#istanbul Video: “Sounds of Istanbul”

In Uncategorized on January 26, 2017 at 15:37


Video & Music produced by Istanbul Monkeys using 246 sounds of objects and city sounds. The mixing was completed in one month. For 15 days we recorded videos of unique moments we came across in Istanbul. I hope you enjoy it…

Director Mali Arsan
Music & Sound design by Ozan Hatipoğlu
Mali Arsan
Mamadou Akili
Ertuğrul Salih Doğan
Efe Arsan
Kutay Başpınar
Drone havadayı
Editting Mali Arsan
Coordinator Sinan Çelik
Special Thanx to
Gökçe Bala Yıldırım

In other news:

Istanbul Airport prepares for new snowfall

The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ) at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on Jan. 25 stepped up preparations against a forecasted new

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes – review


This history of the queen of cities through the ages is important, entertaining and impressively researchedCities all rise and fall, wrote the French author Pierre Gilles in the 16th century. Except one. “Constantinople alone seems to claim a kind of immortality and will continue to be a city as long as humanity shall live either to inhabit or rebuild it.” There always has been something special about the glorious metropolis nestled on the banks of the Bosphorus, at the point where Europe and Asia meet.

Istanbul bookshop that transports young Syrians back home


Founder of city’s first Arabic bookshop lets children read in their own language and escape the isolation of refugee life

Tucked in a corner across from Istanbul’s Kariye museum is a haven for young Syrians who want to do one simple thing: read. Pages, a bookstore and cafe, represents one man’s ambitious quest to change the lives of Syrian youth.

Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace is facing risk of collapse, as it has been determined that the ground on which it is situated is sliding toward the Sarayburnu district on the coast of the Marmara Sea

Istanbul Still Ranks


Mavi Boncuk |

Mastercard has released its Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world.
Measured by the number of international overnight visitors, the study, now in its seventh year, predicts which countries will be the most visited in 2016.
From the Asia-Pacific region to Europe to the Middle East and Africa, here are the 20 cities set to see the most visitors this year:
20) Prague, Czech Republic – 5.81 million international visitors
19) Shanghai, China – 6.12 million international visitors
18) Vienna, Austria – 6.69 million international visitors
17) Osaka, Japan – 7.02 million international visitors
16) Rome, Italy – 7.12 million international visitors
15) Taipei, Taiwan – 7.5 million international visitors
14) Milan, Italy – 7.65 million international visitors
13) Amsterdam, Netherlands – 8 million international visitors
12) Barcelona, Spain – 8.20 million international visitors
11) Hong Kong, China – 8.37 million international visitors
10) Seoul, South Korea – 10.20 million international visitors
9) Tokyo, Japan – 11.70 million international visitors
8) Istanbul, Turkey – 11.95 million international visitors
7) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 12.02 million international visitors
6) Singapore – 12.11 million international visitors
5) New York City, USA – 12.75 million international visitors
4) Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15.27 million international visitors
3) Paris, France – 18.03 million international visitors
2) London, England – 19.88 million international visitors
1) Bangkok, Thailand – 21.47 million international visitors

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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