Turkish Cultural Program

Ahmet played music from the following musicians: Başak Yavuz, Kenan Doğulu, Kerem Görsev, Kıraç, Koray Safkan, Kudsi Ergüner, Kurtalan Ekspres, Kuştepeli Kadri Sepetçi, Lale Belkıs, Levent Yüksel, and a story by Lisa Morrow 

In the news:

  • Young adults from Turkey show a strong desire to study abroad 
  • A migrant boat sinks off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing at least 22 
  • Turkish animal-rights activists outraged by the release of a man who tortured a cat to death. 
  • Turkey is the eleventh largest exporter of arms
  • The proportion of women in the Turkish agricultural workforce dropped 48.8% to 18.3% of the total employed
  • Istanbul becomes the hair transplantation capital of the world
  • Netflix Turkish series "A Round of Applause" offers a fresh and surprising vision of anxiety and alienation
  • A therapy dog project at Istanbul Airport offers a peaceful and pleasant traveling experience 
  • Experts in ancient languages are translating a 2,100-year-old inscription discovered in the Gerger district of Adiyaman

What is Turkish Cultural Program?

A program in English about music and culture of Turks, with a summary of newsworthy developments, hosted by Ahmet Toprak and Fuad Tokad