Istanbul has a wide range of activities on offer in August, from concerts, festivals and a nighttime walks to outdoor film screenings on the shores of the Bosphorus and much, much more.
British pop star Jessie J, made into a pop idol with her latest hit “Bang Bang,” will meet her Turkish fans at Istanbul’s Volkswagen Arena on September 11.
Famous Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias will perform in Istanbul this month as part of his “Sex and Love Tour” on August 19.
Istanbul to host the “Black Week Turkey” event on October 22-24 in honor of Agatha Christie’s 125th birthday with the attendance of the famous author’s grandson and a number of leading crime fiction authors.
Istanbul’s streets will host a number of modern art projects, running from November until February 2016.
The third ArtInternational will gather pieces by pop-art icon Andy Warhol, British contemporary artist Grayson Perry, English graffiti artist Banksy, Catalan artist Joan Miro and Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre.
The 22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), will begin on June 27, promising more than 35 concerts at 15 venues with some of the world’s biggest names in jazz and folk.
Uber is hard at work to make Istanbul more accessible by launching Water-Taxi Service UberBOAT
The Istanbul Research Institute is currently exhibiting, “Journey to the Center of the East, 1850-1950: 100 Years of Travelers in Istanbul from the Pierre de Gigord Collection,” until October 17.