A fantastic dance show that all the family will relish. The Fire of Anatolia dance show depicts the story of Troy and explains in colourful dance the most famous of Greek mythology. Using no less than 120 professional dancers, choreographer Mustafa Erdogan has created a masterpiece which guests are raving about. Held in a stunning outdoor amphitheatre with a seating capacity of just under 5,000 people you will enjoy this performance that takes part on the world’s biggest stage. Do not miss this once in a lifetime show.
The fire of Anatolia is a collection of hundreds of folk dances, music and stories from across Turkey’s regions. Influenced by our Greek mythology and captivating history the performance will transport you back in time to when the fire would rise powered by the ancient mosaic of love, cultural history and peace here in Anatolia. In particular, the works of the famous poet Homer are brought to life through the dramatic medium of dance. In total thirteen different scenes will take you on an explosive, musical journey through the ancient Greek myths and legends. You will be left enthralled and amazed by the skill and talent of the dance troupe and by the captivating stories of our past.
The world’s fastest dance takes place during the performance which is performed at a remarkable 241 steps per minute. Nowhere else in the world can you witness this amazing sight.The show itself has been performed in over 85 different countries including China and the USA but it is right here in Turkey that the dancers and characters really come to life.
As if the show itself is not a spectacle enough. The surroundings where you enjoy the evening have to be seen to be believed. The Fire of Anatolia takes place on the world’s largest stage. 1,300 square metres of stage is supported by 2,500 square metres of background and effects. You will join the rest of the audience in the huge outdoor amphitheatre that seats almost 5,000 guests. As the pre-show atmosphere builds up you will feel what it must have been like back in Roman times as the public waited to be entertained in this very spot.
The performance begins at 9.15pm. It’s a good idea to bring a jumper of a rug as it can sometimes get chilly in the evenings. Your tour price includes pick up and drop off from your hotel in Alanya as well as entrance tickets to the free seating area in the arena.
The ancient city of Troy was first discovered by German architect Heinrich Schliemann in the late 19th century. Since then historians and members of the public have been fascinated by the stories and myths that this city holds. The Fire of Anatolia Troy is a remarkable dance performance that will transport you back in time to the lives of Greek legends and warriors. Over 120 of the worlds best dancers will entertain you with 13 different scenes depicting our rich and important past. Marvel at the works of Homer as they are brought to life in dance and become spell bound by the world’s fastest dance routine. Great for family visitors and friends alike this award winning show is a must see during your time here in Alanya.
Pick up: Our friendly, local drivers will come and collect you from your hotel after you have had dinner. We’ll then take a short drive to the stunning, outdoor amphitheatre which is the setting for this one of a kind performance.
Fire of Anatolia: Sit back and enjoy the show as over 120 dancers work their magic on the world’s largest stage. Be regaled by the tales of Homer as we journey though a myriad of Greek mythological stories and legends. There’s so much excitement and suspense as we move from one dance to the next. The music will take over you and you’ll feel like you are centuries away in the ancient city of Troy.
The Show: Once you watch the show it is easy to see why these dancers were chosen to perform at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics as well as in destinations such as Madison Square Gardens in New York. Each costume has been meticulously created to give the audience as much pleasure as possible. The amount of work and preparation that goes into each and every scene is obvious to see and treat to behold. Over 35 million people around the world have enjoyed the show and now it is your turn.
Troy: Known as Wilusa by the Hittites and situated in region of Canakkale in the Dardanelles, this city is better known to the world through it’s Greek name of Troy. It is a legendary place that is home to the most famous of Greek mythology. Dreams and truth, science and utopia merge into one in Troy and it is rightly the city where your performance will be based.
Return Back: Following the show our driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Alanya.
I’ve heard about it before and I booked it out of curiosity. Now, I can say with confidence that this show blew my mind. The dancers were extremely skilled, and the performances were true perfections!!!! At a point I felt overwhelmed with emotions, I felt blessed while watching it. I really want to suggest this show to all of you, even if you are not really interested in the cultural aspect of it. The theatre was full of people and I liked the outdoor setting and atmosphere. The lights, the music, and the impressive performances made our evening memorable. Solid gold! Recommended!