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Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side

The renowned Fire of Anatolia festival captivates its audience with spellbinding dance displays. Your destination is Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side, Turkey’s premier dance showcase. The performance enchants with its dynamic pacing, visually striking movements, vivid costumes, and vibrant ambiance. It’s a sought-after experience for many travelers to Side, Turkey, offering an unforgettable evening. The spectacle features 120 dancers, whose talent has been showcased across 90 countries, ensuring a mesmerizing experience for all who attend.

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Experience Fire of Anatolia’s Record-Breaking Show

The Fire of Anatolia, a Turkish dance troupe consisting of 120 performers, showcases a rich array of choreographic talent and technical expertise. This group has graced stages in over 80 countries, including notable performances in the United States, China, and Japan, captivating more than 32 million viewers. This 3-hour event invites you to immerse yourself in a dance spectacle like no other. The troupe is celebrated for achieving the fastest dance routine at 242 steps per minute and attracting the largest audience of approximately 405,000 people during a single event in Eregli, in Turkey’s Black Sea region.

Experience 4000 Years of History

This unique performance weaves together contemporary dance and ballet with the rich tapestry of Turkish Anatolian heritage and traditional dances from across Turkey. The preparatory phase, lasting about eighteen months, included training in folk dance, ballet, contemporary dance, alongside stretching and yoga. The group’s performances draw inspiration from the 4,000-year-old cultural practices of Anatolian civilizations, resulting in a dynamic, rhythmic, and elegant showcase. The audience is treated to a high-caliber dance display that encompasses various national dances, celebrating a multitude of ancient cultures.

Experience the Fire of Anatolia!

This renowned ensemble blends Western and Eastern influences, combining ballet with modern dance in a project that incorporates over 3,000 characters and musical themes from virtually every region of Turkey. The initiative, envisioned by Mustafa Erdogan, aims to present the rich diversity and history of Turkey to a global audience. The Fire of Anatolia’s performances in Side, Turkey, are presented in two captivating versions, each offering a unique and enjoyable experience.

These performances not only highlight Mediterranean dances but also showcase the dance traditions of the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea regions. Through this immersive experience, attendees will learn about the history, traditions, and cultures of Turkey, along with insights into Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Anatolia.

How much does Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side cost?

Side Fire Of Anatolia Show costs (price) 55 € for adults, 20 € for children 3 between 11 years old and children under 3 years old are free.

Side Hotels – 19:00

Days & Time

The Fire of Anatolia show from Side occurs every Tuesday,  from April to October, from 19:00 to 23:30.


  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Guiding Service
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Insurance


  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks and Drinks

“Please note that we have no hidden costs”

What do you need to bring with you?

Don’t forget to bring your camera. You’ll shoot stunning photographs.

Description of Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side

Globally, our country received acclaim due to this remarkable group, unique in its dimensions and the scope of its portrayal. It set two benchmarks: one for attracting the largest audience and another for the quickest rendition of an original dance. Presently, the group boasts a vast membership, enabling it to perform in four different cities within Turkey and internationally, all at the same time.

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Following your dinner, a friendly local driver will meet you at your hotel for transportation. We will then proceed directly to the stunning outdoor amphitheater where an extraordinary performance awaits.

Fire of Anatolia

Experience the thrill as over 120 dancers take to the world’s largest stage, immersing you in a visual feast. Enjoy the retelling of Homer’s epic tales, delving into ancient Greek myths and legends with each dance sequence. The excitement builds as the performance transitions seamlessly, drawing you into the mythical world of Troy, transported back in time through the captivating music.

The Show

Witnessing the performance, it becomes clear why this talented group was chosen for the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony and prestigious venues like New York’s Madison Square Garden. The attention to detail in every costume and scene underscores the dedication to delivering an exceptional experience for the audience. Having captivated over 340 million viewers globally, now it’s your turn to be part of this mesmerizing experience.


Known to the Hittites as Wilusa and located in the Canakkale region by the Dardanelles, this place is more famously recognized as Troy. It stands as an iconic symbol where Greek mythological figures come to life, a city where the realms of utopia and science merge. This significant site serves as the backdrop for your evening’s entertainment.


Once the show concludes, your driver will be ready to escort you back to your hotel in Side, ensuring a comfortable end to an unforgettable evening.


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Questions & Answers

Are there any limits on who may attend the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side?

    From the young to the old, everyone may enjoy this entertainment. The costumes and lights as the dancers perform will captivate the children, while the older members of your group will enjoy the culture and history conveyed by dance even more.
    The theatre has many steps, so it may not suit anyone with mobility issues. If you are unsure, please contact the booking staff, as they may be able to arrange lower-tiered seats for you.

Will I get a good view of the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side on stage?

Yes, the theatre was created for as many people as possible to enjoy and view the stage, and the seating still works to this day. When combined with the natural accoustics, you can understand why the theatre was a magnificent forerunner to modern-day Netflix and enjoyed by so many Roman inhabitants for millennia.

Will the children appreciate the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side?

It may be a little long for very young children, but they will appreciate the costumes, music, and scenery and will be quite content watching the presentation.

What do I need to bring to the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side?

For the amphitheatre steps, wear sensible shoes. A little cushion or blanket (you will be seated on the original Roman tier seats of stone). Your camera for this colourful cultural exhibition.

Is the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side held outside or inside?

The Gloria Aspendos Arena is an outdoor amphitheatre. Wear long sleeves or a light jacket in case it is chilly early or late in the season.

What should my Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side budget be?

Any personal costs you incur throughout the evening, such as beverages or snacks, are not included.

Is it simply dancing on the Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side?

This is much more than a dancing performance. There will be tales, spectacular costumes, dramatic music, dazzling dances, and an atmosphere that will keep your gaze fixed on the stage.

Reviews of Fire Of Anatolia Show from Side

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Andreas Houston
Andreas Houston

Although not in the original arena and in a purpose built arena, it did not detract from the brilliance of this performance. Would definitely see it again.

Kelly Fitzgerald
Kelly Fitzgerald

I never get tired of saying that Turkey isn’t just for beach holidays. Watch the Fires of Anatolia show; It’s worth your money and time.


We enjoyed the show! It was absolutely amazing!

Murray Robinson
Murray Robinson

More than satisfied. Really great in every way.