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Diyarbakır grower breaks 70-year record to win watermelon competition

Adil Aydın won first prize in this year’s watermelon competition in Diyarbakır, eastern Turkey, with a massive watermelon weighing 56.2 kilograms. Judges for the event said it was the heaviest watermelon recorded in the region in seventy years. Mr Aydın was participating in the 10th Culture and Watermelon Promotion Activities [10. Kültür ve Karpuz Tanıtım […]

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Competition: win a pair of tickets to see the legendary Okay Temiz live at the Jazz Café

Turkish jazz legend Okay Temiz brings his iconic Oriental Wind Ensemble to Camden’s award-winning music venue Jazz Café for an extremely rare London appearance. The classically trained multi-instrumentalist has been performing professionally since 1955 on musical devices that he has either collected or created over the years. A unique talent, he can transform even the […]

Books
Win a copy of The Battle of Kokkina about the struggle of Turkish Cypriots during the Cyprus Conflict

  Recently released, Nejla Clements’ book The Battle of Kokkina is the true story of how a besieged Turkish Cypriot community survived attempted annihilation as they defended a key coastal village in Northern Cyprus. The book is based on Erenköy ve Hayat– the extraordinary autobiography of Nejla’s uncle Fadıl Elmasoğlu (both pictured above), who led […]

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Competition: two pairs of tickets to see BaBa ZuLa live in London

  Four lucky people have the chance to trip out to the eclectic sounds of BaBa ZuLa. Hailing from Istanbul, these ethno-electro specialists are globally renowned for their unique mix of Turkish folk, dance, dub, and rock, fused with politically-charged lyrics. Their gigs attract diverse audiences, from modern day shamans to veteran punk rockers and […]

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Win tickets to see Karsu Plays Atlantic Records

  We have two pairs of tickets to give away to this Wednesday’s Karsu concert at Cadogan Hall, London. Step back in time as the talented singer and musician performs the iconic music of artists like Aretha Franlin, Cher, Ray Charles and The Rolling Stones, all signed by Ahmet Ertegün to Atlantic Records. This homage […]