Antalya news: 25th Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival
On September 4th began 25th Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival in Antalya. The festival takes place in the ancient theater of Aspendos, which creates an absolutely unique atmosphere.
The ancient Roman amphitheater is famous for its exceptional acoustics it is this festival that is among the most famous opera shows of the world.
There will be the best of the best opera and ballet troupes from Ankara, Ankara, Izmir, moreover a lot of performers from other countries will take part in this festival.
In the playbill of the celebration there are operas and ballets that are well-known and loved by the public: Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky; Puccini’s Turandot; Verdi’s Aida and much more. Aspendos is an ancient city in the South of Turkey, its ruins are near the village Serik, which can be reached in less than one hour (35km) from Antalya and 20 minutes drive (17km) from Belek.
The festival is organized by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism Directorate of State Opera and Ballet.