Royal Albert Hall back at capacity, but London landmark left in debt

Prestigious London performance and events venue the Royal Albert Hall opened at full capacity on July 19 for the first time since March 2020, but the concert hall says the pandemic has been financially devastating.

From July 20, the British government's main COVID-19 restrictions in England ended, meaning concert venues and theatres can sell all available seats.

Pavilion of Turkey presents ‘Architecture as Measure’ at Venice

Curated by Neyran Turan and coordinated by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), the Pavilion of Turkey presents "Architecture as Measure" at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, titled "How Will We Live Together?" which will take place from May 22 to Nov. 21.

Mahyas to light up Turkish mosques during Ramadan

Only hours before the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, mahyas were hung in significant mosques of Turkey's northwest cities such as Istanbul, Edirne and Bursa, which once served as Ottoman capitals.

Turkey's General Directorate of Foundations continued the hundreds of year old tradition of hanging mahyas to significant mosques this year as well.

Bulgaria: With New Order Prime-Minister Closed Shopping Centers Only After Few Hours

Yesterday, just a few hours after the authorities allowed the independent sites in the shopping centers with direct access, to be able to continue their activities, this measure were revoked.

 By order of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the Minister of Economy revoked the Instructions for large retail sites issued earlier yesterday, the Ministry of Economy announced.