December 30, 2019 – February 03, 2020

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Dear Bilkent News Readers,

The Bilkent News Editorial Board wishes you a healthy and prosperous New Year – may all your dreams and expectations be fulfilled! The next issue of Bilkent News will come out on February 4.


Friday, January 17, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall


Michael Maciaszczyk, conductor/violin

A. Vivaldi | “The Four Seasons,” Op. 8


Saturday, February 1, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Beethoven 250” (I)

Masane Ota, conductor

Önder Baloğlu, violin

Çağdaş Özkan, piano

Nil Kocamangil, violoncello

L. van Beethoven | Triple Concerto, Op. 56

L. Andriessen | “The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven” for orchestra and ice-cream vendor’s bell

G. Gershwin | “An American in Paris”


Saturday, February 8, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Rhythmic Dances”

Pablo Rus Broseta, conductor

Christoph Sietzen, percussion

Elman Mecid, percussion

A. Dorman | Double-Percussion Concerto, “Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!”

S. Rachmaninov | Symphonic Dances, Op. 45


Until January 13

A mixed exhibition of paintings and ceramics will be open in the Library Art Gallery every day (except Sundays and Mondays) through January 13. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Thursday, January 2

“New Approach for Designing cVEP BCI Stimuli Based on Superposition of Edge Responses,” by Muhammad Nabi Yasinzai (Bilkent University), at EE-314, 1:30 p.m. Organized by EE.



Extended Hours at the Library

To help students prepare for final exams, the Bilkent University Main Campus Library is staying open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on weekends through January 14. These extended opening hours apply only to the reading rooms in A Block; there is no circulation service after 11:30 p.m. During this period, the East Campus Library is open from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and closed on weekends.

Exceptions to these hours will be on December 31, when both the Main and East Campus Libraries will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 5 p.m., and on January 1, when the East Campus Library will be closed.

As a convenience for late-night library users, shuttle service from campus to Tunus Street in the city center will be available every day from December 24 through January 15 (except January 1), with the bus leaving the Main Campus Library building at 3:15 a.m.