International Tennis Tournament in Istanbul
The TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships hold at the Sinan Erdem in Istanbul, Turkey, through 2013. In Esans Hotel, we welcomed many guests who have attended. In old city Sultanahmet area, it is easy to reach WTA championships area. It moves to the Singapore Sports Hub in Singapore for the 2014-2018 stagings. The singles event at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, which features eight players, begins as a round robin event, with four players in the Red Pool and four in the White Pool.
13.th Istanbul Biennal
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts has been organising the Istanbul Biennial since 1987. The biennial aims to create a meeting point in İstanbul in the field of visual arts between artists from diverse cultures and the audience. The eleven biennials İKSV has organised up to now have enabled the formation of an international cultural network between local and international art circles, artists, curators and art critics by bringing together new trends in contemporary art every two years. It is easily accessible by Tramway from old city Istanbul Esans Hotel.
Istanbul Film Festival
The 32nd Istanbul Film Festival will take place 30 March–14 April 2013. The submissions period for feature-length fiction and documentary films has started. Please note that short films are not included in the festival program. During the opening ceromony of last year's festival, the new film of Terence Davies "The Deep Blue Sea" was performed. This year's opening ceremony is eagerly expected.
Guitarist Mark Knopfler comes to Istanbul
Legendary Guitarist Mark Knopfler will perform in Istanbul as part of his new album "Privateering" World Tour.The concert will take place in Sinan Erdem Salon in Istanbul. Concert visitors will be informed in detailed about the direction to the saloon by Hotel front desk in Esans hotel in Istanbul old city. Esans Hotel is a music lover Hotel and very eager to share musical culture with all different people in the world.
STING and Again Unforgettable Concert
Following the success of Sting’s 2011 – 2012 world tour, the Back to Bass tour is returning to Europe. On November 26, 2012, Sting performed at the Atakoy Athletizm Arena in Istanbul, joined by a 5-piece band including Dominic Miller (guitar), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals). http://www.theotheristanbul.com/sting-in-istanbul/ & http://www.facebook.com/events/423068224405664/ "
Sting again visits Beyoglu and tastes Turkish traditional alcholic drink RAKI in Taksim as he did in the past.He enjoys local life and visits important sights in Istanbul Old City. http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/sting-brings-legendary-hits-to-istanbuls-stage.aspx?pageID=238&nID=29106&NewsCatID=383