Nasreddin Hodja, a wise man and symbol of Turkish humor with his legendary wit

NASREDDIN HODJA was born in Anatolia in the 13th century and known to be a symbol of Turkish humor due to his legendary wit. The wise anecdotes of Nasreddin Hoca have been the subject of hundreds of stories and plays throughout time. It is noteworthy to mention that thanks to the witty humor in his anecdotes Hodja has certainly made us more than just More...

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By BTT On Friday, December 20th, 2019
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World’s largest underground city to be opened to tourism in Nevsehir in 2020

Nevsehir Mayor has announced the first part of the world’s largest underground city will be opened in 2020. The whole of the underground city will be available for tourism services in 2023. During the renovation More...

By BTT On Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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Turkish Kilims, a traditional handicraft item dating back thousands of years

Turks have a very rich culture in terms of handicrafts. They are in possession of traditional handcrafts that have been going on for thousands of years since the time they lived in Central Asia. To provide an example, More...

By BTT On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Neslihan Zabcı Erdal, a Turkish ceramic & mosaic artist decorating the environment

Neslihan ZABCI ERDAL is a “CERAMIC & MOSAIC” ARTIST who lives in Bodrum, one of the most prominent holiday resorts of Turkey. She has been practicing various fields of art for more than 35 years, More...

By BTT On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Turkey’s Haluk Bilginer receives Best Actor Award at International Emmy Awards

The International Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony in New York. Turkish drama artist Haluk Bilginer received the best actor award. The 47th edition of the International Emmy Awards, in which television More...

By BTT On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Troy, an epic historical war drama film starring Brad Pitt and its relation to Turkey

Troy is a 2004 epic historical war drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by David Benioff. The film was produced by units in Malta, Mexico and Britain’s Shepperton Studios and features an ensemble More...

By BTT On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Ara Guler, world-renowned Turkish master of photography and journalist

ARA GULER is the most important representative of creative photography in Turkey with a remarkable reputation in international arena as well. He was a Turkish citizen of Armenian origin and a prominent photojournalist. More...

By BTT On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Anadolu Gunesi, a local charity launches social responsibility project for children

Anadolu Gunesi, a local charity launches social responsibility project for children Building a Future Now Anadolu Gunesi, an Istanbul based local charity is launching a social responsibility project that will touch More...

By BTT On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Ece Temelkuran, a prominent and special Turkish author of style and courage

ECE TEMELKURAN was born in Bornova, İzmir on 22 July 1973. After graduating from Bornova Anatolian High School in 1991, she also graduated from Faculty of Law at Ankara University. She started her career as a More...

Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins award in book festival
By BTT On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins Edinburgh Int’l Book Festival First Book Award

Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins 2017 Edinburgh Int’l Book Festival First Book Award   Turkish author Ece Temelkuran has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival More...