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Two legends – Selda Bağcan and Moğollar – to headline 30th Day-Mer Festival

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Day-Mer’s work supporting Turkish and Kurdish communities in Britain remains as valid as ever. It’s also the organiser of the UK’s oldest Turkish festival. This year’s festival promises to be the biggest yet, with two icons of Turkish music headlining: psychedelic folk singer Selda Bağcan and Anatolian rock legends Moğollar. […]

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Special Turkey media panel debate with Can Dündar, Deniz Yücel and Aidan White

Event details updated* UK Turkish-Kurdish community group is holding a panel discussion to discuss the state of democracy in Turkey. Two of the panellists, journalists Can Dündar and Deniz Yücel, have first-hand experience of Turkey’s dysfunctional judicial system, which now regularly jails journalists and closes down media critical of the Turkish government’s actions. Last year, […]

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Devrim Evin to star in Kafka adaptation Çıkış Yolu Yok / No Way Out at Millfield Theatre

  Day-Mer’s month-long festival of culture and arts continues with a special matinee performance of ‎Çıkış Yolu Yok (No Way Out), a Turkish adaptation of Franz Kafka’s century-old short story A Report for the Academy.  Created by Turkish actor Devrim Evin and Australian theatre director Malcolm Keith Kay, with music by Oktay Köseoğlu, this one-man […]