November 02, 2014

6th International Street Dance Carnival


The International Istanbul Street Dance Carnival will be organized for the sixth time this year bringing dancers together from Turkey and all around the world like every year. Additional to the Hip Hop Woman, Hip Hop Man, House Dance and Popping Category, FreeZone will be open to all the dancers and all dance disciplines for the first time.The jury members will be internationally successful dancers like previous years. They will also give dance workshops for all the amateur and professional dancers. 

 The event will start on November 7th and November 8th with workshops and Preselections of all categories + After Party.On the final day, November 9th, there will be Dance Battles, Jury performances, dance shows and jamming.

November 01, 2014

33rd International Istanbul Book Fair is Around the Corner


The 33rd International Istanbul Book Fair will be held between Nov. 8 and 16 at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center, organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Publishers Association of Turkey.

The theme for this year's fair will be “100 Years of Turkish Cinema” in celebration of the centennial of Turkish cinema. The Book Fair's Advisory Board has also named doyenne writer and film critic Atilla Dorsay as its Writer of Honor.

A number of panel discussions and other events will be held with Dorsay throughout the event at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center in the Büyükçekmece district of Istanbul. A book and an exhibition on both his life and his selected works will also be presented.

Hungary will be the Guest of Honor in the International Hall of the fair between Nov. 8 and 11, with classic and contemporary works of Hungarian literature, culture and arts presented to Turkish visitors.