NPR piece on Sezen Aksu: The Voice of Istanbul

Istanbul from Orhan Pamuk’s eye on display in Barcelona

Istanbul Modern set to discuss austere northern European photography

from Hurriyet Dailynews
As part of long-running art discussion series, Istanbul Modern will be hosting a closer examination of northern European photography Saturday.

Sezen Aksu: The Voice Of Istanbul
It was summer in Istanbul, 1989, and her voice steamed out of every doorway, as compelling as the call to prayer. Who was she? After hearing her everywhere

Istanbul the Cultural capital of Europe ? 10 places to go
Tourism Travel Vacation
The Turkish tourism industry is set to boom in the 2010 summer season as Istanbul one of the most popular cities in the country has been declared as the

A spring day in İstanbul
Today’s Zaman
Therefore, getting away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded parts of İstanbul to truly experience spring is essential. Of course, it is a good idea to

Underground crimes in İstanbul’s underground
Today’s Zaman
All credit to İstanbul detective fiction writer Barbara Nadel, that when the Mafia would have been such an easy option for a subject for her novels,

History abounds in the social fabric of coffeehouses
The Daily Advance
It’s thought that the first coffeehouse can be dated back to the 10th century in Istanbul, Turkey, then known as the city of Constantinople, according to

This is my Istanbul: « This is my Istanbul
By Rebecca
Living in a city such as Istanbul, with its reputation as a cosmopolitan, exotic, and bustling metropolis, there’s a bit of an expectation that when you’re not cooking for yourself, you’re seeking out dinner in a Bosporus-side bistro

What NOT to Do in Istanbul
Matador’s destination expert on Istanbul lays out the city’s avoidable attractions…and what you should do instead.

Istanbul to host 13th Eurasia Economy Summit
The 13th Eurasia Economy Summit will be held in İstanbul in May with the participation of a number of politicians, diplomats and businessmen from 40

A chilling museum to open in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
Norwegian Magic Ice Museum, a museum which is entirely made of ice, will open at the Forum Istanbul shopping mall on April 23, Children’s Day.

World’s best rally drivers hit the road in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
The world’s best rally drivers will be gearing up for a four-day competition in and around Istanbul when the Rally of Turkey, the fourth leg of the 2010 FIA

İstanbul Lale Festivali « Istanbul through my eyes
By ozgurozkok
İstanbul Lale Festivali. April 14, 2010 · Leave a Comment. İstanbul tulip festival, İstanbul lale festivali, pentax k10d. my selections for 2008-2009 tulip festivals. This slideshow requires JavaScript

Performing arts from the Netherlands in İstanbul
Starting today, İstanbul will be hosting a mini festival titled ?Amsterdam İstanbul Inspirations,? to run through April 28.

Dateline Istanbul
Al-Ahram Weekly
“When Abu Dhabi, Algeria and Tripoli are happy, rest assured that Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir are happy too.” “The fate of Cairo, Baghdad, Damascus and Amman

Istanbul’s Sütlüce becomes the land of projects

from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Hürriyet
Real estate inventors? eyes turn to Istanbul?s historical district, Sütlüce, which is well know for Miniatürk, a miniature park featuring Turkey?s historic structures that opened in the district in May 2, 2003. Currently there are several renovations going on in the are and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has been conducting studies in the areas within the framework of the Golden Horn urban transformation project. The interest in the area has increased significantly

Musée d?Art Moderne en Turquie

by acturca

France 2, mardi 03 novembre 2009, 07:13

Régions présenté par Sarah Doraghi

Le musée d?art contemporain Istanbul Modern d?une superficie de 8000 m2 s?est ouvert en décembre 2004 dans l?Entrepôt No4 des quais de Karaköy.

Le musée a pris naissance sous l?égide de la Fondation de la Culture et de l?Art d?Istanbul IKSV (Istanbul Kültür ve Sanat Vakfı).

Istanbul et Rochefort, plus vite que l?Europe

by acturca

Sud Ouest (France), 16 avril 2010, p. 20

Sylvain Cottin

Sur fond de jumelage et d?hommage à Pierre Loti, le maire du district d?Eyüp sera lundi à Rochefort

C?était le 16 juin 1923, et la jeune république turque décrétait alors un deuil national pour pleurer Pierre Loti le jour de ses obsèques. Un ami d?autant plus cher qu?il n?aura eu de cesse de minimiser l?ampleur du génocide arménien.

Dateline Istanbul

High and Low Dining: Istanbul
New York Times
By YIGAL SCHLEIFER The elegant Mimolett, Istanbul’s newest big-night-out restaurant, has a made-for-television back story: local boy eschews the family

Vacation Ideas for Istanbul, Turkey | Travel Tips –
Visitors to Istanbul, Turkey find doors to many worlds opening to them. Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires have all had centers in this city,

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