August Events in Istanbul

2023 August Event Calendar

August Events in Istanbul

August Events in Istanbul

August Events in Istanbul

Embrace the Rhythm of Istanbul: Concerts to Festivals, the Heart of Fun Beats Here!

Hello, wanderer souls! This month's favorite destination is Istanbul, the capital of history, modernity, flavors, and fun! In this colorful blog post we've prepared for you, we are sharing Istanbul's most enjoyable and vibrant events waiting to be discovered. Get ready to make plans for unforgettable moments, because an unforgettable adventure awaits you in Istanbul! From enchanting music festivals to enjoyable street concerts, from a lively nightlife to traditional flavors, get ready to explore everything. These carefully selected events will not only capture your heart but also open the doors to a fulfilling journey in Istanbul.
Are you ready? Let's step into the enchanting world of Istanbul together!

A Midsummer Night's Festival: An Unforgettable Experience in the Dusty Curtain of History

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Location: Istanbul, Beykoz Kundura

Date: August 4-20, 2023, 9:00 PM

Ticket: Beykoz Kundura

A Midsummer Night's Festival is one of the most anticipated events for music, cinema, and art enthusiasts as summer arrives! Organized in collaboration between Kundura Cinema and Kundura Stage, the festival will take the audience on an unforgettable journey between August 4th and 20th at Beykoz Kundura.

Beykoz Kundura, opening its doors to the peaceful atmosphere of the night, will offer a unique experience by unveiling the dusty curtain of history. The festival will feature special screenings of circus-themed films from a century ago, allowing cinema enthusiasts to get lost in the magical world of the past. It's an opportunity not to be missed for those who wish to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of silent films!

Renowned musician Frank Bockius from Germany, Turkey's pride Korhan Futacı, Islandman, and the legendary figure of the music world, Okay Temiz, will accompany silent film classics with live performances. The artists on stage will add a unique touch to the films with their music, taking the audience on a journey through time. With your eyes closed, you will dive into the enchanting world of the films, mesmerized by the magic of the music.

A Midsummer Night's Festival is not only about music and cinema but also a magnificent event where history and art intertwine. Get ready for this unforgettable night under the stars, intertwined with history, at the mystical venue of Beykoz Kundura. You will savor the depths of your soul with the music and visuals that captivate you during the festival.

The doors of the festival, which begins on August 4th, are waiting for you. Are you ready to step into an unforgettable night this summer? Remember, attending A Midsummer Night's Festival means witnessing the magic of history!

Meeting of Sufi Music with East and West: Mercan Dede Ensemble & Sabahat Akkiraz Concert

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Location: Maximum Uniq Open-Air Venue

Date: August 5, 2023, 9:00 PM

Ticket: Biletix

In the enchanting world of music, moments when different cultures come together to create a brand-new synthesis have always been unforgettable. One of these musical encounters will take place with the unique concert of the world-renowned musician, composer, producer, and DJ, Mercan Dede, together with the esteemed artist of Turkish Folk Music, Sabahat Akkiraz. This special event, where they will blend Sufi music with ethnic instruments from the East and the contemporary form of Western electronic music, promises to offer an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts.

Mercan Dede Ensemble is an exceptional group that presents the mystical atmosphere of the East and traditional Sufi music in a modern perspective. Mercan Dede aims to transport the audience to a different time and space with the ethnic instruments he will use on stage, while also providing a unique experience with the contemporary touch of electronic music.

On the other hand, Sabahat Akkiraz, one of the important representatives of Turkish Folk Music, successfully captivates the audience with her powerful voice and heart-touching interpretations. Reflecting the traditional Turkish melodies in an emotional context, the artist preserves the essence of her music while also offering surprises with different tones.

On August 5, 2023, at 9:00 PM, at the Maximum Uniq Open-Air Venue, Mercan Dede Ensemble and Sabahat Akkiraz will come together for the first time in a long time. Music enthusiasts have already started reserving their spots not to miss this rare encounter.

The fact that the concert will take place in the flawless open-air atmosphere under the stars will make the night even more special. This unforgettable evening, filled with both Mercan Dede's mystical melodies and Sabahat Akkiraz's emotive voice, is an unmissable opportunity for everyone who values music and art.

