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Istanbul Culture Capital Events

Kiosk at Topkapı Palace

There is tons going on in Istanbul all year long to celebrate the city’s status as the 2010 European Capital of Cultural. Here is a round-up of cultural and athletic events worth checking out:

May-Sept: From Byzantine to Istanbul – Sakıp Sabancı Museum
May 11-15 International Poetry Festival
May 15-Aug 15: Waters of Istanbul and Water Culture Exhibition
May 26-Aug 15: Treasures of the Kremlin – Topkapı Palace
June: Opening of Hasanpaşa Gasworks Cultural Centre
July 18: International Bosphorus Race
July 25: Opening of Istanbul Island’s Museum – Princes’ Islands
Aug 28-Sept 12: FIBA World Championship
Sept 15-25: Istanbul Enjoys the Streets! – Haliç International Festival for Street Art
Oct 22-25: World Coastal Rowing Championship
Nov 1-Dec 31: Palladio Exhibition – Mimar Sinan Research Center & Museum

For more info, visit the 2010 European Capital of Culture official website.

2016-01-09T12:32:53+00:00 March 25th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Istanbul|1 Comment

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