13 year old Turkish girl takes first place in International Youth Music Competition

Elif Eroglu, a 13-year-old secondary school student living in Antalya, took first place in the 12-15 age group at the 3rd New Talent British International Youth Music Competition, which was attended by 214 young people from 27 countries in the UK with his violin performance. Eroglu, who continued his studies with violin teacher Daniya Kaynova, won More...

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By BTT On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Google publishes doodle of Turhan SELÇUK, the great Turkish cartoonist

Turhan SELCUK is one of the most prominent names of Turkish humor. He is one of the founders of the Cartoonists Association in Turkey together with his friends. His most popular character is ABDÜLCANBAZ, a fictional More...

By BTT On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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Adalet AGAOGLU one of the most important writers of 20th century Turkish literature

ADALET AGAOGLU who is one of the most important writers of 20th century Turkish literature, was born in nallıhan in 1929. After completing her primary education in Nallıhan, she settled in Ankara with her family More...

By BTT On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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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 More...

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...