Turkish and Armenian dancers meet on Istanbul stage

Turkey’s renowned dance and theater group Shaman and Armenian dance troupe Maral, which is made up of Istanbul’s Armenian dancers, will take the stage together with 90 dancers to present a show called ‘Istanbulluys.’ ‘We shall not highlight our identities. Our two friendly groups will share the same stage, just like in Anatolia,’ says Shaman’s […]

Armenian Patriarchate awards Turkish Kızılay with medal

The Turkish Armenian Patriarchate has awarded the Turkish Red Crescent, or Kızılay, with a medal of honor in a sign of gratitude for the latter’s aid in December 2010 for 3,000 needy people under the patriarchate’s care. The medals were given to Kızılay General Chairman Tekin Küçükali, Kızılay adviser Kamil Akyıldız and Kızılay Adalar branch […]