In a first for Istanbul and Turkey, the Pera Museum is hosting the country’s first ever exhibition dedicated to graffiti. The aptly named “Language of the Wall” runs until 5 October, and features the works of some 20 artists from the US, France, Germany, Japan and Turkey.
Contemporary Istanbul to Take Place in November 2013
The 8th edition of Contemporary Istanbul will take place between 7-10 November 2013 at The Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre (ICEC) and Istanbul Congress Center (ICC). According to the official announcement, this will be the largest edition to date. It will feature 92 galleries from 21 countries, with works created by over 650 international and […]
This Week, The 8th Annual Istanbul International Tulip Festival
It’s a sure sign Spring is on for Turkey, the 6th annual International Tulip Festival started this week in Istanbul. Visitors to the festival will have the awe inspiring view of some 100 million tulips on display in this magical city. Did you know that tulips originated in Turkey and not Holland?
“Hope and Heroes”- the 40th Istanbul Music Festival
Coming soon, the Istanbul Music Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary from May 31st until June 29. The first festival of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), the event has seen some 3000 plus performances over the last 4 decades, and this year’s festivities promise a memorable event for those in attendance. This year’s theme is “Hope and Heroes.”