Biennial is in the city!

14. Istanbul Biennial by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts is coming everywhere in the city that water can possibly reach… The biennial, namely “Saltwater” this year, will be visited between the dates of 5 September and 1 November 2015 at over 30 venues. Works by over sixty artists and other participants, including oceanographers, story tellers, mathematicians and neuroscientists, will […]

 

One Month Left for the Biggest Gypsy Party

Oriental Istanbul is taking you to a wonderful and unique journey in Turkey where you will enjoy a great week full of Romani dance, culture and street parties. You will be taught the technique and style of the Romany dance from master teachers Dalia Carella and Reyhan Tuzsuz. After going through an intense course in Istanbul, we will travel to Edirne, the heart […]

 

14th !f International Independent Film Festival

You can find your lost heart in 14th !f International Independent Film Festival… !f Independent Film Festival was founded in 2001 and every February and March, it hosts some 80,000 film buffs and celebrated filmmakers from around the world. This year, the festival has 13 film categories in various movie theater of Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, !f^2 which aims to […]

 

Freshly Recommended Garden Tours!

Our garden tours have been recommended in Trip of a Lifetime: Istanbul & The Turkish Coast book wroten by Leeann Murphy. The book involves many touristic areas, and in sports and recreation parts, Murphy provides a couple of nice experiences information about Büyükada, Gülhane Park and Belgrad Forest. At the final, Murphy mentiones Unison Turkey’s exciting garden tours which gather the […]

 

“Raqs Sharqi” Photograph Exhibition

“Dance of the East” at Galatea Art Gallery! “Raqs Sharqi” (Dance of the East) by photographer John Wreford will be exhibiting at Galatea Art Gallery in Beyoglu, Istanbul. The exhibition will continue until 1 November. Wreford explains his work as; beautiful fine art images of Oriental Dance, not the stereotypical image we are used to seeing but showing emotion, grace […]

 

All invited to Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2015!

Rakkas Istanbul International Oriental Dance Festival will take place in Turkey between 10-14 June 2015. 26 world-renowned bellydance performing artists and teachers from all over the world, in other words the masters of oriental dance world will join and perform in this great festival. Besides the belly dancers from all over the world, Oriental Istanbul’s famous Turkish bellydance teachers and […]

 

What’s up in Town | Jan 6 – 12, 2014

MUSIC | Okay Temiz Oriental Wild Okay Temiz, percussion master and jazz musician, will take the stage with his Turkish, Sufi, African, and Indian based oriental-jazz band Oriental Wind. The place is Nardiss Jazz Club, and date is Jan 6. MUSIC | Carmina Burana German composer Carf Orff’s famous work is at Zorlu Center, Istanbul with the rendition of Istanbul […]

 

What’s up in Town? | Dec 2 – 8, 2013

ART | Paul Morrison: Black Light Famous painter known for his botanical landscape paintings presents works from his Black Light series. This free-entrance exhibition can be visited until Dec 28 at Dirimart Art Gallery in Nisantasi, Istanbul. ART | The Journey Sinan Demirtaş’s new exhibition offers you a journey through the concrete and the abstract. We recommend you to see […]

 

What’s up in Town? | Nov 25 – Dec 1, 2013

ART | Rafael Lozano-Hemmer The exhibition is waiting for its enthusiasts till Feb 16, 2014. The exhibition area is at Borusan Contemporary in Baltalimani, Istanbul. ART | Mahmut Karatoprak Karatoprak’s all paintings that belong to Yellow Flowers of Patience are with you at Gallery Selvin in Arnavutkoy, Istanbul. Now his subject is women who are in a state of absolute […]

 

Anish Kapoor in Istanbul!

One of the living legends of contemporary art is in Turkey! Exhibition that includes never before seen works of Anish Kapoor can be seen in Sakip Sabanci Museum, Emirgan until January 5, 2014. The exhibition has caught the attention of hundreds of students, artlovers, and people of all ages who are pouring in the museum every day. Besides, every wednesday and friday, free guided […]