Tag: Yunus Emre Institute

Festivals
New London film festival to screen Turkish box office hits

Seven new and recent Turkish big screen successes are to be shown in the heart of London next week as part of a special film festival. Turkish Film Week will feature a “rich panorama”of “box office hits, festival award winners and Oscar candidates” from Wednesday, 12 December to Sunday, 16 December, organisers said. The free […]

Art
Last week to enrol on Yunus Emre Institute’s Istanbul Art Trip

Do you fancy exploring one of the most magical cities in the world? The Yunus Emre Institute (YEI) is organising a six-day Istanbul visit in October, combining art workshops with trips to important historic and religious sites and museums, such as the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Sultanahmet Mosque. YEI’s illumination (tezhip) course instructor Nagihan […]

HP Wellbeing
Study Turkish language and culture in Central London this autumn

Whether for personal or professional reasons, there is so much to be fascinated with Turkey’s unique culture. For those wishing to explore up close, the opportunity to learn is closer than you think. Based in Maple Street, Fitzrovia in Central London, the Yunus Emre Institute (Turkey’s equivalent of the British Council) runs a host of […]

Music
Take ‘Mythical Trips to Romantic Lands’ with renowned pianist İdil Biret, in concert in London this May

Turkey’s world renowned pianist İdil Biret returns to London to perform at the Cadogan Hall in London on 13 May. Titled ‘Mythical Trips to Romantic Lands’, the evening promises an ethereal atmosphere as Biret presents favourite works of two giants of the Romantic-era: Schumann and Rachmaninov. The Full Programme Abegg Variations, one of Schumann’s most […]

HP News
Spirit of Gallipoli recreated in London’s Cadogan Hall

There were emotional scenes at a special commemoration event in the British capital on Thursday night. The Gallipoli Friendship Concert, held at one of London’s leading classical music venues, featured the international premiere of Can Atilla’s Gallipoli Symphony, the 57th Regiment – named after the soldiers sacrificed by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the first Gallipoli attack […]