2014 Events in Istanbul

International Istanbul Music Festival

31 May to 29 June 2012

One of the most prominent events on the city's cultural calendar and one of the…

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Contemporary Istanbul

13 - 16 November 2014

Every October artists from all across Turkey converge on the capital to showcase…

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The Bosphorus Swim

20 July 2014

This annual event sees over a thousand swimmers navigate the 4.3 miles (7km)…

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