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Sunday, February 23, 2020
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) - a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) – a day of National pride

Zafer Bayramı (Victory Day) Turkey annually celebrates Victory Day on August 30, commemorating the Turkish victory over Greek forces in the Battle of Dumlupınar (August...

Unique Turkish Phrases: a saying for every occasion

Turkish is a wonderful language filled with idioms that are commonly used in daily life. What is an idiom?
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...

‘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...
Folk dancing - part of the tradition of a particular people or area

Folk dancing – part of the tradition of a particular people or area

If belly dancing is the only dance form you associate with Turkey, you must prepare yourself for a surprise.

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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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