Turkey is a country straight in the middle of east and West so there are cultural impacts. Turkish dating culture is in the same situation. There are liberal and conservative people in turkey regarding to dating before marriage. If you are going to live in big cities like Istanbul, Ankara or Izmir you will find it more liberal. But instead, if you are going to live in eastern or in middle Anatolia you will find that Turkish dating culture is more conservative.
I came in Turkey in 2004 and first times I had it difficult to get used with high context culture in Turkey. Below I will write 4 examples about turkey high context culture and this way you can understand me better.
1.Time is flexible
For Turkish people time is flexible so they are not punctual at all. They easily be late to somewhere.
There is a hierarchy in family and the rules are strict. Mostly the daddy’s will is an order for kids. Older people always know it better.
Eurovision is an made, each year organization. Turkey in 2011 Eurovision Song Contest held in Germany to represent the Yuksek Sadakat - Live it up. Yuksek Sadakat, known for rock music group in Turkey. Below, you can for Eurovision "Live it up" listen to the song.
T.C. Culture and Tourism Ministry and T.C. Istanbul Governor's Office under the auspices of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and the support of TIM; Shopping Centre Investors Association (AYD), Shopping Centers and Retailers Association (AMPD), and United Brands Association (UBA) in coordination with Istanbul Shopping Fest (ISF), Istanbul, the world's shopping, culture into the entertainment center.
Held between 18 March to 26 April 2011, this huge organization, activities, history is full of enthusiasm, flavors and colors of the color adds to the fun center of Istanbul.