Where has İstanbul’s
entertainment culture come
from — and where is it going?

Salt Beyoğlu

December 1, 2011 18.30

Fırat Kasapoğlu
SALT Beyoğlu 2. Floor

Fırat Kasapoğlu studied electronics technics at Boğaziçi University and communications and production at the University of New Orleans. He worked as the production director of İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) from 1984-1986 and founded The Partners in 2004. Kasapoğlu is the founding director of Turkey’s Entertainment Sector Association (TESDER); a lecturer at İstanbul Bilgi University, Department of Performing Arts Management; a council member of the Chamber of Commerce (İTO); director of the 12th Culture and Arts Committee; founding member of the İstanbul Young Entrepreneurs Association (İSGİD); and director of the ORA project, Turkey’s first urban entertainment center.