The Fire of Anatolia dance show is a dance performance by a professional dance group that is famed throughout Turkey and even the world. It consists of a group of over 100 performers all professionally trained to perform a spectacular that will leave you with a passion for the country and its traditions. Similarly to the Lords of the Dance group that is popular on the British Isles they perform local dances and provide an excellent night of entertainment.
These are not your average dance group as members have been trained by the national ballet and are at the pinnacle of their careers. You are sure to be amazed at their intricate footwork and the speed at which they move will leave you mesmerised. In fact, the group hold a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as they performed a staggering 241 steps per minute. The group was formed in 2001 and has grown to become one of the most breathtaking companies in the world.
The group currently perform two days per week alternating their shows between the Evolution and Troy performances. At one of their performance you will be treated to not only a dynamic dance group but the whole show, from the lighting to the costumes you will be enthralled by the action on stage and likely want to come back for more. With two shows available, why not book both?
In 2024, price of Manavgat Fire of Anatolia is 60 € for adults, 30 € for children between age 7 and 12, free for children under 6 years old.
The show starts promptly at 21:15 on both Tuesdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays you can experience the show entitled ‘Evolution’ and ‘Troy’ is performed on Fridays. You will be met in front of your accommodation by your transfer driver at approximately 20:00 so that you can arrive at the stunning venue in plenty of time to take your priority seats.
Once at the venue you will take your seats in the stunning purpose built Gloria Aspendos Arena, an arena which adds to the authentic atmosphere of the evening. The arena is actually an open air amphitheatre with seats for 5,000 spectators and a large central stage. There are also restaurant and bar facilities at the arena.
The show lasts around 2 hours and after you have spent a glorious evening, experiencing the sights and sounds of this exceptional group, your transfer bus and driver will be waiting to take you back to your accommodation in Manavgat truly happy and content.
Cost of Manavgat Fire of Anatolia is 60 € for adults, 30 € for children between age 7 and 12, free for children under 6 years old in 2024.
Whilst some younger children may not sit still for the duration of the performance older children and adults alike are sure to be enchanted by the costumes, lights, music and exquisite dancing happening on stage.
As the theatre is an amphitheatre there are many steps. If you need special assistance or lower tiered seating please advise the booking team upon reservation. There are limited wheelchair spaces available.
This is the crème de la crème of Turkish nights with an emphasis on art and performance. Whilst some similar dances are represented you should remember that members of the Fire of Anatolia are trained professional dancers, many of whom studied in the most prestigious universities.
There is usually a short break half way through the performance.
Why not come and see for yourself, after all they are record holders!
Including pick up and drop of times you should allow for around 4 hours to complete this excursion.
There is no dress code as such, although it may be worth remembering that this is an open air venue and a long sleeved cardigan or lightweight jacket may be needed on some evenings.
VIP seats are located in the tiers at the centre of the stage. If you prefer to have VIP seating please contact the reservations team.