Beyoğlu Municipality has initiated a series of festivals which will continue for 50 days. The events aim at reviving İstanbul’s Beyoğlu district which has become dull and empty following the bombing and the coup attempt. However, not even the construction of Taksim Square, one of İstanbul’s most important squares, has been completed yet.
Poets and writers from various countries will be hosted in events in various venues of Istanbul during the Istanbul Poetry and Literature Festival to start on Sept 28
ISTANBUL – Culture in the Middle East is trying to move on, despite the rubble in Syria and sectarian conflicts in Iraq, as well as the shock over the …