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Fethiye, Turkey
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

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A chorus of cicadas

Summer is here and if we couldn't tell that by the long hot sunny days, we would know by the arrival of the cicadas...
Driving in Turkey - part one

Driving in Turkey – part one

Turkey is where eastern and western cultures come together, resulting in a fantastic blend of traditions and festivities. Not only that, Turkey is a...
Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

Physical, spiritual, mental rejuvenation in Ramadan: What happens when you fast

For over a week, Muslims around the world have been fasting and since this year's Ramadan coincides with summer, people in some parts of...
Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here in Fethiye

Sisters are doing it for themselves – the joy of belly dance right here...

If someone tells you they’re a belly dancer, you’d be forgiven for picturing a slinky, dusky maiden in a scanty costume, a jewel in...

National Sovereignty and Children’s Day – Fethiye’s joyful celebrations

On Monday, Turkey celebrated National Sovereignty and Children’s Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Parliament. The country celebrates the establishment of parliament...
World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

 World Book Day: compelling books about Turkey

Regardless of the kind of books you like the most, the indisputable truth is that the world would not be the same without books....
Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

The Turkish spring festival Hıdırellez has been added to the UNESCO list of “intangible cultural heritage” Turkish communities around the world celebrate Hıdırellez on May...
“Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess” by Murat Bardakçı

“Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess” by Murat Bardakçı

This is the story and biography of Neslishah Sultan, the last Princess of the Ottoman Empire, and later the last First Lady of Egypt. Neslishah:...
Kayaköy and the population exchange

Kayaköy and the population exchange

The so-called “ghost town” perched on the hillside overlooking Kayaköy is a well-known tourist attraction today, a UNESCO World Friendship and Peace site attracting...

Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival (20-23 September) – an emotional tribute to a young...

If you're a lover of classical music you're in for a treat next week... Now in its sixth year, the Benyamin Sönmez Classical Music Festival...

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The Akrones Thermal Spa Hotel – the ideal place to enjoy...

This article was written for Fethiye Times by Rebecca Parsley. If you’re looking for rest and relaxation in luxurious...
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