Tag: Yunus Emre Institute

Art
11 artists to showcase traditional Turkish arts in new Yunus Emre Institute exhibition ‘The Noble’

For centuries, Turkish culture has encompassed a wide range of art forms, such as calligraphy (hüsn-i hat), paper marbling (ebru), illumination (tezhip), miniature, Turkish ceramic (çini) and batik. A new month-long London exhibition, The Noble, will showcase these traditional Turkish arts, displaying the works of eleven contemporary artists regarded as masters in their respective field. […]

Books
Talk and book-signing: 100 years after their empire ended, author Diane Darke delves into the cultural legacy of the Ottomans

The 1st of November 2022 marked exactly one hundred years since the Ottoman Empire officially ended. In existence for over 600 years, and widely regarded as one of the greatest ever empires, the Ottomans left an indelible mark on our lives. Now a new book by Diane Darke, The Ottomans: A Cultural Legacy, re-examines the impact […]

HP Culture
Anatolia’s mystical sounds: master musician Coşkun Karademir to perform in London

Renowned Turkish musician Coşkun Karademir will weave a rich and mystical Anatolian soundscape for those attending Monday night’s central London concert. “Türküleri anladım hangi dilde söylenirse söylensin”  (I understand Turkish Folk Music in any language it is sung) Nazim Hikmet Ran, Türküler Performing Turkish folk music on his kopuz (a Turkic fretless stringed instrument), Karademir […]

Festivals
Beam me up, Ömer! London’s Cinema Museum to host the world’s first film festival devoted to Turkish remakes

Six great Hollywood-inspired Turkish movies to watch at the Cinema Museum in Kennington, South London, as part of the Remakesploitation Fest 2022 this weekend! The Turkish film industry of the 1970s-80s was notorious for reworking Hollywood. From Star Wars through to Some Like it Hot, filmmakers in Turkiye would produce their own unofficial remakes of […]

Art
Stunning UK Turkish community art exhibition goes online

The Yunus Emre Institute in London’s annual Turkish Community Art Exhibition is now truly embedded in the British Turkish community’s social calendar. Now in its third year, the event is bigger than ever before, showcasing 88 art pieces from 51 artists, whittled down from “a great selection of over 140 artworks from over 70 artists.” […]

Festivals
‘Cut Short, Live Long’: get your free pass to a new Turkish international film festival that starts on Monday

If you’re looking for films beyond the obvious choices, this week-long movie fest packed with gems produced by upcoming directors and screened at some of the world’s best film festivals is guaranteed quality viewing. ‘Cut Short, Live Long’ (CSLL) is a new annual short film festival that will be making its digital debut simultaneously in London, […]