Beşiktaş International Festival of Photography will last until November 18th. For the occasion, more than 50 photographers from all over the World exhibit their work on the street and in a dilapidated orphanage.
28/10/14 - 16:55
Galata Bridge is one of the busiest areas on the European side of the Bosporus, connecting the Old Town and Beyoglu. It is also home to “Balik Ekmek” – Fish-in-Bread – a must have if you are into street food.
28/10/14 - 17:18
f you are tired of the big city life, and are longing for a holiday with fresh air, mountains and nature, the village of Goboca may be the place to be.
28/10/14 - 17:07
Borussia Dortmund cemented their place at the top of Champions League Group D with a dominant 4-0 victory at Galatasaray on Wednesday. Unlike some guest supporters’ fears of a rowdy aftermath the nights in Istanbul’s streets and bars were calm.
23/10/14 - 17:51
A new social circle is growing based on lending and borrowing actual books, through the internet. The idea is to upload the covers of the books in your library to the web and then meet the people who want to borrow them. Thus building new friendships and acquaintances.
5/06/14 - 14:24
The Spoken Word Istanbul is a cultural event unique in Istanbul. It gathers poets, musicians, actors, story tellers and expats from all over the world. It is an invitation to present one’s work, may it be a poem, a song, a joke, regardless of the quality of the piece.
5/06/14 - 14:14
Although Turkey is among the most liberal Islamic influenced countries, homosexuals face tough discrimination in everyday life. To see what life is like when you happen to be gay and live in Istanbul, we talked with Murat.
19/05/14 - 18:21
Protesting voices rose when Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag announced plans to separate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people from other inmates in Turkish prisons.
19/05/14 - 18:04
May Day in Istanbul. Erasmus student from Germany writes his impressions. He walked up to the DISK headquarters only after the clashes subsided to see demonstrators playing marbles and “hop-scotch” in front of the TOMA vehicles blocking the street where the DISK headquarters are located.
2/05/14 - 17:38
First time in Istanbul, experiencing a very special May Day, Erasmus student Nina Rathfelfelder wrote her impressions, preferring to stay at home and being waked up by the engine noise of TOMA.
2/05/14 - 17:27
Job instability, bad payment or even overdue salaries or wages – these are just some compromises of Turkey´s young university graduates have to accept in order to find their first job.
30/04/14 - 12:21
”Feeling the city trough art“, that’s how Ekta Hamand from India describes her Artwalk experience. It took her on a trip through Nişantaşı and Akaretler, showing the neighborhoods through the eyes of art.
30/04/14 - 11:43
İsmet Cihan is one of the most experienced ferry captains on the Bosporus. The 52-year old is steering the “MS Fahri Korutürk”, a 2,100 passenger-capacity ferry. He is talking about how his love for the sea developed, what hidden risks the Bosporus holds and why his family is sometimes feels jealous of his ship.
21/04/14 - 19:32
A team of archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute are restoring the Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus. The antique monument accessible for tourists again by July 2014 leading archaeologist says.
18/04/14 - 14:18
Erasmus is big in Turkey. Roughly 12.000 students use the exchange program of the European Union to leave the country every year. But now, an alleged corruption scandal in the National Erasmus Agency In Ankara threatens the continuance of the program for Turkey. The possible suspension of Erasmus might alienate young Turks from the EU.
18/03/14 - 16:58
Studying in a private university does not make students rich. Everything that is sold from water to cookies at the Bilgi University’s campus has extremely high prices. The result was a boycott held by students at the students’ cafeteria.
24/12/13 - 16:25
Documentary film “Playhouse” tells the story of 5.5 million women in Turkey who are or were child brides. Filmmaker Bingol Elmas explains the stories behind these child marriages.
17/10/12 - 13:11