Istanbul has been named one of the four anchor megacities of Europe along with London, Paris and Moscow in terms of its economic and real estate capacity and power, according to research by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Istanbul Modern Cinema will host the second International Istanbul Silent Cinema Days between December 3 and 6.
Hip Hop Jam, where everything to do with Hip Hop culture will spring to life, prepares to bring together the greatest names of the Hip Hop community on Saturday, the 5th of December, at Volkswagen Arena with the cooperation of Pozitif Live and Hiphoplife.
Turkey’s first light festival, which started on Nov. 13 at Istanbul’s Zorlu Center, will continue through Nov. 29.
Celebrating a quarter century of improvisation and music, the Akbank Jazz Festival will be organized between Oct. 21 and Nov. 1 this year with acts from all over the world.
The Hagia Sophia Museum and the Topkapı Palace in Istanbul’s historic peninsula were visited by 3.5 million people each in 2014, according to data released by the Culture and Tourism Ministry.
The new superstar of jazz, Esperanza Spalding, is coming to Istanbul to perform at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall on Oct. 24.
World-renowned jazz diva Diane Schuur, or the “first lady of jazz,” will perform once more in Turkey next month after a long hiatus.
Famous singer Lara Fabian, who has sold over 20 million records around the world, will offer a unique taste of music to fans at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center Turkcell Stage on Oct. 15.
This is one of the liveliest months in Istanbul, with a host of festivals, activities and special events to suit all interests. Read on for our top picks for things to do in Istanbul this September 2015.