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Çiğdem Aslan, Tahir Palalı and special guests to present ‘Anatolia Echoes’ at Camden’s Green Note

Musical storytelling is central to the Alevi faith, with mystical poems and musical ballads (deyisler, nefesler) being orally passed down from generation to generation over many centuries. These traditional folk songs, which can be heard all across Anatolia (modern Turkiye), pay homage to the core philosophy of Alevism, which is based on love, tolerance and […]

Film
Serkan Nihat’s debut feature film Exodus to open the London Independent Film Festival

Exodus, the debut feature film of a British Turkish Cypriot director Serkan Nihat, will open this year’s London Independent Film Festival (LIFF). The festival specialises in promoting “first- and second-time filmmakers telling amazing stories with limited budgets”. The festival opening gala and screening will take place at the multi award-winning Genesis Cinema in East London […]

Books
Özlem Warren to sign copies of her new vegetarian cookbook Sebze at Yunus Emre Institute London

The  Yunus Emre Institute London will be hosting an evening with acclaimed Turkish cook and author Özlem Warren, whose latest book ‘Sebze: Vegetarian Recipes From My Turkish Kitchen’ goes on sale in the UK this week. Özlem will be delving into her new cookbook ‘Sebze’, which is packed with delicious Anatolian-inspired easy-to-follow vegetarian recipes that […]

Film
Brighton and Hove Amnesty group to screen The Decree and discuss the impact of the 2016 Turkish coup attempt

An attempted coup in Turkiye on 15 July 2016 resulted in huge repercussions for thousands of ordinary civilians in the country who suddenly found themselves targeted. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued an emergency decree in the wake of the failed coup resulted in over 160,000 public sector workers and civil servants being instantly fired […]

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School of Turkish: a new term beckons for those ready to embark on a learning journey

Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals of Turkish or a seasoned speaker seeking advanced proficiency, the School of Turkish offers online courses tailored to all levels. The UK-based school’s innovative curriculum ensures a comprehensive learning experience for pupils of all ages, catering to their diverse needs and language objectives. Adult classes are […]

HP Culture
Turkish Cypriot pop star Buray adds London leg to his 2024 European Tour

Lefkoşa born singer-songwriter Buray has rarely been out of the Turkish charts since releasing his critically acclaimed debut album 1 Şişe Aşk [1 Bottle of Love] in 2015, which scored him two number hits “İstersen” and “Sen Sevda Mısın”, and won him multiple awards and a legion of fans. Buray has gone on to release […]