How about a night in the heart of Turkish culture surrounded by mesmerizing music and a great dance show? If you say yes, we invite you to Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Troy Dance Show! This amazing dance group will tell you about the mystical ancient times with their professional dances in a few hours and this will be the night you will never forget.
Aspendos Fires of Anatolia or in other words Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Troy is the world famous Turkish dance company consisting of 120 dancers and numerous choreographers and technical staff. The group performs a spectacular dance show that is a synthesis of traditional folk dances of Anatolia with modern dances and ballet. The main idea behind this wonderful dance show is the meeting of different civilizations. During your experience you will be told the story of Troy, a myth as old as the Holy Book.
This is the oldest and best-known story of mankind, in which dreams and truth, science and utopia are mixed. This amazing legend was brought to mind by an Anatolian poet in ancient times and is now being told to you by this professional dance troupe. Anatolia Dance Show Group’s Aspendos Fire brings the myth of Troy to life. They welcome this immortal composition of art history to their motherland after three thousand years. The enlightened city that embellished the dreams of world leaders through the ages, from Hittite King Tuthalia to Alexander the Great to Caesar of the Roman Empire; from the Persian king Kserkses to Constantine of the Byzantine Empire, from Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
The scream from the ruins of Troy and the revival of a mystical dream of 3000 years… This breathtaking story is told to over 40 million people in more than 90 countries to date by the magnificent performances of the professional dancers of Fires of Anatolia.
If you want to get better acquainted with Turkish culture and history through dance and music, this incredible show is the best choice in your vacation this summer. Take a night out for this amazing performance, you will never regret. With Aspendos Fire of Manavgat Anatolia Dance Show, you will find yourself in another world once the music starts and you won’t understand how time flies.
Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Dance Show price is 60 Euro for adults, 30 Euro for children from 4 to 11 years old and for children under 3 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Tour days: Daily
Tour duration: From 17:00 to 01:00
Manavgat Hotels Transfer: Pick up from your hotel
In the evening at 5pm you will be picked up from your hotel and taken by comfortable bus to the town of Aspendos where you will see a great show.
You will be taken to the Aspendos Arena, specially built for the performances of the Ensemble Fires of Anatolia with a capacity of 17,000 spectators. With anxious anticipation, you take a seat and the show begins.
Incredible sound, beautiful shiny costumes, professional movements and a huge stage will amaze you. You will follow every move of the dancers, worry for the heroes, marvel at bravery or deceit, shudder and exclaim, be angry and touched. The show will leave a lasting impression on you. Enjoyment is guaranteed. After the end of the show, at 11pm, you will be taken back to your hotel by the same bus, surprised and delighted.
Thanks to Homer, the famous Greek writer, the world got to know Troy. According to sources, the legend of the Three and the Trojan War was told by Ozan, a storyteller from Anatolia. Today the poem is of great cultural and historical value. The interest in the mysterious city has not left mankind for many years and led the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann to a sensational find. He discovered a treasure in the Turkish city of Canakkale (Ilion) and proved the reality of Troy ‘s existence . Now the statue of the Trojan horse stands proud in this city.
Homer’s story was set in 1180 BC. when Troy was a prosperous city and viewed with envy by its malevolent neighbors. The battle for the city lasted about 10 years. The first spark to ignite the fires of war was the beautiful Helena , queen of Sparta, who was kidnapped by the Trojan prince Paris in a fit of passion.
The long, arduous war might have lasted even longer had it not been for the Greek Kluge. As a sign of reconciliation, a giant wooden horse was offered to the enemy as a gift. And what was the surprise of the Trojans, who accepted this fateful gift with relief when armed soldiers sprang out. The city fell almost instantly. The legend of this cunning strategic move could not be forgotten, and now school programs from almost all over the world are telling this amazing story.
Ensemble Fire of Anatolia was born in 2001 when its irreplaceable leader, Mustafa Erdogan, invented great things. He put out an ad for dancers and more than 750 people applied. A strict and talented director was able to create a magnificent ensemble of the best dancers, and in 2002 presented the formed team and the first real show to the audience.
Today, the Fires of Anatolia have many awards, perform all over the world and hold two Guinness Book records for the fastest dance performance and the largest audience of 400,000 people. The performances of the ensemble are successfully held before the presidents of the countries in Formula 1 and Eurovision. Tons of scraps of fabric, beautiful decorations, and gorgeous decorations that many workers worked on made the performance a real art. Perfectly selected music and interesting choreography in harmony create an enchanting show from which one cannot tear oneself away.
The performance “Troy” is one of the most famous shows of the ensemble. It tells the story of a great city and a great war. The universal language of music and dance speaks better than any other language in the world. You will understand everything without words. The language of emotions is immediately transmitted to the viewer in the heart. And the heart doesn’t need a translator.
You will experience, resent, love and suffer along with the heroes. The huge stage will surprise you with its size. Realistic decorations will immerse you in the ancient past. The highest acting of the actors will not allow you to sneak in a single drop of doubt about what is happening on the stage. You will be fascinated and excited to the limit.
For the staging of the play “Troja” 150 robots are used, 150,000 watts of electricity are consumed. Designed and sewed two thousand suits, used 12,000 meters of fabric, 3150 buckles and hair clips, sewed 200 pairs of shoes. The costumes weigh 2.5 tons and the stage itself is 1300 square meters.
All this together is a grandiose, top-class show and a true work of modern art. You will definitely enjoy what you see. After the end of the show, at 11:00 p.m., full of impressions and emotions, you will return to your hotel to digest what you have seen and want more. The fire of the Anatolia show will be remembered forever and you will talk about it and pass the legend of three by word of mouth for many, many years to come.
Adult: 60 €
Child: 30 €
We recommend booking Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Troy Dance Show early to secure your spot. If you book on Onlineexcursions.com you can cancel up to 24 hours before the start of the tour for a full refund.
The price for Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Troy Dance Show from Side includes transfer from your hotel to Gloria Aspendos Arena, entrance ticket to Fires of Anatolia Show and English-speaking guide.
Manavgat Fire of Anatolia Troy Dance Show starts from 17:00 to 01:00. The total tour time is approximately 8 hours.