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A Tasting Dinner – Musa Dağdeviren

A Pinch of Anatolia is back, this time with world-renowned Turkish chef and food anthropologist Musa Dağdeviren. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed The Turkish Cookbook and the first Turkish chef debuted in Netflix’s docu-series “Chef’s Table”. A Pinch of Anatolia is offering an exclusive menu made up of original recipes from chef Musa Dağdeviren’s research in Anatolia,…

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A Talk by Musa Dağdeviren

A Pinch of Anatolia is back, this time with world-renowned Turkish chef and food anthropologist Musa Dağdeviren. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed The Turkish Cookbook and the first Turkish chef debuted in Netflix’s docu-series “Chef’s Table”. Here’s the chance to watch Netflix’s “Chef’s Table” episode featuring Musa Dağdeviren and his approach to the culinary tradition of his own country, Turkey. The…

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Turkish Shadow Play

Yunus Emre Institute in London offers a Turkish Shadow Play (Karagöz and Hacivat) performance to the general public at the Institute. Aimed for children, learn of the considerable cast of characters as they try to solve the issues they face. Please find the details below and follow the link to book your ticket. Date: Friday 24…

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A Night of Turkish Sufi Mystic Music

In commemoration of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi ‘s 746th Sebi-Arus (Death anniversary), Yunus Emre Institute in London organised a night of Sufi music. Currently residing in America and successfully spreading our traditional music to people around the globe, artist Latif Bolat united with Londoners at the event which took place on the night of Friday 6th…

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“The Period of Selim III” in London and Dublin

Prof.Dr. Hakan Erdem from the Department of History at Sabanci University gave two lectures on the Ottoman Empire under the rule of Selim III (1789-1807). The lectures took place at the Yunus Emre Institute in London and Trinity College in Dublin, as part of the Yunus Emre Institute Lectureship in Turkish Cultural History on 20…

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A Talk by Dr. Razia Sultanova

A Muslim Soundscape: The Music of Uzbek and Tajik Migrant Communities in Post-Soviet Moscow The Soviet Union was the last great world empire with borders stretched from Europe to Asia. Within these borders lived 120 ethnic groups divided into fifteen republics and various autonomous regions, with an overall population of nearly 300 million. After  the…

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Yunus Emre Institute in London at The Language Show

The Language Show, organised annually since 1988, was held between 15-17 November 2019 at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. Since 2012, Yunus Emre Institute in London has been participating in the exhibition uniting the languages of the world ever year. As done so previously, the Institute has taken place in the exhibition and successfully showcased the Turkish language and culture…

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Love of Sounds Concert Series

Organised by Yunus Emre Institute in London, Love of Sounds took place on 16 November in London and 18 November in Dublin, respectively. The concert united Tanbur Master Özer Özel and Bağlama Master Coşkun Karademir for a distinctive performance. The high ceilings of St. Cyprian’s were filled with harmony as the two artists performed selective…

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Latif Bolat – A Night of Turkish Sufi Mystic Music

On the 6th of December 2019, Yunus Emre Institute in London will present music lovers a harmonious night with an exiting line up of Sufi mystic music, whirling dervish performance, poetry and talks with award-winning Turkish Mystic Sufi scholar and musician Latif Bolat. Turkish mystic Latif Bolat is a modern-day troubadour, travelling the world and…

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ILLUSTRATING LONDON WITH OTTOMAN MINIATURE

Illustrating London with Ottoman Miniature Painting Technique By Filiz Adıgüzel Toprak This workshop will give participants a thorough understanding of the Ottoman style of making cityscapes and illustrating architecture which was invented by the famous Ottoman painter Matrakçı Nasuh in 16th century. We will briefly look at the amazing illustrations of various Ottoman cities painted…