Dancetours in Istanbul


Program* of 3rd Edition of “Dancing on the Bosphorus” April 26th-May5th 2013

Our seminar starts this year as usual in Istanbul. The first five days we have dance classes in the morning and excursions in the afternoon to different cultural places such as the   Blue Mosque, Turkish Islamic Art Museum, Grand Bazaar, Suleymaniye Mosque, Fener Patriarchate, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Egyptian Bazaar. One of the excursions is  a guided walking tour along the Golden Horn and we will end up at the famous Pierre Loti Café. We will be enjoying a boat tour and have diner along  the Bosporus.  

The 1st of May we leave Istanbul and go to the thermal city of Yalova. We will visit a thermal bath where we will have time to swim.The next two days we stay in Bursa, the old capital city of the Ottoman Empire. We go to the Ulu Mosque, the Green Tomb, the Tomb of Osman Gazi (the founder of the Ottoman Empire), Esat Uluumay Ottoman Folk Costume and Jewellery Museum and the ethnographic Cumalikizik village. In a cultural village hall in Bursa we have our evening meal and a special spoon dance workshop from local teachers.

The dance workshops will be lead by Ahmet and Turgay, as well as by the professional teachers and musicians from the Dance Department of Technical University.At the end of the seminar the music and the videos of the dance program will be available.  


look at the photos of the last seminar hier..!!!