Istanbul news: an Istanbul guide site/ street art festival and more…

Alper Tutak informed me about this site specialising on Istanbul. Have a look:


call for graffiti & streetartist entry / graffiti ve streetartistler için çağrı   hello in the…

from streetart festival istanbul

call for graffiti & streetartist entry / graffiti ve streetartistler için çağrı

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Art Galleries in Istanbul

from Istanbul-pedia by Ali Akpinar

Rihanna is in Istanbul, Turkey « RIHANNA DAILY – The Official
Rihanna will stay at W Hotel Istanbul, one of Istanbul’s most luxurious hotels. The hotel is the ?Official Lodging Sponsor? and will host the world’s most popular R&B and pop singer Rihanna from June 2 to 4. Rihanna will be paying 10000

Eric Clapton in Istanbul with his guitar
Hurriyet Daily News
British blues-rock musician Eric Clapton will take the stage in Istanbul on June 13 at Turkcell Kuruçeşme Arena. The veteran guitarist, singer,

A musical reminiscence of İstanbul’s old days
Sunday’s Zaman
6-7, 1955, which forced the Turkish-Greek minority that had been residing in the city for centuries to leave İstanbul. The clashes of September 1955
Amid Greek crisis, neighbor’s youth take shelter in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
Having lost her white-collar job to economic insecurity, Stamakou rolled out to Istanbul. ?I was working in advertising. I was a writer.
Every year gets better for Int’l Istanbul Theater Festival, organizer says
Hurriyet Daily News
The International Istanbul Theater Festival started life as part of the InternationalIstanbul Music Festival but split in 1989 to face comparatively

Istanbul festivals | Istanbul-pedia
By Ali Akpinar
Istanbul, the cultural center between the east and west, hosts many local and international festivals every year. Some of the most well-known festivals are

Istanbul’s history, told through its music

from Hurriyet Dailynews

Music will be the witness of a city’s history when the concert project ‘A Story of the City, Constantinople, Istanbul’ is performed at the Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theater on June 18 as part of the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture events.

Istanbul: A city with skyline specked with minarates and domes (IANS Travel)
Their impressive minarets and domes dominate the skyline of Istanbul and no tour to the ancient Turkish city is complete without a visit to its two most

Istanbul to enjoy a musical feast of classical performances

Hurriyet Daily News
One of the most notable music events in Turkey, the International Istanbul Music Festival, starts Thursday, announcing the arrival of summer with a

The legend Bob Dylan finally in town

from Hurriyet Dailynews

The long-anticipated concert of the living legend Bob Dylan is set for the last day of May and the first day of June.

Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood Wrap Tour in Istanbul
Where’s Eric
British rock legends Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood wrapped their 16-date tour at Turkcell Kurucesme Arena in Istanbul. The open-air venue, situated on the

İstanbul ‘miniaturized’ in new show
Today’s Zaman
İstanbul is synonymous with Yahya Kemal, with Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar or Abdülhak Şinasi Hisar and many more? Each of these writers lent an ear to this city

İstanbul conference to echo ‘symphony of renewable energy’
Today’s Zaman
The Ninth World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC 2010), which brought world leaders in wind energy together starting on Monday in İstanbul, expects to form a

Istanbul military barracks to become city museum, library

from Hurriyet Dailynews
The 250-year-old Rami Military Barracks in Istanbul’s Eyüp district will be transformed into a city museum and library. The building is expected to become one of the city’s most important focal points with a museum, library, shopping center and landscaping over an area of 200,000 square meters

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