Author: Boulent Mustafa

Community
New September date for Clissold Park’s 2-day Anatolian Cultural Fête

The long-running Anatolian Cultural Fête is moving from its usual May date to the autumn for its twelfth outing, spreading out the concentration of Turkish-themed events in North London. Taking place at Clissold Park during the last weekend in September, this year’s Anatolian Cultural Fête will again offer a host of traditional Turkish cultural activities […]

Music
Olcay Bayır brings her powerful vocals to East London

  This weekend, sensational singer / songwriter Olcay Bayır will be live in East London, delivering melodies inspired by her Anatolian roots and the cosmopolitan rhythms of her new home city London. The classically trained soprano from Turkey has become a firm favourite in Britain’s world music circuit, her contemporary sound a dynamic fusion of […]

HP Culture
Turkish pop icons MFÖ set to finally play London

  MFÖ have been around since the 1980s, recording some of Turkey’s biggest and most original music, including Ali Desidero and Sarı Laleler, their songs covered by countless Turkish artists. They tour regularly, but they have never quite reached our shores – until now. Finally their British fans will have the chance to see them […]

Mind
Learn the beautiful craft of needle felting with one-day London workshop

  This month, the Yunus Emre Institute (London) are hosting two half-day workshops to teach the art of needle felting. Renowned felting artists and authors Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Jovita Sakalauskaite and Berna İleri will tutor you in the core techniques of this beautiful and ancient craft. Perfect for beginners, the workshop will cover the basics […]