The mystical melodies of the East and the contemporary music of the West will come together through Mercan Dede Ensemble and Sabahat Akkiraz in this special concert. This magnificent event, taking place on August 5, 2023, at Maximum Uniq Open-Air Venue, promises music enthusiasts an unforgettable night. Are you ready for a music-filled evening? Don't forget to reserve your spot for this musical journey towards the enchanting atmosphere of Sufi music! You can check out Biletix for tickets.

Experience an Unforgettable Music Feast: Calum Scott's Concert in Turkey!

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Location: Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre

Date: August 8, 2023, 9:00 PM

Ticket: Passo

Hello music enthusiasts! The music genius Calum Scott, who shined and captured hearts on the UK's talent hunt show "Britain's Got Talent," is coming to Turkey as part of his unforgettable "Bridges" 2023 World Tour! On August 8, 2023, you have an exciting opportunity to step into the magical world of music at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre.

With his unique voice and touching lyrics, Calum Scott has won the hearts of millions of fans. On August 8, 2023, at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre, he will deliver a magnificent performance that will deeply move the audience. This young talent's captivating stage presence will provide Turkey's fans with an unforgettable music feast.

Calum Scott's "Bridges" world tour is pushing the boundaries of music as it travels around the globe. This exciting tour will enchant music lovers with the artist's mesmerizing performance and powerful vocals. The dedication and passion behind the scenes will take the audience on a journey into the enchanting world of music.

To ensure you don't miss this spectacular event, get your tickets now! Tickets are available at authorized Passo sales points and online platforms. Hurry up to experience an unforgettable night and dive into the magical world of music!

Calum Scott's concert in Turkey is a unique opportunity for music enthusiasts. It will take place on August 8, 2023, at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre. Within the framework of the "Bridges" world tour, you will have the chance to step into the magical world of music and witness the artist's impressive performance up close. We will be delighted to have you among us for this exciting event. Wishing you music-filled days!

Enchanting Encounter in Assos Paşaköy: Borusan Quartet and the Sound of Nature!

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Location: Assos Paşaköy

Date: August 12, 2023, 9:00 PM

The magical beauty of nature and the captivating melodies of classical music are coming together for an unforgettable experience in Assos Paşaköy! The "Sounds of Paşaköy" concert, which will take place on August 12, 2023, promises to be a unique event that brings classical music enthusiasts and nature lovers together. The concert, featuring the renowned Borusan Quartet, will be an unforgettable day where the esteemed couple, Prof. Dr. Eftal Güdemez, a prominent Orthopedic and Traumatology, Hand Surgery, and Microsurgery doctor, and the sculptor Damla Güdemez, will gather with distinguished figures from the art and business world to create unforgettable moments.

Assos Paşaköy is renowned for its unique natural beauty, where the blue of the sea meets the green of the forest. This exceptional setting has become a favorite destination for nature enthusiasts. The "Sounds of Paşaköy" concert will showcase the harmonious fusion of these natural wonders with classical music. The magnificent performance of Borusan Quartet will blend seamlessly with the melodies of nature, offering the audience an unforgettable musical feast.

The special guests of the concert, Prof. Dr. Eftal Güdemez and sculptor Damla Güdemez, are highly esteemed individuals known for their achievements in different disciplines. Prof. Dr. Eftal Güdemez has reached commendable success in the field of medicine with his work and expertise, and he is also known for his interest in classical music. Sculptor Damla Güdemez, on the other hand, has made a lasting impression in the art world with her admirable works, creating aesthetic and emotionally resonant sculptures. This special couple will come together at their residence in Assos Paşaköy for the event, sharing delightful moments with their guests amidst the enchanting atmosphere of nature and classical music.

The "Sounds of Paşaköy" concert, which brings together the warm embrace of nature and the enchanting melodies of classical music, presents an unmissable opportunity for music enthusiasts and nature lovers. With the exceptional performance of Borusan Quartet and the participation of Prof. Dr. Eftal Güdemez and sculptor Damla Güdemez, this event promises a day filled with unforgettable memories. You can also be a part of this unique experience in Assos Paşaköy on August 12, 2023, and witness the mesmerizing fusion of nature and classical music.

