Supporting Grup Yorum Music Band Banned as Well

November 4, 2019

After four inmates from Van Prison went on a three-day hunger strike in support of hunger striking Grup Yorum music band members, the inmates have been laid off from their paid jobs in prison for a month. Talat Sanli and Taner Korkmaz, two inmates from…

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Renowned twin pianists teach young Turkish musicians

October 8, 2019

Renowned twin pianists Guher and Suher Pekinel have been conducting music training projects for more than 10 years to teach music to hundreds of thousands of young Turkish people in tens of Turkish cities.Through training programs, pianists aim to incr…

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Turkish TV series admirers visit Turkey

September 15, 2019

A group of Turkish TV series admirers organized a trip to Turkey, where they met Turkish TV celebrities at a hotel in Istanbul on Saturday.Moved by their admiration for Turkish movies and dramas, about 47 women from the U.S., Canada and South America s…

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Turkish, Pakistani actors collaborate for historic film

September 14, 2019

Actors from Pakistan and Turkey will star in an upcoming film highlighting the role Muslims from the subcontinent played in Turkey’s struggle against imperial forces. “Bear Witness (Sahit Ol)” depicts the era of 1920s when the region constituting India…

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Turkish director wins Heart of Sarajevo award

August 23, 2019

Turkey’s Emin Alper won the Heart of Sarajevo award Thursday for best director at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.The award ceremony took place at the National Theater in Bosnia’s capital, officially ending the competitive par…

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Jennifer Lopez enthralls Antalya audience in Turkey

August 7, 2019

World-famous pop star Jennifer Lopez was on stage in Antalya Tuesday night to enrapture her audience in the coastal city in western Turkey.She hit the stage in a five-star hotel in the Serik district as part of a world tour — It’s My Party — across 2…

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YouTube touts income potential from new music service

July 29, 2019

The new YouTube music platform will help Turkish musicians earn more money, YouTube’s business development director said on Monday. The world’s largest video site, YouTube recently launched a new platform, YouTube Music, in Turkey.Waleed Diab, YouTube’…

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Film explores dark world of FETO terrorist group

July 9, 2019

A documentary film exploring the dark underworld of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) and its role in the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt in Turkey premiered Monday in London. The documentary was created by the Turkish American National Stee…

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