There is so much we can learn from this community with its unique culture. Perhaps the most important one is to learn to be happy with small things.
A society living with traditions in modern age. Nomads, settled in mountains villages of Karaburun centuries ago. Their livelihood depends on goat herding.
In Alevism, men and women are regarded as equals, and pray side by side. Unlike most other Muslim practices, Alevi rituals are conducted mostly in Turkish.
Syriacs are the heirs of the ancient Mesopotamian peoples, and they played an important role in the development of civilization in Mesopotamia.
One of my projects was the Grand Bazaar Masters, who continue their jobs today with unwritten rules in Istanbul. Many of them were Armenian and told their life stories.
Antakya (ancient Antioch) is regarded as the second most important center of the Christian world after Jerusalem and holds an important place in the Christian tradition.
Jewish of Antioch
A society consisting of 20 families and 50 people. They come together in a building which became a synagogue 300 years ago to pray.
Georgia and Azerbaijan, as well as Karapapaks the most densely inhabited areas, especially in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey.
People and various folk dancing groups danced their own dances with traditional "Tulum" music over the mountains