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Beyoğlu Conversations

Beyoğlu Municipality brings together the past and the present, music and poetry at the Beyoğlu Chats. At the chats attended by distinguished speakers and guests held monthly, the historical and cultural richness of Beyoğlu is once again revealed before eyes. The notable guests talk about the yesterday, today and future of Beyoğlu.

The first one of the Beyoğlu chats was held in the historical Galata Tower which is the symbol of Beyoğlu Municipality. The first guest of the Beyoğlu chats was historian Professor İlber Ortaylı. Before the chat, theater actor Kenan Işık presented a bouquet of loved poems.
The second site of the Beyoğlu chats was Koç Foundation Museum with Prof. Dr. Murat Belge and actor Müşfik Kenter as guests.

The third one of the “Beyoğlu Chats” was held in Galatasaray Lycee with participation of a group of distinguished guests. Highly esteemed scholar Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haluk Dursun was the speaker in the program. Movie actor Mehmet Aslantuğ contributed to Assoc. Prof. Haluk Dursun’s chat with his poems.

The fourth one of the “Beyoğlu Chats” held monthly by Beyoğlu Municipality had movie writer Atilla Dorsay and movie actress Hülya Koçyiğit chatting on the topic “Beyoğlu and Cinema”.

Murat Evgin added color to the Beyoğlu Chats with his songs.

In the new term of 2006, the first guest of the Beyoğlu Chats was Poet-Researcher-Author Sunay Akın. Many well known names attended the chat where Sunay Akın described Istanbul. The chat was held in Osmanlı Bank Museum.
Another veteran of our world of theater, Ulvi Alacakaptan, was the guest of Beyoğlu Chats in December.
The guest of the Beyoğlu Chats held in Pera Museum in February was journalist writer Cengiz Çandar who talked about Beyoğlu and cities of the world which are similar to Beyoğlu.

The guest for November, of the Beyoğlu Chats organized by Beyoğlu Municipality which has turned into a traditional event was Architect-Author Aydın Boysan.

In December, Selim Ileri, who was the guest of Beyoğlu Chats held in Saint-Benoit Lycee, talked about his impressions and memories of Beyoğlu.

In the Beyoğlu chats which lasted approximately two hours, in the first month of the New Year, where a large number of attendees listened to Hakan Pişkin and Ahmet Ümit with pleasure, the topic was the attractiveness of cities and significance of Beyoğlu.

Two masters were at the Beyoğlu Chats in February 2007. Journalist Photographer Ara Güler and journalist writer Coşkun Aral discussed the beauty of taking photographs in Beyoğlu with Coşkun Aral also acting as the presenter of the evening, asking questions to Ara Güler through the program.

Cinema and Yeşilçam were discussed at the Beyoğlu chats in March with two giant names of the world of cinema as guests. The program, hosting the celebrated director Ülkü Erakalın and famed actor Ediz Hun was viewed by close to 300 attendees with the historical Galatasaray Lycee playing host.

Beyoğlu Chats went through an evening of poems on May 1, 2007. Famed actors of our cinema and TV, Oktay Kaynarca and Selçuk Yöntem were the guests of Beyoğlu Chats. The function, which had as its theme Beyoğlu and Poetry, was hosted by German Culture Center.

The Beyoğlu Chats had a fast start in 2008. Two doyennes of photography, Ara Güler and Şakir Eczacıbaşı were the guests of the Beyoğlu Chats in January as winter fell upon us. There were also a large number of attendees at the chat which was held in the warm setting of Muammer Karaca Theater.

In the last days of 2008, important names of the world of cinema and theater were at the Beyoğlu Chats. Doyennes of Turkish theater and cinema, Erol Günaydın and Göksel Kortay, were the guests of the Beyoğlu Chats in November.
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