people on average every year and selling 150,000 tickets,...
Move to Overcome
Move to Overcome

Move to Overcome

Get a move on with the campaign Move to Overcome, which aims to bring people together - both undisabled and disabled - through sports. Be compassionate and greet your disabled neighbor, colleague...

New Year’s Cheer in Edinburgh

Attracting crowds with firework displays, art events, concerts and parties, Hogmanay, the traditional Scottish New Year celebration, is a popular annual event! December 30 – January 1
Glimmering Amsterdam
Glimmering Amsterdam

Glimmering Amsterdam

Amsterdam turns on the lights! 35 works by various artists, architects and designers from different countries illuminate the city as part of the Amsterdam Light Festival. The works are...
Collectors Gather in Miami
Collectors Gather in Miami

Collectors Gather in Miami

One of the world’s most prominent contemporary art fairs, Art Basel Miami gathers 269 galleries from South and North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Held at Miami Beach Convention Center, the...
Healthy and Minimal
Healthy and Minimal

Healthy and Minimal

Having become a world-renowned baker with her blog Minimalist Baker, Dana Shultz’s first book Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking comprises 101 recipes prepared with easy-to-find ingredients....

Tea and Coffee Time in Dubai

Aiming to carry the rich coffee culture of the Middle East a step further and to meet demand, the International Coffee and Tea Festival is held for the eighth time in Dubai.
Turkish Culture Visits Houston
Turkish Culture Visits Houston

Turkish Culture Visits Houston

Held under the theme Turkishfest Lends a Hand, the 25th Houston Turkish Festival promotes Turkish culture and arts including authentic food, coffee, folk dances and music.
The Best of Contemporary Art
The Best of Contemporary Art

The Best of Contemporary Art

Filling the city with art, the 11th Contemporary Istanbul brings together dozens of local and international galleries and collectors.
The Heart of Tourism Beats at the 10th Travel Turkey Izmir
The Heart of Tourism Beats at the 10th Travel Turkey Izmir

The Heart of Tourism Beats at the 10th Travel Turkey Izmir

Turkish Airlines is the airline sponsor for Travel Turkey Izmir Tourism Fair and Congress that brings together the tourism industry. One of the most important meetings in the Turkish tourism...
The Thrill Peaks at Turkish Airlines Open
The Thrill Peaks at Turkish Airlines Open

The Thrill Peaks at Turkish Airlines Open

It is another demonstration of Turkish Airlines’ deep commitment to the sport which extends from passengers being able to take golf clubs for free all the way to hosting the greatest talents on...

All Bookworms to Frankfurt!

  Announcing its new motto This is What We Share, the Frankfurt Book Fair's honorary guest country is the Netherlands.
The Glimmering Stages of Tokyo
The Glimmering Stages of Tokyo

The Glimmering Stages of Tokyo

  The most extensive performing arts event in Japan, Festival Tokyo is ready to host many events from theater to dance, concerts to performing arts. 
Antalya through Movies
Antalya through Movies

Antalya through Movies

  Sponsored by Turkish Airlines, the 53rd International Antalya Film Festival dedicates this year's theme, People of Nowhere, to immigrants.

A First in Istanbul

  Istanbul has a new festival. Held at St. Joseph Foundation Social Facilities in Kadıköy, the first Istanbul Comics & Art Festival brings together comics masters and fans. You can see...
Classical Tunes in Prague
Classical Tunes in Prague

Classical Tunes in Prague

  Held in honor of the Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, Dvorakova Prague International Music Festival welcomes prominent names from the classical music scene. The festival is opened with a...
We Set Sail
We Set Sail

We Set Sail

  The most important get-together in Turkey's marine industry, the CNR Eurasia Boat Show 2016 International Marine Vessels, Equipment and Accessories comes to the sea. Expected to be attended...
Istanbul’s Third Bridge is Inaugurated
Istanbul’s Third Bridge is Inaugurated

Istanbul’s Third Bridge is Inaugurated

  Having undergone a fast structural development since 2003, Turkey has paid great importance to investments during this period and completed major projects to improve its transportation...
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