The Purge: Media Under Seige

The Purge: Media Under Seige

“Every creation, living organism in this universe strives for peace and harmony, but as humans we pollute the world with hatred, jealousy and anger,” Ayhan Cetin, Executive Director for the Turquoise Harmony Institute stated, “We do this...


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The Role of Interfaith on Women Empowerment

The Role of Interfaith on Women Empowerment

Turquoise Women Platform hosted a panel discussion, “The Role of Interfaith on Women Empowerment”...


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Statement on the recent developments in Turkey

Statement on the recent developments in Turkey

News media reported about developments in Turkey today regarding actions of Turkish Armed Forces...


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The 14th International Festival of Language and Culture

The 14th International Festival of Language and Culture

Guests were dazzled with spectacular performances during the 2016 International Festival for Language and Culture, when students representing 13 countries took to stage to celebrate the diversities across the world.


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The Art for Peace exhibition and the launch of THI’s new quarters in Sandton

The Art for Peace exhibition and the launch of THI’s new quarters in Sandton

Once again, Turquoise Harmony Institute has demonstrated its commitment to promote love, peace, dialogue, tolerance, forgiveness and harmony for all humanity. This cause was recently seen during...


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Our Common Humanity

Our Common Humanity

Turquoise Harmony Institute (THI) in collaboration with the Department of Religious Affairs at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) recently hosted...


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THI hosts Kilim & Ndebele themed Coffee Night

THI hosts Kilim & Ndebele themed Coffee Night

Friday the 13th is usually considered an unfavourable day to most, however, that night proved quite the contrary at the offices of the Turquoise Harmony Institute (THI).


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UNGA Conference 2015

UNGA Conference 2015

Archbishop Desmond Tutu awarded Gülen Peace award

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African Union Commission chair receives Gülen peace award

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The Istanbul Summit 2016: Reconsidering Gender Equality and Peaceful Societies

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Coffee Night brings different cultures together

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Turquoise Harmony Institute 2014 Dialogue Dinner Series Report

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Upcoming Events

16 November

“All in Art, Art in All” [Art Exhibition & Discussion]

It is not by hazard that “All in Art, Art in All” was chosen as theme of our exhibition and talk, it is one of the ways we can bring around our philosophical reflection to prove the fact that humanism (naturalism) cannot be separated from peoples’ diversified cultures, spiritualties and…

27 October

Coffee Night: ‘Food for Social Cohesion’

Turquoise Harmony Institute [THI] hopes to host its 3rd Coffee Night under the theme, ‘Food for Social Cohesion’. The affair is due to take place on the night of the 28th October. THI wants to share an experience in which we understand the important roles food plays in different faith…

13 October

THI Movie Night: The Look of Silence

The Turquoise Harmony Institute on the night of Friday, the 14th of October will host a movie night. The movie to be displayed, “The Look of Silence” was nominated for the best documentary at the Oscars in 2016. The Look of Silence is a movie by Joshua Oppenheimer and has…