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A photography exhibition on religious and cultural diversity in Turkey

28 January- 1 February 2013

“Sharing the Sunlight” Photography Exhibition displays profiles from the lives of people living in Turkey with all their differences and similarities to reflect the religious and cultural diversity of the country. Photographs were taken in Antakya, Istanbul, Mardin, Trabzon, Balıkesir, Antalya, and Van.

    Sharing the sunlight...

    The photography exhibition depicting the stories of the people sharing the same sunlight and living together brotherly for centuries, reflects snapshots from people’s daily lives, their way of celebrating holidays, their prayers, and prayer places of people of different religions living in Turkey.

    The exhibition also covers a selection of restored prayer places of the Christian and Jewish communities in Turkey. All these restorations that have recently been carried out are funded by Turkish public sources. Alongside the main exhibition there is a documentary film including interviews and a video slide show with additional photographs.

    Organised by the Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre London

    12 Star Gallery 
    The 12 Star Gallery is located at Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU and shows work which celebrates the creativity and cultural diversity that is the hallmark of the European Union. The gallery is open from 10am-6pm, Monday to Friday.

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