Folk dancing – part of the tradition of a particular people or area

If belly dancing is the only dance form you associate with Turkey, you must prepare yourself for a surprise.  Turkey has a rich tradition of folk dancing with dances performed on all social occasions.  Some dances reflect natural events or daily life; others portray societal events and affairs of the heart. Let’s take a closer […]

Shopping and Whirling Dervishes

During the holy month of Ramazan, a variety of free entertainment takes place in Fethiye and this year was no exception. On Friday evening people paused from their shopping at the Erasta Shopping Centre for a performance from the Mevlevi Order or Whirling Dervishes as they are known in the West. Whirling Dervishes The ‘dance’ […]