World-famous troupe stages 12 performances of legendary dance show in Shanghai and Beijing.
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Turkish film awarded in Ukraine and Greece
Turkish film "I Loved You So Much" (Oyle Sevdim ki Seni), directed by Orhan Tekeoglu, awarded in Ukraine and Greece.
Turkish film "I Loved You So Much" (Oyle Sevdim ki Seni), produced by Medyaton-Nurdan Tumbek Tekeoglu, was awarded with "World Cinema Bridges" at the 4th Peloponnesian Corinthean International Film Festival, held in Corinth, Greece on 11-16 December.
Kayhan Yildizoglu, Turkish actor, received the prize of "The best actor" at the Korona Karpat Truskavets International TV Film Festival held on 12-16 November in Turuskavets, Ukraine.
The film "I Loved You So Much" was separately aired at the 43rd International Kiev Film Festival and on the "Women Across The Borders" program held at the Pera Museum of International Organization for Migration.
The film was first aired on September 27 in Trabzon, Turkey. The movie is about a tragic love story between Russian girl Olga and Turkish boy Cemal.
The wildly successful 'Wedding Feast 2' offers welcome respite from current events, claims films critic.
Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo performs at ATO Congresium in Ankara, Turkey on December 12, 2015.
Nominees announced for 73rd Golden Globe Awards.
Istanbul is set to host a major hip hop show this weekend.
DO YOU KNOW?
Government Takes Care of Traffic Accident Victims
The government now covers all medical expenses of those injured in traffic accidents.
Care for Pregnant Women Under Risk
12.275 women benefited from the "guest mother" program, which provides care to pregrant women under risk in health centers before delivery.
Every student has Internet Access
Every school in Turkey now has ADSL internet connection.
Safranbolu Houses, featured in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, are being restored by the Housing Development Administration of Turkey.
Double-lane roads save 1525 lives
The number of people who were killed in traffic accidents dropped to 4,041 in 2010 from 5,566 in 2000 thanks to 13,500 more kilometers of double-lane roads, which saved 1,525 lives a year on average.
Scholarship to Returning Academics
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey now offers 3. 250 TL monthly scholarship to returning academics who complete their Ph.Ds abroad.
5000 more licensed tourist guides
The number of licensed tourist guides has risen to 12,517 in 2010, from 7,658 eight years ago.
From Electricity Importer to Exporter
Turkey increased electricity production from 31 thousand to 45 thousand megawatts in ten years and started selling electricity to Georgia, Syria and Greece.
- Turkish economy grows 8.8% in Q2
- First Turkish built helicopter takes test flight
- Turkish field hospital gives life in Somalia
- New high-speed train line launched
- Turkish-made cabs in New York streets
- Control your computer without mouse or keyboard
- First Turkish observation satellite launched
- Turkey wins first-ever world title in volleyball
- James Bond to be shot in Istanbul
- Turkish swimmer sets new world record
Record Growth in Technology Sector
The Turkish technology sector grew 19.4% in 2010, closing the year with 17.5 billion TL revenue.
Public debt ratio lowest in Europe
The ratio of Turkey’s public debt to national income has dropped to 28.2 percent from 61.4 percent 10 years ago.
World Leader in Transit Passengers
Carrying 18 million passengers in the Asia-Europe transit corridor in 2010, Turkey saw the highest increase in transit passenger numbers in the world.