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Orhan Tekelioglu 15 min read
Maffy Falay was amongst the most prominent Turkish jazz musicians of Europe, here's a deep dive into his persona with the undertone of a documentary feature.
Can Öktemer 11 min read
Although it was an era that lacked the financial backing and technical prowess, the Yeşilçam adventure films and the heroes that made them left their mark.
Kubilay Devrim Dikkaya 7 min read
Find out the sociocultural consideration behind documentary director Süha Arın's moustache and how it helped him film a panorama of Anatolia and her people.
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In the turbulent music paths of Turkey, two roads diverged in a wood and Pentagram took the less travelled one. Here are the consequences of their bold choice.
Turquazz Encounters took off with its first jam session in London. Read on about what you might have missed out on!
Of all the musical fusions seen in Anatolia, the one between pyschedelic and Turkish folk music is probably the most curious one with its unique elegance.
These four may look like too peculiar of a quartet to explore under the same title, but you will soon find out that music a form of art that has no borders
Denizcan Bıçakcı 2 min read
Clarinets are not foreign to the Anatolian geography, find out how they ended up as one of the indispensable instruments of the Turkish music culture.
Orhan Kahyaoğlu 9 min read
We already reported on how pop music was losing its immense influence in the Turkish music scene, but did that also lead to the emergence of Bard music?
Eylül Belden 2 min read
Turkish musical scene often followed its western counterparts, creating an amalgam of musical genres, one of the finest examples of that is the Anatolian rock.
Öykü Demir 4 min read
Although Turkish music industry have become more accepting of the female vocalists, these alternative music artists are not getting the attention they deserve.
Barış Güney 11 min read
In the Anatolian hinterland, mastery of poetry and music coincided at a point and gave birth to the "Aşık" tradition, take a look those masters yourself.
Deniz Keleş 12 min read
Less then a century ago, five highly skilled men of music undertook the challenge of rerouting Turkey's musical destiny and to a great extend, succeeded.
Federico Gennari 2 min read
Haggis and Şırdan are two of the best ways to make use of sheep offal. If even the idea sounds bizarre to you, tag along and see how wrong you've been.
Poğaça is a type of Turkish bun that originated in the Balkans and can now be commonly found in Turkish breakfasts. Come along and explore its versatile beauty.
Andrea Lemieux 5 min read
After 107 years from the conflict, where once trenches and battlefields covered the earth, now grow the vines of some of Turkey's most dynamic wineries.
Çiğse Dedeoğlu 2 min read
As the saying goes, "a cup of coffee will remain for 40 years in memory", explore how the saying came to be as we delve into the coffee traditions of Anatolia.
Hakan Doğan 8 min read
Many cultures have made bread an important part of their traditions, here's how the Turks made it a part of their up bringing with a simple yet clever recipe.
William Smith 3 min read
"The 1996 film 'Eşkıya' (The Bandit') had a major effect on the Turkish audience, find our how this crime thriller became a turning point in Turkish Cinema."
Mahnoor Ahmed 2 min read
"Take a look at this heartwarming story that'll make you fall in love with the scenic Istanbul views and hear the melodious tunes that brings joy to your life!"
Lea Zaccari 2 min read
Some directors have a claim for for being able to keep a multicultural perspective, Ferzan Özpetek is amongst them with his connection to both Turkey and Italy.
Deniz Keleş 10 min read
Acting is a tough job on its own even for a top Hollywood celebrity or a seasoned West End actor, here is how some talents performed playing Turkish characters.
Elif Damla Deveci 3 min read
Book adaptations have always been a hot topic in the film industry. Here are three works from Turkish literature and how they perform as film adaptations.
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