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Istanbul Cinema Museum opens after restoration

Within the scope of a restoration project, a historical theater in Istanbul, along with a cinema museum, opened its doors on Feb. 26 at a ceremony in the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and many prominent figures from the culture and art world.

Second edition of Arter’s music festival to launch online

Arter, a subsidiary of the Vehbi Koç Foundation and a vibrant cultural hub, is bringing together leading names of the music industry with their brand-new music creations in its second edition of New and Newest Music Festival to be held online on Feb. 26, 27 and 28.

Sunset scenery in Istanbul

Turkey's metropolis Istanbul dazes visitors with its enchanting sights during sunset. (AA Photo)

Senate: Turkey's Ambassador to Romania, on presentation visit

The stage of vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, measures to combat domestic violence and human trafficking are among the topics addressed on Tuesday at the meeting between the President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Romania, Füsun Aramaz, on a presentation visit.

Radio remains effective in Turkey despite technological advances

Radios are still an integral part of Turkish people's lifestyle despite the emergence of the internet and numerous technological advances such as podcasts, smartphones, and the like, according to research.

Owing to its low cost and easier accessibility, radio is still recognized as one of the most popular and effective means of communication.

New online series by İş Sanat

İş Sanat brings classic theater works to the stage with its new series titled "Watch from Rehearsal."

The series, which will take place around a table and start with "The Miser' by Molière," will be presented to the audience in a reading rehearsal order.

It can be watched on İş Sanat's social media accounts and website throughout the season starting from Feb. 12 at 8:30 pm.

Turkish TV series exceed expectations in Spain

The popularity of Turkish TV series in Spain has exceeded all expectations, said Jose Antonio Anton, deputy general Manager of Atresmedia Group, which sells Turkish TV series to Spain.

Istanbul Music Festival to run at open-air venues

The 49th Istanbul Music Festival will meet festival audience in open-air venues from June 3 to 21 June under pandemic measures. The festival, which will take place completely open-air for the first time in its nearly 50 years of history, will offer music lovers a "whole new classical music experience."

Life of Turkey’s first elected female mayor to be made into film

The life of Turkey's first elected female mayor, Leyla Atakan, will be made into a film called "Leyla Hanım" (Ms. Leyla), daily Hürriyet has reported.

Actress Naz Elmas will play Atakan in the documentary-film, which will be directed by Mustafa Yılmaz.

"I am very impressed by her courage and conscience and intrigued by her tragic death," said Elmas.

Turkish composer gives voice to suffering in Kashmir

A Turkish composer known for several other works on such international issues as Jerusalem hopes to give voice to the plight of Kashmir with a new song he released Kashmir Solidarity Day.

Photographer introduces Turkey’s wildlife

Mustafa Aslan, a university student who has been interested in wildlife since his childhood thanks to documentary films, is trying to raise awareness to wildlife by photographing 250 bird species and various land animals in four years.

Man, swan hold on to decades-old friendship

The extraordinary friendship between a man and a whooper swan in Turkey's northwest has been going strong for almost 40 years. (Source: AA)