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Fethiye, Turkey
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...

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...

The Yule Log – seasonal heating and eating

A Yule Log is a significant part of Christmas traditions. It is a large log burned in the hearth of the house and is a symbol of prosperity...

“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 ladders? Do...
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....
Ceyda Tanc Dance

Contemporary Dance – 12 April 2014

Fethiye will host to a contemporary dance event this weekend. British-born Ceyda Tanc is coming to the cultural centre at 8.30 pm on Saturday 12...
The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima - what does it mean?

The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima – what does it mean?

What is the Hand of Fatima? Similar to the evil eye, the open right-hand symbol known as Hand of Fatima (or Hamsa Hand) is an...

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice), which occurs 70 days after the end of Ramazan, is a spectacular day of slaughter and feasting...

Unique Turkish Phrases – a saying for every occasion (part two)

Following on from our first article on unique Turkish phrases and idioms, here are more phrases that Turks use in daily life that...

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...

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