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Istanbul?s population rises by over 1 million in four years

Istanbul?s population has jumped by over 1 million in the past four years

In the Old City of Istanbul | Caffeinated MuslimBushra

My first morning in Istanbul, I made my way to the hotel’s rooftop terrace for breakfast. I came out the door and was greeted by the sight of the Blue Mosque to my

Istanbul Biennial 2013 – in pictures

Mom, Am I Barbarian? is the theme of Istanbul Biennial 2013, and the works on show respond to that theme with art from direct to absurd

Zoom : Istanbul maintient ses mégaprojets d?infrastructures et urbains, malgré la déception olympique

Le Bulletin Européen du Moniteur, no. 1116, Lundi 16 septembre 2013, p. 2 Projets & contrats Élisa Perrigueur La mégalopole turque n?organisera pas les JO en 2020, mais ce rendez-vous manqué avec l?histoire olympique ne la stoppe pas pour autant dans son programme titanesque de construction d?infrastructures et d?aménagements urbains. Ainsi, prévu pour une ouverture

Istanbul Modern Cinema looks at ‘damage’ of loveHurriyet Daily News

Istanbul Modern presents a selection of films about lives ruled by passion and love. The program features examples from diverse geographies and periods in


Istanbul, nouvel eldorado arty

Les Echos (France) no. 21521, 13-14 septembre 2013, p. SWE7 Les Echos week-end ~ Voyage Marie Le Fort Comme pour conjurer le sort, la capitale turque maintient cette année sa Biennale d?art contemporain. Logique : entre hôtels, boutiques et restaurants, elle a imposé son style. Même bétonnée et chaotique, Istanbul reste leste : vous pensez

A Bozcaada, le vin turc sous la menace de la loi anti-alcool

Agence France Presse, Dimanche 15 septembre 2013 Par Philippe Alfroy, Bozcaada (Turquie) Bozcaada: au large de la mythique Troie, la petite île pelée par les vents de la mer Egée vit depuis l?Antiquité par et pour le vin. Mais la toute nouvelle loi sur l?alcool imposée par le gouvernement turc menace aujourd?hui son héritage, et


Istanbul Biennial under fire for tactical withdrawal from contested sites

A crackdown on anti-government protests forced the art show to abandon its more edgy ideas. But the spirit of Taksim Square is not entirely absent

For the time being, the days of “art for art’s sake” are over in Turkey. A police crackdown on a fresh protest in Taksim Square threatened to overshadow the opening of the Istanbul Biennial, the country’s most important contemporary art event, last week. Unaccustomed to street combat, the international art crowd found themselves inelegantly dodging clouds of tear gas as they milled from parties to private views.

13th Istanbul Biennial’s poetic works tell the stories of citiesHurriyet Daily News

The biennial addresses the idea of public space not only from the perspective of Istanbul but from all the world cities. Cities such as Prague, Jaffa, Tel Aviv and


A Hindostani In IstanbulHindustan Times

Travel heals relationships. After sharing an especially strained, albeit virginal, one with my passport, I finally realised this in Turkey, where ? after missing trips to


Istanbul Chess Festival 2013 | ChessdomGoran

The 12th International Istanbul Chess Festival is scheduled to take part on 11-18th October at the YTÜ Beşiktaş Campus in Beşiktaş, Istanbul. The Festival is


An Istanbul Photo Story | Seattle’s TravelsSeattle Dredge

Istanbul, Turkey. No words, just photos telling a story.


Miniaturk – Anatolian miniature park | Istanbul Spotted by LocalsSevcan Celik

Image by Miniaturk You came to Istanbul for only 5-6 days and want to discover all the main highlights in Turkey? You can spend a couple of hours in Miniat.

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