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New cultural center opens in Bodrum

New cultural center opens in Bodrum

Oct 8, 2012

Officials in the southwestern district of Bodrum have opened a new, multimillion-dollar cultural center featuring an art gallery, two conference halls and a classroom. “The cultural center was designed by the [Muğla Sıtkı Koçman] University and the [Turkish Physics] Foundation to serve scientific, cultural and social events such as national and international...

Bodrum seeks return of Mausoleum of Halicarnassus artifacts

Bodrum seeks return of Mausoleum of Halicarnassus artifacts

Oct 8, 2012

Some artifacts from Bodrum’s famous Mausoleum of Halicarnassus are on display at the British Museum, and work continues to get the art pieces returned to Turkey. Two of the seven wonders of the ancient world were located in Anatolia; one of which was the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, and the other the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus in Bodrum, in the Aegean province...

Open-air sculpture park and art center for Bodrum

Open-air sculpture park and art center for Bodrum

Sep 22, 2012

Sixty sculptures that 60 Turkish and foreign sculptors completed over 10 years will be exhibited in a new sculpture park around the historical Aspat Castle in Bodrum’s Turgutreis district in the Aegean province of Muğla. Speaking to Anatolia news agency, Ankara University History of Art Department head Professor Kıymet Giray said 60 sculptors, including artists...

Jade Jagger Opens Jet Set Restaurant in Bodrum

Jade Jagger Opens Jet Set Restaurant in Bodrum

Aug 27, 2012

Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick Jagger, has opened a glamorous restaurant in the jet set hot spot of Bodrum, Turkey. Last night, the daughter of Rolling Stone Mick Jagger joined forces with millionaire nightclub owner Suleyman Demir to open The Secret Garden Restaurant in Bodrum, Turkey, in the world’s largest outdoor nightclub, Halikarnas. The restaurant,...

Premier ballet festival returns to Bodrum

Premier ballet festival returns to Bodrum

Aug 8, 2012

The Bodrum Ballet Festival is back for another year starting today, having cemented itself as one of the most important cultural events on Turkey’s southwestern coast. “The most-asked question when the summer begins is about the ticket release date for the Bodrum Ballet Festival because people know that this festival has been organized for 10 years,” Bodrum...