Tulip time in Istanbul
Apr13

Tulip time in Istanbul

It is Tulip time in Istanbul again, as the the 9th International Istanbul Tulip Festival kicked off this April. 20 million tulips of 211 different species have been planted in gardens, parks and squares all around the city from Tuzla to Silivri.

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32nd International Istanbul Book Fair kicks off
Nov02

32nd International Istanbul Book Fair kicks off

The 32nd International Istanbul Book Fair will welcome 650 publishers and scores of others starting Nov. 2 for eight days of book-related activities at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center in Büyükçekmece. Historian and academic Taner Timur has been named the writer of honor for this year’s fair, which is being organized around the theme of “History: The Future in the Past.” A number of panel discussions and other events will be held...

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ARTIST Istanbul art fair to launch with Chinese artists
Nov01

ARTIST Istanbul art fair to launch with Chinese artists

Starting on Nov 2, continuing for nine days, ARTIST Istanbul International Art Fair will be hosting Chinese artists as the guest of honor this year Welcoming 1,000 artists, 150 galleries and 25 other groups for a week of art, the 23rd Istanbul International Art Fair ARTIST is set to kick off this weekend at the Tüyap Fair and Convention Center in Büyükçekmece with China receiving pride of place. The event will also feature honorary...

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Istanbul gets ready for Istancool International Arts and Culture Festival
May22

Istanbul gets ready for Istancool International Arts and Culture Festival

Istancool, the international festival of art, culture and ideas aiming to enhance the reputation of Istanbul and pay tribute to Turkey’s cultural heritage, will take place this year from June 6 to 9. The festival will bring together world renowned writers, designers, artists, poets, directors and musicians in the city. The event, which showcases art in many forms including design, fashion, literature, film, and music, will be held for...

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Istanbul Puppetry Festival kicks off
May08

Istanbul Puppetry Festival kicks off

The 16th International Istanbul Puppetry Festival will host 60 performances by selected groups from 15 countries. The festival, which starts today, will be organized in various venues of the city with fringe events including exhibitions, conferences, workshops and film screenings. The festival will run from 8th May until 19th May. Speaking to the Anatolia news agency, the festival’s director Cengiz Özek said that Turkey had a...

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