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Launch of London Turkish Film Week

A much applauded launch for Yunus Emre Institute’s 2nd London Turkish Film Week saw an enthusiastic audience of professional, diplomatic and press guests enjoy the international premiere of the latest box-office block-buster Turkish Ice Cream in the most historic cinema in Great Britain, the lovely and lively independently programmed Regent Street Cinema, the venue where…

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2nd London Turkish Film Week

London Turkish Film Week is back for a second year in April with a raft of talented film-makers, actors and special guests. All films will be screened with English subtitles. You can purchase tickets for all the public screenings and events via our booking page by clicking here. Following a modest but well-attended clutch of…

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Karagöz and Hacivat

The traditional Turkish Shadow play was one of the most popular entertainments in the Ottoman Empire. Families will enjoy a mesmerising performance lit against the traditional white curtain, or ‘mirror’, as common sense Karagöz and smooth-talking Hacivat attempt to solve everyday problems, meeting a host of other characters along the way. Turkish Performance Date: Friday 12…
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Bountiful Empire & Magnificent Spice Bazaar

Bountiful Empire & Magnificent Spice Bazaar  Turkey’s worldwide cultural institute, Yunus Emre Institute, presents a talk on the history of Ottoman cuisine and a fascinating photography exhibition on March 8th, 2019. The talk of this event is based on Priscilla Mary Işın’s book “Bountiful Empire: A History of Ottoman Cuisine”, which examines the culinary culture…