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Shiksaray
Turkish folk dances are the folk dances of Turkey. Facing three seas, straddling important trade routes, Turkey
Turkey
has a complex, sophisticated culture, reflected in the variety of its dances. The dominant dance forms are types of line dance. There are many different types of folk dances performed in various ways in Turkey, and these reflect the cultural structure of each region
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Zurna
The zurna (also called surnay, birbynė, lettish horn, zurla, surla, sornai, dili tuiduk, zournas, or zurma), is a wind instrument played in central Eurasia, ranging from the Balkans to Central Asia. It is usually accompanied by a davul (bass drum) in Anatolian folk music.Contents1 Characteristics and history 2 Folklore 3 Etymology and terminology 4 See also 5 Notes 6 External linksCharacteristics and history[edit]Sound file of kaba zurna from Serres, Greece.A variety of zurna from the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments.Karna, one of the ancient Persian musical instruments, 6th century BC, Persepolis
Persepolis
Museum.The zurna, like the duduk and kaval, is a woodwind instrument used to play folk music. The zurna is made from the slow growing and hard wood of fruit trees such as plum or apricot (Prunus armeniaca). There are several different types of zurnas
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Erzurum Province
Erzurum
Erzurum
Province (Turkish: Erzurum
Erzurum
ili) is a province of Turkey
Turkey
in the Eastern Anatolia Region of the country. It is bordered by the provinces of Kars and Ağrı to the east, Muş and Bingöl to the south, Erzincan and Bayburt to the west, Rize and Artvin to the north and Ardahan to the northeast.Contents1 Districts 2 Geography 3 History 4 Economy 5 References 6 External linksDistricts[edit]Map showing districts of Erzurum
Erzurum
Province. Tortum
Tortum
River valley, Erzurum
Erzurum
ProvinceAziziye Aşkale Çat Hınıs Horasan Ilıca İspir Karaçoban Karayazı Köprüköy Narman Oltu Olur Palandöken Pasinler Pazaryolu Şenkaya Tekman Tortum Uzundere YakutiyeGeography[edit] The surface area of the province of Erzurum
Erzurum
is the fourth biggest in Turkey
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Radio In Turkey
Radio enjoys a large number of listeners in Turkey. There are more than 1000 radio stations in the country. (see List of radio stations in Turkey.)Contents1 History 2 Commercial radio 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The first attempts at radio broadcasting began in 1921 in Istanbul, Turkey. The first radio broadcast in Turkey began on May 6, 1927. In 1927, connection to New York City, London, Berlin, Vienna, Moscow and Tehran was established. In 1945, Turkey's first university radio, ITU Radio, was established and the first state radio, TRT, was established on May 1, 1964. Establishment of private radio stations began in the early 1990s. Internet radio began to be established in the late 1990s. Commercial radio[edit] The first radio advertising in Turkey was in 1951. Ads were read by the announcer first. Then radio stations created a custom clock for advertising. Banks, private organizations, official and semi-official organizations issued radio ads
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Television In Turkey
Television
Television
in Turkey
Turkey
was introduced in 1964 by the government media provider TRT[1]. The first Turkish television channel, ITU TV, was launched in 1952. First national television is TRT 1. Color television was introduced in 1981. Back then it was the only channel with the name of TRT 1, and it broadcast in several times of the dateline. Turkey's first private television channel Star started it broadcast on 26 May 1989. Until the 1990s, there was only one television channel controlled by the state, but with the wave of liberalization, privately owned broadcasting began.[2] Turkey's television market is defined by a handful of big channels, led by Kanal D, ATV and Show, with 14%, 10% and 9.6% market share, respectively.[3] The most important reception platforms are terrestrial and satellite, with almost 50% of homes using satellite (of these 15% were pay services) at the end of 2009
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Cinema Of Turkey
Yeşilçam
Yeşilçam
(literally means The Green Pine in Turkish language) (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈje.ʃil.t͡ʃɑm]) is the sobriquet that refers to the Turkish film art and industry. It is an important part of Turkish culture, and has flourished over the years, delivering entertainment to audiences in Turkey, expatriates across Europe, and more recently prospering in the Arab world
Arab world
and in rare cases, the United States. The first movie exhibited in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
was the Lumiere Brothers' 1895 film, L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat, which was shown in Istanbul
Istanbul
in 1896. The first Turkish-made film was a documentary entitled Ayastefanos'taki Rus Abidesinin Yıkılışı (Demolition of the Russian Monument at San Stefano), directed by Fuat Uzkınay and completed in 1914
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Sport In Turkey
Among all sports in Turkey, the most popular one is football.[1] Turkey's top teams include Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray and Beşiktaş. In 2000, Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup
UEFA Cup
and UEFA Super Cup. Two years later, the Turkish national team finished third in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals in Japan and South Korea, while in 2008, the national team reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Euro 2008
