Category: Culture

Legendary rock pop band Ayna to headline this year’s Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival

The countdown has begun to the UK’s biggest Turkish Cypriot festival, which again returns to the aptly named Donkey Lane (Karpaz’s wild donkeys are the national animal of North Cyprus) playing fields in Enfield, North London, for some family-friendly fun on Sunday, 30 June 2023. This now firmly established annual celebration of Turkish Cypriot culture […]

Journalist Sami Kent’s “spellbinding” new book on Turkiye, The Endless Country, to be launched at the Stoke Newington Bookshop

It seems apt that writer and radio broadcaster Sami Kent will be launching his debut book about Turkiye in the heart of the Turkish community in North London later this month. Part memoir, part history and politics, The Endless Country allows Kent to revisit the land of his father, technology entrepreneur Osman Kent, who left […]

Have you booked your tickets yet for the Turkish Community Football Federation anniversary ball?

The Turkish Community Football Federation is one of the UK’s largest Turkish community organisations. Formed in 1976 and affiliated to the London Football Association, today the TCFF oversees two competitive leagues, veterans (for the over 35s) and youth teams, with footballers from not only Turkish, but a wealth of diverse backgrounds. In June, the teams […]

Award-winning artist Nil Yalter celebrates legacy of Aşık Nesimi ‘In the Land of Troubadour’: a night of poetry, songs and more!

Widely considered a pioneering feminist video artist, Nil Yalter seeks to question the male gaze and give a platform to socially marginalised groups through her work. Yalter was recently awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award at the Venice Biennale and her work continues to resonate far and wide. She now brings a brand […]