The 28th Istanbul Jazz Festival is coming our way in September with a fantastic lineup, great outdoor venues, and numerous free park concerts.
For a month starting in mid-August, Istanbulites will be able to enjoy breathtakingly beautiful concerts in venues just as gorgeous, thanks to the 49th Istanbul Music Festival.
The 40th Istanbul Film Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), comes back roaring to life with both online and theatre screenings, thanks to Turkey’s Herculean efforts to vaccinate its masses
Turkey is taking part in La Biennale di Venezia’s architecture exhibition with a project titled ‘Architecture as Measure’. Taking curator Neylan Turan’s book as a starting point, the Pavilion of Turkey will try to answer ‘How will we live together?’
Despite the "unsettling times," the 24th edition of the annual festival brings several plays and performances to audiences worldwide.
Five prominent cultural institutions have announced a collaborative project called “Ortak Yapim” (Co Production) in support of theatre arts in Turkey in the face of challenges brought on by the pandemic.
The theme of the fifth Istanbul Design Biennial is “Empathy Revisited: Designs for more than one”. TRT World speaks to the collaborators, Dilek Ozturk and Bilgen Coskun, curators of the atlas Harran project.
Now celebrating its 39th anniversary, the trailblazing Istanbul Film Festival has found a novel way to bring films and cinema lovers together during the pandemic, be it online or offline.
The postponed music festival, celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, will be held online from mid-September to early October, with the exception of one physical concert in August.
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts’ (IKSV) annual film competition for national feature and short films will be held in July, three months after its original scheduled date. Screenings will take place at the Sakip Sabanci Museum and online.
Supported by the Turkish government, the IMFF will be held online between 14 - 21 June.
Turkey has been under lockdown for more than two months. How have citizens kept themselves busy while they’ve been told to stay at home?
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