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Romania's new automotive sales were up 6.3 pct in Q1 2019 compared to the same period last year, standing at 38,253 units, the Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Importers (APIA) said in release on Tuesday. The market analysis shows that domestic sales are further mainly supported by legal entities that account for 72 pct of the total car purchases in the first three months of 2019.
Organized by the World Mass Media Research Foundation, the 30th Ankara International Film Festival will bring 120 films to the screens between April 18 and 28. Eleven films will be in the competition of the festival, which will also make the premiere of Nebil Özgentürk's documentary film on Turkey's world-famous poet Nazım Hikmet, "Nazım'ın Kanatları" (Nazım's Wings).
Four established and active cultural institutions in Turkey, Institut français de Turquie; the Dutch embassy in Turkey; Goethe-Institut and the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), are joining forces to provide emerging artists and authors in Turkey opportunities to spend time in artist residencies across Europe, and vice versa.
Portrait painter Mihri, who lived between 1885 and 1954, had established herself as a prominent figure behind social change of her time by advocating the foundation of the Academy of Fine Arts for Women in the Ottoman Empire at the young age of 29. However, she remains barely referenced in the art historiography of Turkey since she spent a substantial part of her life abroad.