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3rd-6th March 2021

TravelExpo Ankara hosts the 5th International Tourism Fair

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is sponsoring the ‘5th TravelExpo Ankara’ International Tourism and Travel Fair. The event will be held between 3rd and 6th March 2022 at the ATO Congresium Fair and Congress Centre.

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25/ 11/ 2021

8th OIC Halal Expo 2021 and 7th World Halal Summit

On the 25th of November Halal Expo 2021 will open its doors to exhibitors and visitors from all around the globe at the Istanbul Congress Center. Halal Expo is an annual event organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and other related ministries and public institutions of the Republic of Turkey.

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01/ 11 / 2021

Uncover Neolithic History of Turkey and Tourism Bounceback at WTM (London)

The Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) presented unique insights into Turkey’s Neolithic world at the World Travel Market in London, which ran from 1st-3rd November.

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01/ 10 / 2021

Turkey Removes PCR Test Requirement for Double Vaccinated UK Travellers

The Turkish Government has announced that proof of a negative PCR test is no longer required from double vaccinated UK travellers visiting Turkey.

The popular destination, which welcomed two and a half million British tourists in 2019, was removed from the UK Government’s red list on 22nd September 2021. Fully vaccinated Brits can now take full advantage of direct flights from across the UK to Antalya, Dalaman and Izmir, as well as to Istanbul, to head to Turkey’s warmer climes this autumn.

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15/ 07 / 2021

An Important Milestone in Turkish Democracy

We are commemorating the fifth anniversary of the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. The people of Turkey, from all backgrounds and political views, resisted and displayed historic solidarity as they stood together and reclaimed their democratic rights. Sadly, 251 Turkish citizens lost their lives and 2193 were wounded.

The Presidency’s Directorate of Communications will tell the stories of citizens who were martyred in the July 15 coup attempt to the international public in English, through a live broadcast from the July 15 Monuments in İstanbul and Ankara.

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22/ 06 / 2021

New factsheet on public health in Turkey

The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office have compiled a useful factsheet on public health in Turkey, which includes information on infection rates, the vaccine rollout programme and testing.  The full factsheet is available for any trade or media partners to view below.

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15 / 03 / 2021

Turkey is ready to welcome British visitors with open arms

Turkey has announced it intends to welcome UK travellers this summer as soon as the Covid-19 pandemic permits international travel from the UK, and the country is taking all steps necessary to ensure it continues to be safe. No vaccine certificate will be required and current PCR test proof for British citizens to enter Turkey is to be reviewed on 15th April. Tourism employees in Turkey are to be vaccinated for the summer season.

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12 / 03 / 2021
New entry requirements for international visitors

All arrivals into Turkey, except Turkish citizens or residence permit holders, must complete an online Traveler Entry Form within 72 hrs of travel. This is not required for those passengers transiting Turkey enroute to another country.

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06 / 02 / 2021
Travel Turkey Izmir International Tourism Fair

Organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the cooperation of IZFAS(Izmir Fair Services Cultural and Art Affairs Trade Inc. and TURSAB Exhibiton Services Inc. Co. and hosted by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, It will be held only virtually with its own digital infrastructure and will take its place among the digital fairs around the world as the 14th Travel Turkey Izmir Digital Fair.

Take your place in 14. Travel Turkey Izmir Digital Fair if you want to be a participant in Turkey’s digital platform, get detailed information about the digital fair platform, live virtual fair experience and revive together the tourism sector into the digital.

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29 / 01 / 2021
Festivals in Türkiye

Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Turkish State Theatres would like to invite you to Festivals in Türkiye..

http://www.devtiyatro.gov.tr/

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22 / 01 / 2021
The moment of excitement has arrived for young people producing technology products

The applications for technology competitions held within the scope of TEKNOFEST, the world’s largest aviation, space and technology festival, have started.

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14 / 12 / 2020
Rumi commemorated on his 747th death anniversary at Seb-i Arus Ceremonies in Konya

On the 747th anniversary of his death, Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, who with his tolerance showed the path of love to the whole world by embracing people no matter what religion, sect and race they come from, will be commemorated with “Seb-i Arus” ceremonies. Due to global pandemic, the first ceremony took place on December 7 in Konya where Rûmî spent majority of his life. The second ceremony will take place with no participation again, on December 17.

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03 / 12 / 2020
The Turkish Presidential Symphony Orchestra’s New Building Opened its Doors as “Turkey’s Cultural Campus”

One of the world’s longest established orchestras, with a history spanning nearly two centuries, the Turkish Presidential Orchestra (CSO) inaugurated its new building with spectacular gala concerts held on December 3-4-5. The new CSO building will breathe new life into Turkey’s culture and arts scene.

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