Turkish Fairytale Hour
In German and in Turkish
Sun, May 02, 2004 4 pm CEST, Reading
ZKM has created Çay Salonu for the literary and musical supporting program accompanying the exhibition Call me ISTANBUL ist mein Name. Çay Salonu will be open throughout the exhibition. In this literary musical tea salon, children, teens, and adults will find extensive literature from Turkish and German authors: fairytales, youth literature, popular nonfiction books, travel guides, poetry, and prose. Çay Salonu, decorated with Turkish carpets, antique kelims and copperwares, is a place for relaxation, exchange, and cultural encounters.

Fairytale hour for children

Turkish fairytale hour
In German and in Turkish, Oya and Sibel unveil the treasures of the Turkish art of storytelling. Accompanied by the Ud [Turkish short-neck lute] and Kanun (Turkish box zither), two traditional instruments used in Ottoman music, they tell their tales of the master thief Ali, the little chickpea, the basil girl, the cheese sack, the three bad luck ravens, the double hunchback, and other characters from the world of Turkish fairytales.
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