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Fethiye, Turkey
Sunday, February 17, 2019
CULTURE

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Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...
The distinctive sound of the ezan

The distinctive sound of the ezan

Turkey is a country that needs to be experienced with all of the senses. Visitors to Fethiye are drawn by photographs of the beautiful,...
Victory Day and the Feast of Sacrifice

Victory Day and the Feast of Sacrifice

This week sees two Turkish national holidays fall within a few days of each other leading to the announcement of an extended ten-day public...

Turkish surnames – a look behind the names

When you think that in England surnames have been used since the 11th century, it is amazing that until 83 years ago the Turkish...

Yörük – the nomads of Turkey

Have you been up in the mountains around Fethiye and seen shepherds herding flocks of goats and living in black tents? Did you wonder...
Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramadan

Summer Solstice and the Holy Month of Ramazan

It's been a busy week with the Summer Solstice, Kadir Gecesi and the end of Ramazan tomorrow. Today we're bringing you an update on what's...

The Saz – a single instrument that represents Turkish folk music

Music has existed for as long as mankind has found its voice, and quite possibly before. Every culture of the world has it’s own...

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day 2017

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

A Turkish bath – the real way to relax

No trip to Fethiye is complete without a visit to a Turkish bath or Hamam, so set aside any prudishness you may have and take...

‘Just Josh’ by Moira Rutherford

Moira Rutherford has lived in Turkey for ten years having moved here in 2007. She soon became involved in caring for the many street animals...

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Göcek: a magnet for sailors and luxury property investors

Nestled into a beautiful turquoise bay right in the heart of the Turkish Riviera is the pretty town of Göcek. Just a 20 minutes...
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