Istanbul Design Biennial 2012
Sep07

Istanbul Design Biennial 2012

The first Istanbul Design Biennial will open October 12, taking the Galata Greek Primary School and Istanbul Modern as its main venues and the theme of “Imperfection” as its focus. It will feature work by hundreds of designers from Turkey and around the world, and will continue through December 12. The biennial is organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), and curated by Emre Arolat and Joseph Grima. Its theme...

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Istanbul Jazz Festival 2012
Jun01

Istanbul Jazz Festival 2012

The 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival will again bring the stars of jazz to Istanbul in July with 50 concerts and more than 300 local and international artists. The festival will expand across the city this year with more than 20 different venues from July 3 until July 19. While still including concerts at classic venues such as the Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre, the Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Istanbul Modern, Salon İKSV and the Marmara...

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Best Concerts Coming to Istanbul in 2012

2012 will be an exciting time for music lovers in Istanbul, with a diverse group of entertainers coming to the city that includes classic rock, pop, and heavy metal icons, along with beloved singers/songwriters, oldies bands. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the best Istanbul concerts of 2012. Every year they are getting bigger and better in Istanbul. Thinking about a trip to Istanbul in 2012, but can’t decide when you should go?...

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations Rock Istanbul
Jan01

New Year’s Eve Celebrations Rock Istanbul

2012 was welcomed in Istanbul with spectacular New Year celebrations. The most popular places for celebrations in Istanbul were again Taksim Square and Nişantaşı’s Abdi İpekçi Avenue. The city was decorated with lights and an array of shows and concerts were organized to welcome the New Year. Revelers in Istanbul rang in the new year as in the past with large street parties in Taksim Square and Nişantaşı. Despite cold and partially...

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