Happy news for Istanbulites. Red Hot Chili Peppers will be in town on Sept 8. An Istanbul news roundup

AND THE CONCERT WILL TAKE PLACES at Santral istanbul, right at my campus;)


Red Hot Chili Peppers

Happening: Istanbul Film Festival

by Acturca
Financial Times (USA Ed) Wednesday, March 28, 2012, p. 11 Arts What : New Turkish films and Hollywood movies at Turkey?s biggest cinema event. When : March 31-April 15. Where : Seven cinemas around the city. Details : Hollywood comes to town with The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , The Deep Blue Sea and others,


Lights go off around globe and Istanbul for Earth Hour

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Earth Hour application in Istanbul resulted with Dolmabahçe Palace, Galata Tower and Boğaziçi Bridge?s going dark for one hour.


UEFA congress begins in Istanbul


By IANS, Istanbul : The 36th Congress of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) began in Istanbul Thursday with participation of representatives from 53 member associations. FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter, UEFA President Michel Platini

Istanbul’s fasil music scene

The Guardian

The good meyhanes in Istanbul are mainly in Beyoglu ? this is because, in Ottoman times, Greek and Armenian minorities were allowed to have meyhanes and drink, even when officially alcohol was illegal. There were plenty of secret visits by Muslims too



Global Human Development Forum Adopts ‘Istanbul Declaration’

Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Istanbul, March 23?Delegates to the first Global Human Development Forum today unanimously adopted an ?Istanbul Declaration? calling on the world community to take bold action against global social inequities and environmental deterioration at the UN

Book details ambitious Ottoman projects for İstanbul

Today’s Zaman

The book opens with Sultan Abdülhamid II’s remarks on the translation of an article written about İstanbul by a European traveler, which were later recorded by Salih Münir Paşa, Abdülhamid II’s ambassador to Paris. During an audience, the sultan showed

European clubs’ lobbying pays off at UEFA Congress


ISTANBUL (AP) -European football clubs had a successful day at the UEFA Congress on Thursday, winning financial concessions from both the continent’s governing body of the sport and FIFA. Clubs were promised an increased share of ?100 million ($131.6

The Istanbul Water Consensus Pact, historical recognition of local …

At the end of the historical local and regional authoritiy political process, the Istanbul Pact reached 1070 signatories. In a time of global changes, local mayors

Istanbul, or Why has it taken me 20 years to get here | The Daily Californian

by Turkish Digest
Istanbul, or Why has it taken me 20 years to get here


from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in Istanbul on April 13 for the latest round of talks about Iran’s nuclear program. Clinton made the announcement at a news conference Saturday following a security conference in Saudi Arabia. An official from Turkish Foreign Ministry told that they would listen to Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, concerning the decision.

Mavi Boncuk |


Istanbul’s True Georgian Tavern


Anyone who’s visited Istanbul knows the city is full of delicious food. But sometimes finding fare that’s not Turkish can be a challenge. Those longing for the delectable tastes of perfectly spiced khinkali, melt-in-your-mouth khachapuri,

Party time in Taksim

by Acturca
The Nation (Thailand) Wednesday, March 14, 2012, p. 4B Canan Sevil, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Istanbul Istanbul?s nightlife hub buzzes from early evening till the sun rises. Finding somewhere to party in Istanbul is not a matter of choosing a venue. Those in the know just set off and have fun, says local expert Varol Doken striding through


İstanbul Theater Festival calling for ‘freedom’ in 18th year

Sunday’s Zaman

Concepts ranging from human rights to immigration and from wars to violence will be explored in this year’s 18th İstanbul International Theater Festival, whose overall theme will be ?Freedom-Questionings,? the organizers of the event announced this

Istanbul property ‘will outperform real estate in London’

Overseas Property and Investment News

In comparison, yields of 8.5 per cent are achievable on Istanbul’s prime real estate, while the cost of buying a home in the Turkish city is less than half of what it is in the British capital. Property price growth of 15 per cent or more is

Around the world in 52 suburbs: Istanbul
The Age
Welcome to Istanbul. A sprawling metropolis of 13-plus million and the only city in the world to have one Turkish slippered foot in Europe and the other in Asia. I’d been to Istanbul twice before. But only as a typical tourist, visiting the usual


Istanbul archeologist describes excavation of ancient ships, port


Ufuk Kocabas, director of Istanbul University’s Department of Marine Archeology and the Yenikapi Shipwrecks project spoke recently at the NC Maritime Museum. By Jan Hartlaub SOUTHPORT | ?It’s what nautical archeologists live for.

Book | Istanbul, photographes et sultans, 1840-1900

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M
Istanbul, photographes et sultans, 1840-1900
Catherine Pinguet [1]
CNRS Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique

(ISBN: 9782271072542)
ISBN 10: 2271072549
ISBN 13: 9782271072542
Mavi Boncuk |

Parisian Artapot collective to liven up Turkish art scene

from Hurriyet Daily News
A collective of artists based in Paris, Artapot aims to create affordable artworks for collectors and art lovers. The founder of the collective, Stephanie Triau, says the group drew big interest from Turkish art lovers during the Contemporary Istanbul Fair In 2010


Since You Asked: Istanbul on a Student Budget?

from Istanbul Eats by admin

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