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Hacivat&Karagöz Turkish Shadow Play

For our educational content project, we are continuing to perform the traditional Turkish shadow play Hacivat&Karagöz at primary schools across the UK. This time we performed the traditional shadow play, Hacivat&Karagöz at Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School. Stay tuned for more Hacivat & Karagöz performances. Hacivat & Karagöz is an educational project launched by Yunus…

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Turkish Waltzes

  IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! We are sorry to inform you that the event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure with the importance of prevention and reducing the risk of vulnerable populations’ exposure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of our community is our overriding concern. We hope that the events…

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2nd Turkish Community Art Exhibition

Featuring the artwork of UK-based Turkish artists, the 2nd Turkish Community Art Exhibition at Yunus Emre Institute in London is bringing local art to art lovers under the banner of community communication. The opening ceremony on 27th January 2020, organised with the help of the London Turkish Consulate General, drew in a large amount of…

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A Pinch of Anatolia- Meet Musa Dağdeviren

A Pinch of Anatolia, launched in 2019 by Yunus Emre Institute in London to introduce the rich Anatolian cuisine and its heritage, hosted its first event of 2020 with famous chef and food anthropologist Musa Dağdeviren. The talk organized on 26Th January at King’s College London started with Yunus Emre Institute Director Dr Mehmet Karakuş.…

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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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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…