On July 18 at Bodrum starts an annual festival of the ballet. The Antaliya state opera and ballet theatre will open it by the stagings of "Firebird" and "Spring sacred" of Igor Stravinsky and Maurice Ravel's "Bolero".
The Krasnoyarsk state opera and ballet theatre will act on July 24 and 25 with Zh. Bizet's "Carmen".
In total from July 18 to August 1 in historical Bodrum fortress five ballet stagings from Turkey and abroad will be shown. For thousands of fans of the ballet the skill will be presented by dancers of the state opera and ballet theatres of Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya and Mersin. The Spanish actors will also participate at the festival.
The international festival of the ballet at Bodrum gathers the most high-quality art numbers and performances of actors from various countries of the world. The audience will be able to derive pleasure from viewing of the best numbers from ballet performances and concert programs at ancient theatre of Bodrum.
This forum – first and the only ballet festival in Turkey, it draws to itself attention of world community, it hotly accept not only the organizations of art, but also general public. UNESCO in 2012 and 2013 entered the festival in Bodrum in the list of important international events.