Cultural Heritage of Turkey and Europe

Following the footsteps of Horst Schimanski in Duisburg

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Following the footsteps of Horst Schimanski in Duisburg

Probably no fictitious person became a cult figure as it was the case with Horst Schimanski from the ARD television series Tatort, in which he served from June 28, 1981 in 29 episodes as criminal detective Schimanski in Duisburg.

Osman Okkan - From Ataturk to Erdogan - Ferides Traveling

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Osman Okkan - From Ataturk to Erdogan - Ferides Traveling

It has been quite a while since we met Osman Okkan, personally, maybe the last meeting was even the one at the multi-day seminar in Adrasan, where we met at a seminar about the documentary cinematic presentation of various Turkish authors and their works.

Director Göksel Gülensoy - Diving Hagia Sophia

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Director Göksel Gülensoy

With his team which is composed of divers and speleologists; director Göksel Gülensoy, who is passionate about Hagia Sofia that impresses people with its dimensions and architecture, brought the secrets which are hidden in the depths of Hagia Sofia to light.

Loreena Mc Kennitt - Review-Interview Zurich

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Loreena Mc Kennitt - Interview Zurich

Just before the start of this year's European tours we had the chance to meet Loreena McKennitt in Zurich for an interview.

Review-Zurich: Interview and concert Loreena McKennitt

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Zurich: Review-Interview and concert Loreena McKennitt

Thanks to the motorway connection, it is only a good hour from the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen to Zurich. The city of Zurich itself is initially a bit difficult for us as newcomers, because despite several inquiries we cannot find out exactly where the Kongresshaus Zurich is located.

Regensburg Festival of German-Turkish Literature & Encounter

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Regensburg Festival of German-Turkish Literature & Encounter

This year, our cultural festival, which is literature oriented with integration main theme, will be organized for the first time in the city of Regensburg in Germany’s Bavaria State and your visits during the festival will make us happy.
Throughout the festival, besides of dynamic discussion and conversation platforms, reading activities, workshops, music and theater performances; the booths of books, travel and musical instruments with catering booths will be ready to serve you.

Passengers at the piano - at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Passengers at the piano - at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

It is no longer new idea, since there are several imitators in the meantime, but it was still a wonderful experience, as suddenly and unexpectedly magical sounds were heard within the otherwise hectic, lively and loud waiting halls at Charles de Gaulle Airport.

An atmospheric evening in Budapest - Loreena McKennitt

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An atmospheric evening in Budapest - Loreena McKennitt

It is almost an eternity ago that Loreena McKennitt gave her three legendary concerts in the Alhambra of Granada in September 2006, which were recorded by the American television broadcaster Public Broadcasting Service and released as a concert recording on DVD.

Backdoor Connection at Wurzburger Hofbräu

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Würzburg - Backdoor Connection at Wurzburger Hofbräu

As part of the "Hygiene Congress, Wound Congress, People in Focus", which took place from 07th to 09th of March 2018 at the Marienberg Fortress in Wurzburg, the Augsburg band "Backdoor Connection" also kicked off with a 2-hour program of their own productions classic soft rock at the Wurzburger Hofbräu.

The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

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The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

After the performance of the Calgija Sound System group coming from the Republic of Macedonia for the Balkan Festival, the break following their concert was suddenly filled with great unrest from the back of the concert hall, which was quickly filled with the sound of a lively orchestra, paving their way through the audience: Vesela Druzina Orkestar, as well coming from the Republic of Macedonia.

InFusion Trio, only looper band worldwide performed on CMT

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InFusion Trio, only looper band worldwide performed on CMT

Very relaxed but lively, it was a music show, that impressed us at the booth of this year's partner country Hungary, so there were in addition to traditional folkloric dances some performances of modern electronic music, especially in the interpretation of the group InFusion Trio from Budapest.

International Street Art Music Festival at Residential Palace

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International Street Art Music Festival at Residential Palace

The Residential Palace in Ludwigsburg is a truly impressive exclusive baroque building probably surrounded by one of the largest baroque palace complexes in Germany, built between 1704 and 1733 under the rule of Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg in the Baroque style.

Chalgia Sound System - Balkan Fest in Thessalonica

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Chalgia Sound System - Balkan Fest in Thessalonica

Thanks to a note from Max and Jonas, two travelers on their way to Iran, who have just arrived at a stopover in a refugee camp near Thessaloniki, to attend a four-week aid course, we were told that the Balkan festival was held in Thessalonica.

The Wind Of Friendship in Antalya

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2nd International Friendship Concert

One time again, we met a colorful and vivacious musician due to the internet. Published on the internet, The Friendship Concert news crossed our path with pianist and composer Murat Ömür Tuncer from Antalya.

Atiye Deniz Yılmaz - songs for Kucuk Sirlar

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Atiye Deniz Yılmaz

As a Daughter of a Turkish father and a Dutch mother, Deniz was born in the city of Bremen, Germany on the 22nd of November, 1988. She went through the first half of her elementary education in Bremen and the second half in Izmir, Turkey.

Backdoor Connection - a band from Augsburg, Germany

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Backdoor Connection from Augsburg

Backdoor Connection, which is a band from Augsburg and has stayed away from monotonous main movement, has been offering a very powerful cocktail which constitutes a variance for 8 years.

Can Bonomo and Can Brothers

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Can Bonomo and Can Brothers

Can Bonomo started playing guitar at the age of 8, when he was introduced to music with the inspiration of his neighbor.  Throughout his high school and university years, Bonomo, together with amateur music bands, staged several concerts in Izmir and Istanbul. 

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