Les Arts Turcs-Calligraphy Lessons, Istanbul

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Les Arts Turcs was founded by a collection of painters, photographers, artists, singers, journalists, professional guides and entrepreneurs. The aim of Les Arts Turcs is to meet people here internationally and explore little traveled routes of communication between cultures that rarely and often communicate, to bridge artistic and cultural gaps that have formed over centuries in an attempt to take responsibilty for international humanistic heritage.

Activities worked by Les Arts Turcs include_once: ethnic music, Ottoman, Turkish/Greek, Turkish/Armenian, Turkish/Gypsie, Turkish-Pop, Jews and Folk, and Sufi music. There is also full guidance as to the process of the Whirling Dervish ceremony, and Sufi community in Turkey. Les Arts Turcs gives painting, henna,ebru paper-marblizing and calligraphy classes (has a permanent exhibition of paintings, statuettes, and art at its Sultanahmet address)Turkish food workshops,testing tours.Photo workhops. It is a meeting place for local and international artists -- journalists, writers, painters, photographers, professional guides, and others.
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  • Different Art- Ottoman Calligraphy This was love from the very early start- Calligraphy. When first I visited Istanbul in 1981 I noticed the hidden treasures of this great art- Ottoman Calligraphy...  more »
  • My fiance and I had the most wonderful time at the Turkish Tile painting class this past weekend. We learned a lot about the history and art of Turkish tile and did our beginner's best to honor the...  more »
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