Istanbul Culture and Art Events: June 2024

The month of June, which brings with it brand-new hopes and dreams, is even more beautiful with cultural and artistic events in Istanbul! A program full of wonderful concerts, theater and dance shows is waiting for those who would like to welcome the summer season while having fun. Let's check out the cultural and artistic events that will take place in Istanbul in June together!


The Immortal Work of Stefan Zweig Is on The Stage: Letter from an Unknown Woman

Letter from an Unknown Woman, one of the most successful works of the famous writer Stefan Zweig, is adapted to the stage with the successful performance of theater actress Dilara Esen. The work, published in 1922, is about the letters a famous novelist receives from a woman he met years ago but does not remember much of. Letter from an Unknown Woman, which can deeply analyze the psychological analysis of love, will be on ADT Stage on certain days between June 1-14, at 18.15.


A Dreamy Music Festival: Ayta Sözeri - Dream Concerts

Ayta Sözeri, one of the powerful voices of Turkish music, is preparing to give her fans an unforgettable musical feast with her popular songs and magnificent stage performance. You can listen to Ayta Sözeri, who started her music career by performing backing vocals for famous artists, including Sezen Aksu, at İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre on Wednesday, June 5, at 21.00.


A Unique Dance Show: Barcelona Flamenco Ballet - Carmen

Barcelona Flamenco Ballet (BFB), an international dance company founded by David Gutiérrez in 2017, blends traditional flamenco dance with modern ballet. The group, which makes a difference with its original understanding of art, brings a new fresh air to dance with its new project based on the Carmen myth. This unique dance show adapts French composer Georges Bizet's 4-act opera Carmen to today's modern social realities. Barcelona Flamenco Ballet plans to give its audience an unforgettable night with the dance show that will take place at the CRR Concert Hall on June 7 and 8, at 20.00.


A Play That You Can't Get Tired of Watching: Sevgili Arsız Ölüm Dirmit

Famous author Latife Tekin's first book, Sevgili Arsız Ölüm Dirmit, published in 1983, is brought to the theater stage, directed by Hakan Emre Ünal. Sevgili Arsız Ölüm Dirmit presents the survival struggle of a large family migrating from the village to the city from the perspective of the young daughter in the family, Dirmit. Presenting Nezaket Erden's fascinating performance, Sevgili Arsız Ölüm Dirmit will open its curtains for theater enthusiasts at the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre on Sunday, June 9, at 21.00.


Get Ready for a Legendary Night with the Superstar: Ajda Pekkan & Arkadaşları

Ajda Pekkan, one of the strongest voices in Turkish pop music ever, is preparing for a wonderful concert that will be remembered for years to come. In this big concert, Ajda Pekkan will sing her legendary songs, which have an important place in her music career with the most famous artists in Turkey such as Sıla, Nilüfer, Cem Adrian and Işın Karaca. Take your place at BJK Tüpraş Stadium on Wednesday, June 12, at 21.00 to not miss the chance to watch this special concert that will strike the world of Turkish music!


An Unusual Experience Blending Entertainment and Detective: Eğlenceli Cinayetler Kumpanyası - Sette Cinayet

Eğlenceli Cinayetler Kumpanyası, which has been offering an extraordinary show experience with its interactive detective games since 2015, this time will be on the stage with its play called Sette Cinayet. The director of Eğlenceli Cinayetler Kumpanyası, written by Selin Atasoy and the first play that uses this format in Turkey, is the popular artist Okan Bayülgen. The play, featuring talented actors such as Melda Gür, Merve Sevi, Özge Oktar Besen and Didem Sökmen, will be in front of the audience at Dada Salon Kabarett on June 5 and 14, at 20.30.


An Unforgettable Night for Music Fans: Roger Sanchez Performance

Grammy award-winner DJ / Producer Roger Sanchez, known as the legend of electronic dance music, is coming to İstanbul for an unforgettable performance. Roger Sanchez, who has written many songs that have turned the music charts upside down, proved his success once again with his song "Again", which went viral around the world last year. This big event, which will start at 20.00 on Friday, June 21st and continue with the afterparty, will take place at Klein Phönix Park.


Big Surprise for Rock&Roll Fans: Deep Purple Concert

Deep Purple, which has many immortal songs such as "Burn", "Perfect Strangers", "Highway Star" and "Hurricane" whose albums have sold more than 100 million copies all over the world, meets its fans in İstanbul! Legendary music group Deep Purple, who has released more than 22 albums in their music career spanning over 50 years, will be at the KüçükÇiftlik Park stage on Tuesday, June 25, at 18.00.