Top 10 Turkish Festivals to VISIT

From opera and ballet to film, theater, and rock music, Turkey has so many festivals that every interest is quelled with one great event after the other. Turkey offers more than just a stunning landscape and fascinating culture. It is home to a wide variety of Turkey holidays and festivals, many of which have been introduced to help the country develop. Check out some of the best festivals taking place annually in Turkey that everyone should visit.

  • Aspendos Uluslararası Opera ve Bale Festivali 

Aspendos Uluslararası Opera ve Bale Festivali has been organized by the Turkish State Opera and Ballet Directorate since 1994 with international participation by opera and ballet companies from several different countries. The festival is held annually each June and July. One of the favorite festivals in the country with 60,000 local and foreign viewers visiting the festival every year.
  • Mevlana Whirling Dervishes Festival

 The Whirling Dervishes Festival is an important religious and cultural event that is held in Konya, Turkey, each year. The exact date of the celebration is based on the Islamic religious calendar, and as such, varies from year to year.

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