Category: Arts

200-year history of bicycles on display in Istanbul

200-year history of bicycles on display in Istanbul

Bicycles have a history of nearly 200 years, maintaining their popularity before and after the wide use of motor vehicles. The evolution of the vehicle can be seen at...

Swedish director Ostlund's 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Swedish director Ostlund’s ‘The Square’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival jury has awarded its coveted Palme d’Or award to Ruben Ostlund’s “The Square.” “Oh my god! OK,” the Swedish...

James Bond star Roger Moore dies aged 89

The family of British actor Roger Moore has confirmed on his official twitter account that the James Bond star died at the age of 89. “With the heaviest of hearts,...

Old, new technology clash as glitch hits Netflix Cannes premiere

Old, new technology clash as glitch hits Netflix Cannes premiere

The team behind the first of two controversial Netflix movies at the Cannes film festival on Friday defended working with the streaming giant, after a technical hiccup...

Soundgarden, Audioslave lead singer Chris Cornell dies at 52

Soundgarden, Audioslave lead singer Chris Cornell dies at 52

Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52, and police said Thursday that his death is being...

Portugal celebrates first Eurovision victory, praises Slavador Sobral

Portugal celebrates first Eurovision victory, praises Slavador Sobral

Portuguese citizens celebrated the country’s first-ever Eurovision song contest victory Sunday, praising Salvador Sobral for his winning performance of a...

Rare handwritten Harry Potter prequel worth $32,000 stolen in British burglary

Rare handwritten Harry Potter prequel worth $32,000 stolen in British burglary

A rare Harry Potter prequel handwritten by author J.K. Rowling on a postcard has been stolen during a burglary in central England, police said on Friday as they appealed...

Afghan migrant’s self-made film to screen in Turkey

Afghan migrant’s self-made film to screen in Turkey

An Afghan man who journeyed to Turkey in order to build a better life for his family is preparing to screen a feature film he has made about his experiences. Abbas...

Turkish man makes tiny book weighing 0.2 grams

Turkish man makes tiny book weighing 0.2 grams

A Turkish poet has broken his own personal record by creating a miniscule 96-page readable poetry book weighing 0.23 grams, with a width of only 4 millimeters and a...

Ukrainian violinist moved by Turkish culture

Ukrainian violinist moved by Turkish culture

Ukrainian violinist Valeriy Sokolov, who is currently in Ankara for the city’s 34th International Music Festival, spoke to Anadolu Agency about his deep love for...