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Whirling Dervishes (Sema) Show

The Whirling Dervishes dance shows are a mesmerizing and spiritually deep experience that introduces you to the living tradition of Sufi mysticism. Originating from the teachings passed down to them from these 13th-century mystic poet and philosopher Rumi himself, these mesmerizing performances give you an insight to the magical world of the Whirling Dervishes. The main part of the performance is Sufi dance, known as “Sema,” in which Dervishes whirl in a trance-like state, offering an experience that surpasses both the realm of art and spirituality.

The otherworldly atmospheres are drawn into the audiences while swirling one way in their symbolic white or black robes as the Dervishes, with one hand striving to reach out and touch the heavens and another grounded onto the earth. Whirling is an act that symbolizes a deeper spiritual journey, connection with the divine, and the destruction of the ego. The music is heavenly beautiful, often accompanied by traditional musical instruments such as the ney flute and daf drum, both of which heightens the senses of the performance through depth and resonance. Dance shows of Whirling Dervishes connect the earthly with the spiritual inviting its audience witness the union of centered mind, body and soul, thus being indescribable opportunity to feel mystic traditions of the Middle East not just from watching row.

Oryantal (Belly Dance)

Oryantal, popularly known as belly dance, is a charming and captivating dance that captures the all senses. Originating from the Middle East and more specifically in Egypt from where its roots can be traced, this type of dance is recognized by fluid move making it a sensuous, contagious performance to watch. The shows of the oriental dance are a unique opportunity to get into the mysterious world of the East and enjoy beautiful, bewitching performances of talented dancers, who with the help of exotic movements tell alluring stories about beauty and passion, about the magical feminine nature.

An Oryantal dance show treats the body of the dancer as a musical instrument of expression, with its undulating hips, intricately shimmies, and mesmerizing isolations that lay all the senses in a binding spell. That excitement over the costumes, sequined and so brightly colorful, comes to support the visual attraction, and rhythmic and exotic music, which is based on traditional doumbek and oud, necessarily transfers the audience into the world of oriental splendor. The Oryantal dance shows are the celebration of the feminine spirit, an example of the liberating power of movement and expression, and an exploration into the seductive mystery of the Orient.


Zeybek dance tells stories of daring, strength, and heritage through colorful, lively motions. Originating from Turkey’s Aegean coast, these performances celebrate the region’s people with vibrant costumes and powerful manners. Roots in history and tradition define the choreography – from dramatic arm movements depicting courage to rhythmic footwork honoring resilience. Performers exude self-assurance in traditional attire like baggy pants and a pristine white shirt. Energetic yet dignified, their movements paint pictures of coastal life through music. The clarinet and davul drum provide lively backdrops, their melodies transporting audiences to villages where these dances remain cherished. Even as years pass, the legacy lives on. Through Zeybek, Turkey honors its people – a beloved folk art commemorating their past for all time with flashing costumes and honorable movements.

Latin Dance

The Latin dance shows stand as the vibrant celebrations that further glorify the vibrant cultures and beats of Latin America. According to the fusion of the native, European, and African elements, it has now became an impassioned and dynamic art form that is now capturing for one and all. Whether fiery salsa, sensuous bachata, or the energy-packed samba; Latin dance shows are a live example of how music and movement are beautifully harmonizes into the rich Latin heritage canvas.

Latin dancers appear on the stage in colorful costumes full of charisma and sensuality. The catching Latin music with congas and trumpets, and guitars inflames the stage when the couples make extremely involved footwork, whirls, and ambitious support. Each dance style tells a unique story, from the playful and flirtatious cha-cha to the passionate and dramatic tango. Latin dance shows are a great visual treat of rhythm, emotion, and energy—these allure the spectators to be mesmerized by the sultry and spirited world of Latin American dance and culture.


The Roman dance is a part of Turkish culture and an amazing bright reflection of the national heritage. Based on the ancient traditions of the Romani people, also referred to as the Roma or Gypsies, Roman dance performances are strong representations of Turkish folklore. The dynamic, lively dance form combines rhythmic footwork with harmonious hand movements, all to spirited music, to make an enchanting show that tells the story of history and culture.

In the Roman Dance Show, costumed performers from time to time traditional with colors, energetic fabric, take the stage and the energy is infectious. The audience is sure to be drawn in immediately. The earthy beats of traditional Turkish instruments like the darbuka and the accordion become the set upon which the dancers perform about stories of love, joy, and celebration. Roman dance shows celebrate not only the heritage of Romani but also provide the bridge between the past and present as they allow spectators to enjoy time-honored traditions of Turkish culture in a colorful and lively manner.


Halay is one of the most popular, dynamic, and energetic folk dances within Turkish culture that brings up the spirits of unity, joy, and community. It has been also preserved among the generations and came to be a kind of symbol and essential part of social events, festivals, and wedding celebrations of Turkish people. In a manner of speaking, Halay dance shows reflect a lively segment of the rich cultural heritage of the country and become a living embodiment of the mindset of the Turkish people towards togetherness and their rhythmic heartbeat.

Halay is another very unique and valuable show of the dance group, where the dancers are seen dancing by holding hands with their friends in a circular form. Energetic stamping to the foot-tapping folk music, movements that are done in sync, it is an enchanting experience itself and not just to be performed and watched. Halay is above language and above the border, a human connection, and a sense of belonging. To serve the purpose of expressing the happy bonds of people belonging to Turkish identity, this institution embodies a great symbol of uniting communities and to keep in touch with the authentic traditions of this lovely culture for generations.


Kafkas (Circassian Dance)

Kafkas is an amazing dance show from the culture treasury of the Circassians. It can be said indeed that the tradition of the Circassians is retold by history, storytelling, and communal feel. The Kafkas dance performances take the audience in the middle of the Caucasus, where the unique and charming movements pass from generation to generation.

Kafkas dance show is normally performed by the dancers in the embroidered Circassian dress that is traditionally colorful and reflects their cultural and historical origin. The dance itself is a twirl of smooth and soft movements, tender and flowing at one moment and imposingly graceful the other, always framed by the beautiful music played on the traditional instruments, such as duduk and balalaika. Kafkas dance is much more than just an eye-pleaser when the performance is an ode to a cultural pilgrimage availing insight into traditions and spirits of the Circassian people and showing the timeless beauty of its history.


Horon is a typical folk dance of the Black Sea region in Turkey, a very lively and spirited form of expression of cultural and heritage backgrounds of the locals. This energetic dance style is embedded in the tradition of the people of the Black Sea coast, containing all the charm and dynamics of life, nature, and unity. Horon dance shows are not just rhythmic but also colorful as they portray the different features of this coastal region.

In a Horon dance show, a number of performers are seen to be standing in a circle or line, wearing costumes representative of the maritime culture. The dance involves rapid and complex movements of feet and swift turns, which are accompanied by strong melodies produced from national instruments, such as the kemenche and the tulum. The lively and coordinated moves of the dancers imitate the strengths and spirits of the Black Sea communities, who have cruised through the challenges the territory for generations. Horon dances are not a mere display of entertainment; it is the way of celebration of the local identity, the tribute to the nature providing for people’s living, and rhythmic expression of the harmonious spirit of the people living around the Black Sea.