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Thursday, November 26, 2020


Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

Ramazan Bayramı - a subdued Eid under curfew

Ramazan Bayramı – a subdued Eid under curfew

Ramazan Bayramı (Eid al-Fitr) The end of Ramazan is celebrated with a holiday. It starts at sunset on the...

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 2020

Today is the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day (Atatürk'ü Anma, Gençlik ve spor Bayramı), a national holiday in Turkey, always...
All about Ramazan

All about Ramazan

Turkey to take measures against COVID-19 during Ramadan Turkey’s Interior Ministry issued a circular this week on measures that...
International Children's Day: an alternative celebration

International Children’s Day: an alternative celebration

Turkey observes the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day every year on April 23 and 2020 will mark the centenary of the inauguration...
Tesbih - Islamic prayer beads

Tesbih – Islamic prayer beads

When you visit Turkey you are certain to notice that the men always seem to have a string of beads in their...

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions

Superstitions have a great place in society and most people exhibit some superstitious behaviour without even realising it. Do you walk under...
New Year's Resolutions

How to make (and keep) New Year’s Resolutions

What is a New Year's Resolution? A New Year's resolution is a decision to do or not do something to...

A Turkish ‘Christmas’ – celebrating ‘Noel’ on New Year’s Eve

On 25th December festivities take place all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Families and friends come together, gifts are exchanged, mistletoe...
In photos: Kayaköy Festival (Şenliği) - music, dance and much more

‘Ghost village’ to come alive for October festival

Organisers are putting the finishing touches to this year’s Kayaköy Festival, which will take place over the weekend on Saturday, October 5, and Sunday,...
Wish Trees - myth or magic?

The fascinating culture of Wishing Trees

A Wishing Tree is an individual tree which has been chosen specifically and is used as an object of wishes and offerings....

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