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3rd Turkish Community Art Exhibition

We are inviting the members of the Turkish community in the United Kingdom to participate in an Art Exhibition organised by the Yunus Emre Enstitüsü – London and the Turkish Consulate General in London. After two very successful iterations, this year the exhibition will be shared through a virtual environment for the first time. So…

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Artists in Conversation: Murat Ferhat Yegül

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the Institute. Today, we…

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Artists in Conversation : Adam Williamson

Yunus Emre Institute in London is delighted to restart their fascinating “Artists in Conversations” series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Today, we can observe an increased interest in traditional Turkish-Islamic art. However much interesting facts and rituals remain unknown and unspoken about. Each talk…

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Artists in Conversation: Bilen Işıktaş

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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Artists in Conversation: Ayesha Gamiet

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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Artists in Conversation: Laurelie Rae

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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In the Footsteps of Pilgrims: Rediscovering the Ottoman Hajj

Yunus Emre Institute in London is delighted to host a new and interesting talk as part of the Arts & Culture series with Andrew Peterson and Yahya Nurgat on “In the Footsteps of Pilgrims: rediscovering the Ottoman Hajj” on Tuesday 7th of July 2020 at 19:00. This presentation will discuss the development of the Syrian Hajj (Muslim pilgrimage) route under the Ottomans…

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Artists in Conversation: Soraya Syed

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the Institute. For the second…

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The Netflix Ecosystem: A Focus on Turkish Series

Turkish television dramas (dizis) have grown exponentially in international popularity in the last decade. Today, the Turkish television market is the second biggest exporter of content after US television. In the last few years, Netflix has shown interest in Turkish series, ordering their first ever original production from the country, The Protector(2018) followed by The…