Another Festival for Film Lovers

pinterest.com Just one month passed, since the !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival and here it comes another film festival. The 35th Istanbul Film Festival will start on April 7th and will last for 10 days. Another great event for film lovers in Istanbul. Unlike the previous, the movies at the 35th Istanbul Film Festival will […]

Srečno 1395!

Nevruz, Diyarbakir (nationalturk.com) Nowruz ali nevruz je praznik pomladi, ki ga v Turčiji praznuje predvsem kurdska manjšina. Za Kurde je nevruz eden izmed najpomembnejših praznikov, praznujejo pa ga od 18.- 21. Praznovanje doseže svoj vrhunec 21. marca, na dan pomladnega enakonočja. Veliko bolj kot v Turčiji, je ta dan pomemben v Iranu, saj 21. marca […]

February Film Festivals

February 2016 is a month for all the film lovers out there. From February 3rd – 10th Istanbul International Short Film Festival will take place and from February 18th – 28th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival will take place. Selected movies from the latter will also be shown in Ankara and Izmir (March 03 – […]

Don’t miss! The Zero Waste Istanbul Flea Market

Day: Sunday, January 17thTime: 12:00-18:00Place: St. Helena Chapel, Istnbul (Behind the UK Embassy) Zero Waste Istanbul Flea Market (facebook) Where will you be next Sunday? No plans? Well, here is an interesting event that you may want to visit: The Zero Waste Istanbul Flea Market, organized by The Zero Waste Turkey. It is the first […]

Smells like coffee…

Beautiful Haydarpaşa train station. Istanbul. (Turkish) coffee. Istanbul Coffee Festival (Instagram) Well, in my two years in Turkey, I’ve been mostly drinking Turkish çay (tea)…well a lot of tea! And now it’s finally time to drink a lot of coffee. Tomorrow, October the 22nd, the second Istanbul Coffee Festival starts. Despite coffee tasting, there will […]

SlanaVoda – #TuzluSu

14. Istanbulski bienale, ki se odvija na številnih lokacijah po mestu (in na vodi), in sicer med 5.9.2015 in 1.11.2015 Novi Istanbul, Salt Beyoğlu Obisk bienala priporočam vsem ljubiteljem (sodobne) umetnosti in pa tudi tistim, ki to niso. Bienale je tokrat zelo zanimiv za vse, saj odpira vrata nekaterih, sicer za javnost zaprtih objektov. Tema […]

May : Month of Festivals

Spring month is here and so are the festivals! You will not be bored this month! Here are just few of them, I’m sure that there are many more festivals! ISTANBUL TANPINAR LITERATURE FESTIVAL (4th – 10th May 2015) ITEF festival starts today and will take place in Sismanoglio Megaro, KargArt , Atatürk Library, Ahmet Hamdi […]

Happy National Sovereignty and Children’s Day!

23 April is a holiday (bayram) in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. This day is dedicated to children. The idea is that children are the future of the nation, so they also have their ”special day”. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk dedicated the April 23rd to children in 1920 and since than, this holiday has been celebrated in […]

Istanbul Tulip Festival (Emirgan park)

Some photos from the Tulip festival in Istanbul, taken in the Emirgan park. How to get there?  The Emirgan park in located in the European part of Istanbul, very close to the Bosphorus, about 15 minutes bus ride from the fortres Rumeli Feneri. You can tak bus from Kabataş or Beşiktaş – most of the […]

Prazniki v Istanbulu *Holidays in Istanbul

Nekaj utrinkov iz božično oz. praznično okrašenega Istanbula. Božič se tu uradno ne praznuje, ampak katolišča in pravoslavna cerkev organizirata številne božične koncerte in maše v različnih jezikih. Največ jih je v cerki Sv. Antona, na ulici Istiklal. Njihov praznični program je tukaj. *********December is not so jolly and festive month in Turkey since Christmas […]