Istanbul issues SOS to avoid UNESCO rebuke
Hurriyet Daily News
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an Istanbul news Roundup:
Since Istanbul is the European Capital of Culture of 2010, there are numerous cultural, musical and artistic events going on around the city and it is crowded with many cosmopolitans from all around the world.
Haydarpaşa Train Station was built on water between 1906 ? 1908 by German architects and was presented as a gift to the Ottoman Emperor by his contemporary German Emperor, Kaiser Willem II. This is a very significant historical, architectural, cultural and sociological monument for Istanbul?and especially for migrants from Anatolia, the Eastern part of Turkey. Because for decades this train station has been the entry point of those migrants to Istanbul.
Baba means father in Turkish. It is also used colloquially for a person who is wise, kind, respected or good or number one at what he is doing: baba adam, Orhan Baba? Below is the list of the restaurants named after the ?baba? chef:
“I’ve always wanted to go to Istanbul, it’s certainly up there on my list of dream places to visit,” Pugh told us. “Since there’s so much going to be
20 days of non-stop jazz in İstanbul
The İstanbul International Jazz Festival is kicking off its 2010 edition tonight, beginning 20 days of non-stop jazz around the city
‘Tis the season of jazz in İstanbul
The 17th International İstanbul Jazz Festival started with an opening ceremony at The Marmara Esma Sultan in Ortaköy on Thursday.
US Secretary of Transportation praises Istanbul’s Marmaray project …
The United States Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, praised the Marmaray Project on Tuesday after being briefed about it during a visit to Istanbul.
Young Le Corbusier in Istanbul
The Faster Times
In 1911, the last decade of the Ottoman Empire, a young Swiss-French architect visited Istanbul. He sketched as much as he took notes there, in ?Stamboul,?
Turkey’s second opera festival starts in İstanbul
Tonight’s opening performance will be Rossini’s ?Maometto II,? or ?Fatih Sultan Mehmet,? an İstanbul Opera production directed by Yekta Kara.
Visual Guide to Istanbul’s Must See Sites » Todd’s Wanderings
By Todd Wassel
Istanbul has it all and so much more. It is impossible to fully describe the vibe of this culturally wealthy city. As you wonder the streets centuries pass in a matter of steps, wheeling sea birds break up a skyline of minarets as the
İstanbul music festival’s grand finale: Le Concert Spirituel
The eminent Baroque instrument orchestra from Paris, Le Concert Spirituel, played the grand finale for last month’s 38th İstanbul International Music
Sad Spectacle in Istanbul
The Moscow Times
By Boris Kagarlitsky The Sixth European Social Forum ended in Istanbul on Sunday. For those who had attended previous forums in Florence, Paris
Famous designer’s works showing at the Istanbul Modern
Hurriyet Daily News
The most comprehensive exhibition yet of famous Turkish designer Hüseyin Çağlayan’s works will open at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art July 15