Melis Alemdar is a staff writer at TRT World.
The Campus of Colours, a Turkish NGO, now accepting applications for its eighth season, widens the horizons of university students so they can be responsible leaders and supporters of equal opportunity.
A brand new startup brings together food vendors and customers by offering large discounts on surplus food, preventing food loss and aiming for a profit at the same time.
A new exhibition amidst the pandemic focuses on the traditional Turkish shadow puppet Karagoz and his cohorts. The exhibition can be seen until September 21 at the Beyoglu, Istanbul location.
TRT World was able to preview autumn’s most hotly-tipped exhibitions at contemporary art museum Arter, and spoke with Alev Ebuzziya Siesbye’s curator, Eda Berkmen, about her show “Repetition”.
Olgun Ozdemir’s 2019 feature has been winning awards at several festivals. He talks to TRT World about his process and what the film has meant to him.
Bathonea, on the shores of a lagoon in Istanbul, was once a bustling port city, home to Hittites, Mycenaeans, Alasians, Byzantians, Vikings and the Ottomans. TRT World talks to Kocaeli University’s Sengul Aydingun, the head of the excavation team.
Turkey has been praised by foreign observers and the World Health Organization for its speedy and thorough response to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, the WHO warns, it should not become complacent and must remain vigilant to continue its success
Gulsin Onay wears many hats: she is a state artist and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, a Bilkent University Artist in Residence and has also been Bodrum’s Gumusluk Festival’s artistic consultant since its inception in 2004.
Fatih Kucuk, chosen to the Sabanci Foundation’s Changemakers Programme, has been running cartooning workshops in Antalya’s Kas resort since 2016, and plans to set up another school in Cappadocia soon.
Wendy Pearlman’s book chronicling the plight of Syrians from the beginning of the revolution to being refugees in foreign lands, is now published in Turkish. TRT World interviewed the author.
Nazife Bilgin Hazar, a housewife-turned-muralist, was encouraged by her family to pursue an art degree ten years ago, and she hasn’t stopped painting walls since.
Creamy, crumbly or tart, cheese has an irreplaceable part in our lives. In Turkey, it is a way of life. We take a look at three non-traditional producers.
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