Mercury Award-Winning Artist Benjamin Clementine Adds Color to Summer Evenings at PSM Turkcell Stage!

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Location: PSM Turkcell Stage

Date: August 12, 2023, 21:30

Ticket: Passo

While enjoying the hot days of the summer season, music enthusiasts are also being treated to unforgettable moments. This summer, PSM Turkcell Stage, one of Istanbul's favorite concert venues, is offering a packed event for music lovers. Benjamin Clementine, the Mercury Award-winning and appointed as a "Knight of Arts and Literature" by the French government, will be on stage on August 12th, delivering a unique talent and an impressive performance. If you wish to embark on a memorable journey in the enchanting world of music, you must not miss this event!

Benjamin Clementine is a musician who took his first step into the music world with his album "At Least for Now," which won him the Mercury Award. With his distinctive style and captivating lyrics, Clementine mesmerizes his audience and has been honored as a "Knight of Arts and Literature" by the French government for his artistic achievements. This talented artist, known for his stage performances, has garnered a huge fan base worldwide by pushing the boundaries of music.

This special event taking place on August 12th at Zorlu PSM Turkcell Stage is preparing to offer music lovers an unforgettable night. You will be enchanted by Benjamin Clementine's powerful vocals, piano performance, and profound lyrics, immersing you into the magical atmosphere of music. This unique artist, known for his distinctive style, will allow you to embark on an emotional journey through his songs.

The enchanting atmosphere created by Benjamin Clementine on stage will add meaning to your summer evenings. This musician, who will captivate you with his extraordinary performance and energy, is set to mesmerize the audience. This event at PSM Turkcell Stage offers you the chance to meet an artist who pushes the limits of music. Don't forget to get your tickets from Passo for an eventful evening!

The Benjamin Clementine concert, one of the most special events of this summer, is an unmissable opportunity for music enthusiasts. This unforgettable night at PSM Turkcell Stage will enable you to embark on a delightful journey in the enchanting world of music. With his unique style and captivating performance, Benjamin Clementine will add color to your summer evenings. Mark August 12th on your calendar for an unforgettable music experience and don't miss this exceptional event!

DenizBank VoiceUp A Cappella Festival: Get Ready for Turkey's Music Extravaganza!

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Location: Various Venues

Date: August 22-27, 2023

Tickets: Vokal Akademi

Hello music enthusiasts! Get ready for Turkey's most exciting and a cappella music festival: DenizBank VoiceUp A Cappella Festival! This fantastic event will take place at 19 different locations across Istanbul from August 22nd to 27th, 2023, offering unforgettable experiences in music.

Organized under the founder and artistic direction of the successful conductor Başak Doğan, this festival is sponsored by DenizBank. With the participation of 600 musicians, 40 choirs, and vocal groups from both local and international backgrounds, they will create an enchanting atmosphere at the festival.

Managed by renowned instructors and conductors from Europe, the festival will host more than 25 workshops and over 25 concerts, taking music lovers on an unforgettable musical journey. Additionally, the Swedish group "The Real Group," which has been inspiring a cappella music enthusiasts for over 40 years, will perform as the main act, promising a mesmerizing performance.

DenizBank VoiceUp A Cappella Festival is not only for musicians but also for everyone who loves music. The event aims to learn, share, and promote choir and a cappella music in Turkey and will welcome around 600 participants from all over Europe and the world. Moreover, music teachers and choir conductors from various regions of Anatolia will come together at the festival to share their experiences.

If you also want to take a step into the magical world of music and experience an unforgettable journey filled with unique performances, we highly recommend you join the DenizBank VoiceUp A Cappella Festival. This enchanting event, taking place at various venues, will attract not only music enthusiasts but also anyone who appreciates aesthetics and entertainment.

Mark your calendars: August 22-27, 2023. You can get your tickets from Vokal Akademi to participate in this unique music celebration. Are you ready for Turkey's music-filled days? We look forward to welcoming you to the DenizBank VoiceUp A Cappella Festival for unforgettable memories and a music-filled journey!