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Felix Grossschartner wins Tour of Turkey stage 5

Bora Hansgrohe's Felix Grossschartner was the first to finish the stage five of the cycling Tour of Turkey on April 20, despite the bad weather conditions.

Sam Bennett win first stage of Tour of Turkey

Sam Bennett of Bora-Hansgrohe won the first stage on April 16 as the 55th edition of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey kicked off in Istanbul. Click through for the story in photos...

Romania's new automotive sales up 6.3 pct in Q1

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.

Countdown begins for Ankara Film Festival

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).

Mamut Art Project to showcase over 500 artworks

Dedicated to providing a dynamic platform for undiscovered creative talent throughout Turkey and engaging them with new and established collectors, galleries and curators, the 7th Mamut Art Project will be organized between April 3 and 7 in Istanbul's Küçükçiftlik Park.

İKSV presents ‘Be Mobile – Create Together!’

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. 

Exhibition of Works by Bulgarian Artists Opened at the University in Istanbul

An exhibition of more than 30 canvases and 12 plastics by Bulgarian artists was opened at Istanbul University on 19th of March. The exhibition is part of the cultural programme within the Bulgarian presidency of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organisation, reports BNT. 

Istanbul Film Festival announces program

The 38th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), will take place between 5 and 16 April with a program comprising highlights from Turkey and world cinema.

‘A migrant painter of modern times’ at SALT

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.

Countdown starts for Ankara contemporary art fair

The 5th Art Ankara International Contemporary Art Fair, bringing together Turkey's and the world's major galleries, artists, institutions and organizations, will be organized between March 14 and 17.

High quality, low cost fly Turkey hair transplant sector

I wanted to look better. A better look of my hair would make me feel charming," an Israeli man was saying on the table of hair transplantation operation in Turkey's Istanbul.

‘Harem,’ Turkey’s longest-running ballet

The Turkish ballet "Harem" (Seraglio), which blends classical ballet with Ottoman music, has become the longest-running ballet show in Turkey, having been staged by the Ankara State Opera and Ballet (ADOB) for 20 years. 

Letter from Istanbul | Athens | February 23

In Istanbul in the 19th century, two friends, violinists Cemil Bey, a Turk, and Vasilakis, a Greek-speaking Rom, managed to rescue their music from oblivion by recording it on the phonograph, then an exciting new medium.