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The show centers on the famous artist?s films and polaroids, which are coming to Turkey?s largest city for the first time

?Displaying works that captured the beauty of the glamorous in the everyday, Istanbul?s Galerist is hosting a much-anticipated exhibition of iconic 20th-century artist Andy Warhol throughout June.

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3-Day Vigil in the Heart of Istanbul

from Bianet :: English

University students will start a three-day vigil in Istanbul on Wednesday. They demonstrate against unemployment and sordid business in politics. The young people invite everybody who agrees with the criticism to join and make their voices heard.
Istanbul, a city of history and intrigue
The National
Equidistant from London and Abu Dhabi, Istanbul makes an ideal half-way point to meet a friend from the Old Continent. What is Turkey’s main industry? Turkey has a diversified industrial base but its economy has always centred on the Bosporus

Heart of Istanbul Occupied by 3-Day Sit-Down Protest
Bianet
University students will start a three-day sit-down protest in Istanbul on Wednesday. They demonstrate against unemployment and sordid business in politics. The young people invite everybody who agrees with the criticism to join and make their voices

Metrobus breakdown strands commuters in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
The breakdown of one metrobus at the Okmeydanı stop in central Istanbul on Tuesday morning blocked the entire route for almost two hours, forcing hundreds of commuters to walk to the nearest exit. Long lines formed at metrobus stations as pedestrians

Istanbul: The city of minarets

Istanbul ranked #7 worldwide for international conventions

 

Istanbul Music Festival to present a top honor to violinist

from Hurriyet Dailynews

The Lifetime Achievement Award for the ongoing 39th International Istanbul Music Festival will be presented this year to Gidon Kremer, one of the world?s leading and most respected violinists.
Oscar-winning musician calls for peace at Istanbul concert
Hurriyet Daily News
World-renowned musician Yuval Ron and his ensemble will call for peace in the world at a concert in Istanbul. ‘Teach your children the teaching of Musa [Moses], which is [love your fellow man as yourself] and remember the teaching of Jesus Christ

Istanbul: The city of minarets
Arab News
COM Istanbul is Turkey’s cultural and financial center and its most populous city. Today, Istanbul is the largest city in Europe with a population of at least 12 million. In 2010, it was one of three European Capitals of Culture. Istanbul is located in

Istanbul named as top tourist destination (SETimes.com)

 

Turkey: Financial Center Next Stage in Istanbul?s Overdevelopment | EurasiaNet.org

Turkey’s Erdogan Promotes Plan to Build Istanbul Canal
Washington Post
June 10 (Bloomberg) — Josh Bassett reports on proposals to build a 30 mile (48 kilometer) waterway through west Istanbul to spur development, backed by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of this weekend’s election.

Yuval Ron concert in Istanbul canceled due to alleged threats
Hurriyet Daily News
An Istanbul concert by an award-winning musician of Israeli descent has been canceled due to alleged threats from the Turkish nongovernmental group that organized a Gaza aid flotilla attacked last year by Israeli commandos.

Life in Istanbul
IBTimes Hong Kong
The Ottoman era Suleymaniye mosque is covered by fog as the sun sets in Istanbul, November 25, 2009. A Dutch tourist rests before a Turkish bath at the historical Galatasaray hamam in Istanbul September 16, 2009. An activist offers a rose to a riot

Something To Declare: Free sightseeing for transit passengers in Istanbul …
The Independent
If you arrive in Istanbul as a transit passenger and are facing a wait between international flights of at least six hours, between 9am and 6pm, then take advantage of Turkish Airlines’ offer of a free tour of its hub city

Istanbul: The city of minarets – Arab News
Istanbul is Turkey’s cultural and financial center and its most populous city. Today, Istanbul is the largest city in Europe with a population of at least

İstanbul Music Festival up and running
Today’s Zaman
For the 39th year, the İstanbul Music Festival, a giant project of the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Art (İKSV) every June, launched its schedule of 24 concerts in 23 days, in venues all over İstanbul. The gala opening night was on June 4 in Aya

How To Discover Your Fortune In Istanbul
Business Insider
People in Istanbul have always yearned to know the unknown, to discover the mystery of the cosmic world, and learn what the future holds in advance, so that they could command their destiny or even change it, if necessary. The fear of the future and

Warhol motion mania hits İstanbul
Today’s Zaman
However, for the duration of the month there is little doubt that Warhol fans will travel from all corners of İstanbul and beyond to visit the works of a man who even 23 years after his death is still one of the most influential and celebrated

Istanbul named as top tourist destination
Southeast European Times
Visitors are expected to spend 30% more this year in Istanbul than last year. Also in business news: Albania’s lek hits a record low and Google plans to open an office in Zagreb. Istanbul was named as one of the world’s top performing tourist

Istanbul ranked 7th worldwide for international conventions
TravelBizMonitor
By TBM Staff | Mumbai Istanbul has shot up 10 places in the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) rankings from 17th in 2009 to seventh in 2010. Istanbul made its way into the world’s Top 10 Congress Destinations due to its hosting

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