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Formula 1 set to return to Turkey in November

Istanbul Park is back on the Formula 1 fixture list for the first time since 2011. F1 confirmed Turkey’s return in its announcement about the locations of the final four races of 2020. The Turkish Grand Prix will be held on 13-15 November, followed by back-to-back races in Bahrain (27-29 Nov. and 4-6 Dec.), with […]

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Improve your Turkish this summer with Yunus Emre Institute’s online classes

Whether you want to expand your vocabulary for everyday conversations or improve your grammar, learning Turkish in Britain has never been easier. This summer, the Yunus Emre Institute London is running multiple intensive online language classes to suit all abilities, from beginners to those seeking more advanced language skills. Many of the classes form part […]

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Hoş geldin Ramazan: London Ramadan 2020 prayer and iftar times

This weekend marks the start of the holiest month for Muslims worldwide. Ramadan, or Ramazan in Turkish, is the month when the Ku’ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. For the next thirty days, all healthy Muslims will fast during daylight hours. This means not eating or drinking anything from sunrise to sunset. Ramazan is […]

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Learn online with new ‘Intensive Turkish Course for Beginners’

If you’ve always wanted to learn Turkish, here’s your chance! The Yunus Emre Institute in London is now offering a series of arts, music and language classes online for a variety of levels. One of these is an Intensive Turkish Course for complete beginners, which starts on Thursday 23 April. Under the expert instruction of […]

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Something for all the family: watch Karagöz and Hacivat shadow puppetry online

Originating from the Ottoman era, Karagöz and Hacivat are among Turkey’s most famous and popular theatre characters, a perfect foil for each other as they seek to solve everyday problems. Karagöz represents the illiterate, but straightforward general public, while Hacivat is from the educated classes, always speaking in a posh form of Ottoman Turkish to […]

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Kanal T to screen London Mevlit every Sunday during the coronavirus crisis

The success of last Sunday’s Mevlit, which was watched by tens of thousands of people in Britain and abroad, has prompted Kanal T to create a new weekly prime time slot for the religious programme. The broadcaster, one of North Cyprus’ biggest television channels, will screen the Mevlit at 5.30pm UK time (7.30pm Cyprus & […]