A new exhibition combines a collection of coins, from Lykians, the first minters of coins, to the Ottoman era and the Turkish Republic era, with Greek and Roman busts borrowed from Istanbul Archaeological Museums and the Sadberk Hanim Museum.
While a special Turkish flatbread prepared with wheat flour and yeast, pide, can be found year round at some bakeries, experts point out that Ramadan pide is made with a superior quality flour and that’s what makes it special.
Sibel Horada uses video installations and marbling printed on newsprint to express her relationship with the city of Istanbul, mixing traditional methods with contemporary ones.
The Pera Museum in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district hosts a remarkable new exhibition about the concept of kitsch that “aims to open the subject of taste up for discussion”.
Belgian visual artist, theatre artist and author Jan Fabre’s exhibition “Purity on its Knees”, based on his “Tribute to the Belgian Congo” series, is on view at Istanbul’s Pilevneli Gallery.
Pera Museum’s newest exhibition, Crystal Clear, is open to the public on site, and will be on view until March 7, 2021 in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district.
Tarlabasi, a patchwork of Istanbul’s migrant communities, comes together during the breaking of the fast.
PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens may play in the Greek Superleague today, but a century ago their original founders were playing in Istanbul under the name Pera Club. TRT World looks into why they moved and what they left behind.
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