The Istanbul Music Festival hosts the Teresa CarreÃ±o Youth Orchestra of Venezuela on June 10, while Music for Peace Foundation will perform on the same date One of the important events of the ongoing 42nd Istanbul Music Festival will be held on June 10 with a concert by Teresa CarreÃ±o Youth Orchestra of Venezuela with 240 performers.
A security camera has caught two women in Istanbul stealing a donation box that was placed to raise aid money for the families of mine workers who died in the Soma disaster last month.
The women stole the box from an invoice payment center in Istanbulâs district of AtaÅehir, after distracting the person on duty.
There were 25 dead and 203 detentions. The excessive use of force by the police, dragging demonstrators on the ground and the detaining of the CNN International reporter on live broadcast; all contributing to Turkeyâs international image falling from grace.
This is the shortest summary of the first anniversary of Gezi.
My childhood was spent at Taksim and Gezi Park.
The 42nd Istanbul Music Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (Ä°KSV), opened June 1 with a ceremony at the LÃ¼tfi KÄ±rdar Congress and Exhibition Hall. For the opening, the Borusan Childrenâs Choir, under the baton of GÃ¼rsen Yavuzkal, performed a short concert. Ä°KSV President BÃ¼lent EczacÄ±baÅÄ± presented the contributors to the festival with plaques.
Opening with Verdiâs classic opera âAttilaâ by the Ankara State Opera and Ballet, the 5th Istanbul Opera Festival will
enliven opera stages across the city until June 17
The 5th International Istanbul Opera festival starts today, presenting the Istanbul audience with a rich program including local and foreign artists until June 17.