Religious Holidays Turkey

Ramazan in Turkey 2014

Today Saturday the 28th of June is the first day of Ramazan (Ramadan). Ramazan is the 9th…

Ramazan Living in Turkey

Ramazan is a special time during the Islamic calender and time that I have come to like…

What is Ramazan?

Ramazan (Ramadan) in Turkey is an important time for Muslims in Turkey. Ramazan is the 9th month…

The Day of Aşure in Turkey

Living in Turkey you will come across the famous Aşure Pudding (pronounced “ah-shu-reh” in Turkish)  or Noah’s Pudding. …

Muharram in Turkey and the Rice Party

Have you ever heard of a Rice Party in Turkey? No, neither had I until a found…

Kurban Bayram Traditions | Bayram Traditions

Kurban Bayram Traditions and Greetings. Kurban Bayram is like our Christmas its, the end of the pilgrimage…

Kurban Bayram | What is Kurban Bayram

Kurban Bayram or Eid al-Adha is one of the most important holidays in the Islamic Calendar and…

Miraç Kandili | Kandili Nights Turkey

Known as ‘Miraç Kandili’ in Turkish, Lailat al-Mi’raj marks Prophet Mohammed’s night journey to heaven and is…

The Meaning of Kandil | The Five Holy Nights

Kandil or the Five Holy Nights are celebrated throughout Turkey each year.  The meaning of Kandil comes…

Seker Bayram (Sugar Holiday) | Ramazan Holiday

Today we went to the Town Centre to do a little shopping and the atmosphere was full…