UEFA Euro 2008
competition
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List Of World Heritage Sites In Turkey
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.[1] Turkey accepted the convention on 16 March 1983, making its historical sites eligible for inclusion on the list. As of 2017, there are seventeen World Heritage Sites in Turkey, including fifteen cultural sites and two mixed sites.[2] The first three sites in Turkey, Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği, Historic Areas of Istanbul and Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, were inscribed on the list at the 9th Session of the World Heritage Committee, held in Paris, France in 1985.[3] The latest inscription, Aphrodisias, was added to the list in 2017.[4] World Heritage Sites[edit] The table is sortable by column by clicking on the at the top of the appropriate column; alphanumerically for the Site, Area, and Year columns; by state party fo
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Flag Of Turkey
The flag of Turkey
Turkey
(Turkish: Türk bayrağı) is a red flag featuring a white star and crescent. The flag is often called al bayrak (the red flag), and is referred to as al sancak (the red banner) in the Turkish national anthem. The current design of the Turkish flag is directly derived from the late Ottoman flag, which had been adopted in the late 18th century and acquired its final form in 1844
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Coat Of Arms Of Turkey
The Republic of Turkey
Turkey
has no official national emblem, but the star and crescent (Turkish: ay-yıldız "crescent-star") design from the national flag is in use as de facto emblem, among other things printed on Turkish passports, on Turkish identity cards and diplomatic missions of Turkey. The star and crescent is retained from the 19th-century Ottoman flag, and has acquired its status as de facto national emblem following the abolition of the Ottoman coat of arms in 1922
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Folk Dance
Folk dance
Folk dance
are dances that are developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region. Not all ethnic dances are folk dancesfor example ritual dances or dances of ritual origin are not considered to be folk dances. Ritual dances are usually called "Religious dances" because of their purpose.Play mediaKörtánc - Hungarian (csango) folk danceThe terms "ethnic" and "traditional" are used when it is required to emphasize the cultural roots of the dance. In this sense, nearly all folk dances are ethnic ones
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Turkey
Turkey
Turkey
(Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey
Turkey
(Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti [ˈtyɾcije d͡ʒumˈhuɾijeti] ( listen)), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia
Anatolia
in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.[7] Turkey
Turkey
is bordered by eight countries with Greece
Greece
and Bulgaria
Bulgaria
to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
and Iran
Iran
to the east; and Iraq
Iraq
and Syria
Syria
to the south
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Line Dance
A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each other[citation needed] or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Unlike circle dancing, line dancers are not in physical contact with each other.Line dancing is a form of dance that takes place with a group of people. Participants line up in rows and execute the same movements in a synchronized manner.[1]Everyone dances alone, side by side, facing the same direction in lines or rows. .... Each dance consists of a sequence of steps that are repeated throughout the music. Although a variety of music may be used, the major emphasis is on country-and-western music.[2]Line dancing involves people standing in lines and performing dance movements together. It consists of patterned foot movements that are usually performed to a number of counts per sequence, and then the sequence is repeated
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Thrace
Thrace
Thrace
(/θreɪs/; Modern Greek: Θράκη, Thráke; Bulgarian: Тракия, Trakiya; Turkish: Trakya) is a geographical and historical area in southeast Europe, now split between Bulgaria, Greece
Greece
and Turkey, which is bounded by the Balkan Mountains
Balkan Mountains
to the north, the Aegean Sea
Aegean Sea
to the south and the Black Sea
Black Sea
to the east
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Music Of Turkey
The music of Turkey
Turkey
includes mainly Turkic elements as well as partial influences ranging from Central Asian folk music, Arabic music, Greek music, Ottoman music, Persian music and Balkan music, as well as references to more modern European and American popular music. Turkey is a country on the northeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, and is a crossroad of cultures from across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, the Caucasus
Caucasus
and South and Central Asia The roots of traditional music in Turkey
Turkey
span across centuries to a time when the Seljuk Turks
Seljuk Turks
migrated to Anatolia
Anatolia
and Persia
Persia
in the 11th century and contains elements of both Turkic and pre-Turkic influences
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Konya
Konya
Konya
(Turkish pronunciation: [ˈkon.ja]; Greek: Ἰκόνιον Ikónion, Latin: Iconium) is a major city in south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau and is the seventh-most-populous city in Turkey
Turkey
with a metropolitan population of over 2.1 million
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