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Yunus Emre Institute in London Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

It is with great pride that Yunus Emre Institute in London celebrated its 10th anniversary on 9th of November 2020.  Yunus Emre Institute was founded in order to promote the history, culture and language of Turkey. Named after Yunus Emre, a Turkish folk poet and Sufi mystic who greatly influenced Turkish culture, the institute’s mission of…

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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…