SEPTEMBER

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ERDOGAN'S EMPIRE

A masterful overview of the power politics in the Middle East and Turkey's place in it by revered historian Dr. Soner Cagaptay, director of the Washington Institute.

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Fight Kulup

Born and raised in the down-trodden town of Kreuzberg in Berlin, rapper Hakan Durmus, a.k.a. 'Killa Hakan' is the unsung hero of Turkish-German youth. His latest album 'Fight Kulup' highlights the tough side of life facing Turks in Germany.

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ORMAN KANUNLARI

The debut album by newcomer Turkish-German rapper Ferhat Yilmaz, known by his stage name 'Ben Fero' became a phenomenon in Turkey with his hit "Demet Akalin".

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TULUM

Coskun Uysal is an experienced chef in Australia's Turkish restaurant scene. He owns Tulum restaurant in Melbourne and recently wrote a cookbook, sharing the secret recipes of his success.

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SUSAMAM

“Susamam” (Can’t stay silent), by rapper Şanışer featuring 18 rappers decrying social injustice and environmental issues is a rap rhapsody that became an internet sensation overnight around the world.

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OLAY

A critical report of the social injustice and war-prone global politics, Ezhel's latest single became an internet sensation overnight, reaching over a million fans within the first 24 hours.

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FRIDAY NIGHT

Highly playlisted and charted worldwide, DJ Burak Yeter’s latest single ‘Friday Night’ topped the charts in Italy.

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Madonnas letzter Traum

2019 Goethe Medal awardee Doğan Akhanlı portrays a refugee history of an obsessive tragic love. The story is set in Germany, Poland and Turkey during the Nazi period, with traces searched for decades.

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CELEBRITIES

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Ozan Ceyhun
Diplomat

Appointed as Turkey's Ambassador to Austria, Turkish-German politician and diplomat Ozan Ceyhun is a former Member of Parliament for Germany's SPD and a consultant for AK Parti.

VIENNA, AUSTRIA
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Memet Ali Alabora
ACTOR

Acquitted from the seven-year saga of the baseless Gezi Park case, exilee actor Memet Ali Alabora tours Europe playing an adaptation of Nazım Hikmet’s ‘Memleketimden Insan Manzaraları’.

CARDIFF, WALES, UK
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Osman Kavala
BUSINESSMAN

Detained in a high-security prison in Turkey for 840 days, Turkish-French businessman Kavala is freed after a surprise ruling for the acquittal of all defendants of the Gezi trial, but arrested for another case.

PARIS, FRANCE
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Aslı Erdoğan
AUTHOR

Charged for 'terror propaganda', facing up to 9 years in prison, exiled author Aslı Erdogan, is acquitted. Her case had started in 2016 for her involvement in the publication of Ozgur Gundem.

FRANKFURT, GERMANY
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Ahu Gümrah Dumanlı
CHEMIST

Researcher at the University of Manchester, BP's ICAM Kathleen Lonsdale Research Fellow, materials chemist Ahu Dumanlı is awarded £1 million for research funds on bio-inspired functional materials.

MANCHESTER, UK
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Elanur Akıncı
STUDENT

Student at Sehit Fatih Satir Bilim ve Sanat Merkezi, 4th grader Elanur Akinci came first place among 7,328 contestants at the Canada based ‘International Caribou Mathematics Competition’.

IZMIR, TURKEY
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Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu
ACTOR

Playing the lead role of Fatih Sultan Mehmet in the recent Netflix series 'Rise of Empires: Ottoman', talented actor Uzumoglu received top rating, ranking 114th, right after Tom Cruise in the IMDb listings.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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Gulten Kaya
PRODUCER

Residing in France on a self-imposed exile since 1999, the wife of the late protest folk singer Ahmet Kaya took legal action to stop the screening of a biopic, filmed without her family's approval.

PARIS, FRANCE
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Hatice Altug
SCIENTIST

Associate professor at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Altug works on the development of powerful, next-generation health diagnostic tools using nanoparticles and light.

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
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Memet Kilic
ATTORNEY

Former German Green Party deputy, attorney Memet Kılıç is facing an arrest warrant over insulting President Erdoğan in an interview he gave to online news website ABC in July 2017.

HEIDELBERG, GERMANY
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We bring you a catalog of award-winning films, books, music, and every-day essentials, from world-renowned Turkish artists, designers, directors and professionals from all industries.

These cultural ambassadors represent Turkey with great talent and success and are the heroes of every Turkish Expatriate. We are honored to refer to them as "Turkuaz Celebrities". 

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Turkuaz Store is a key component of Turkuaz Magazine, a digital video-magazine that caters to the collective experience of Turks living abroad.

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