Turkey – “Anatolian Folk Dance Group”


“AFTUD – Anatolian Folk Dance Group” owns a history of successes in Turkey and all over the world for more than 30 years, where they are representing Anatolian Culture and Turkish Republic in all kinds of performing arts, especially traditional dances.
“AFTUD” is working on preserving the traditional rich cultural elements of Anatolia on universal standards, by using the most contemporary techniques, with children and adults. “AFTUD” already has around 130 dancers, 50 children and 80 adult including trainees at a social level, around 35.
With the upcoming projects, “AFTUD” is aiming to embody musical and theatrical works on stage too.
Repertoire of ensemble is large, that includes dances from Adana, Adiyaman, Ankara, Antalya, Bitlis, Denizli, Gaziantep, Kütahya, Trabzon and many others.
Beside these regional folk dances, ensemble can present solo performances such as “Ayuk-Mayuk”, “Zeybek”,“Roman”, “Hançer (Dagger) Show” and special productions from 5 to 60 minutes.