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Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's The Square has won this year’s Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on May 28
‘The Square’ by Swedish director Ruben Östlund wins the Palme d’Or prize at the 70th Cannes Festival
Inspired by true events, ‘Black Crows’ airs over Ramadan, prime time for television viewers in the Arab world and it is the first television series depicting life under ISIL rule in Syria and Iraq
“A Season of Daphne,” directed by Mehmet Öztürk, won the award for best picture at the 9th Montreal Turkish Film Festival on May 21.
The 70th Cannes Festival is set to end on May 28. Fatih Akın’s ‘In the Fade’ is among strong contenders for the Golden Palm.
Behind the kitsch and glitz of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted on May 13 by Kiev, lie a host of geopolitical tensions
The 12th International Ankara Jazz Festival began on May 8 with a reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass at his residence
With around 350 objects including instruments, musical scores and album covers, the Pink Floyd retrospective at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is the biggest exhibition ever about the group
‘Passage to Bollywood,’ a show by Indian dance theater Navdhara, will be in Turkey for two performances this month. The show’s choreographer, Ashley Lobo, invites audiences to taste a slice of India
The Fire of Anatolia celebrated its anniversary on May 3. The next goal for Mustafa Erdoğan, the founder and general art director of the dance troupe, is to open schools abroad
A statement from State Opera and Ballet General Director Selman Ada sent to provincial directorates reveals that the State Opera and Ballet General Directorate is struggling financially
Turkey’s pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition in Venice has been shown as the strongest national presentation by Jason Farago in his article in The New York Times
A bronze sold for $57.37 million in New York on May 15, setting a new auction record for Romanian-born sculptor Constantin Brancusi and fetching more than twice its lowest pre-sale estimate, Christie’s said.
As part of its recovery efforts, the Metropolitan Museum is considering a mandatory admissions fee for visitors from outside New York state. The set fee, possibly $25 for adults, would be the first in the venerable museum’s 147-year history
The 9th Kocaeli Book Fair opened in the western province of Kocaeli, drawing bookworms from across the region
“The Mysterious Garden of the Sun,” a new book by Çetin Göksu, a solar architect, solar city planner and a retired associate professor of the Middle East Technical University, depicts the romantic and witty story of the sun, as well as provides insightful information on global warming
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Foreign Policy of Modern Turkey: Power and the Ideology of Eurasianism’ by Özgür Tüfekçi (IB Tauris, 242 pages, $94)
Excavations at the Yeşilova mound show remains of a luxurious life in İzmir 5,000 years ago, with ancient locals using all opportunities to make their lives comfortable
After seven years of restorations and arrangements, an ancient gallery grave unearthed in Mardin’s ancient city of Dara is now open to visitors. People who believed they would resurge one day are buried in the grave
Twelve treasure hunters have been detained in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir after attempting to sell an ancient tomb with cross motif for $4 million