[JUNE 21] LET’S MEET THE WORLD: Turkey
Turkey, officially called as the Republic of Turkey is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. It shares boarder with eight countries; Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Turkey consists of six independent Turkic states and the capital city Ankara is centrally located in Anatolia. It is the second largest city after Istanbul. The official language of the country is Turkish and around 96% of Turkish is Islam. Economically, it has the world’s 15th largest GDP.
Now, let’s go over the Turkey Pavilion.
The Pavilion is fully surrounded with mysterious atmosphere. Lightings and decorations of the Pavilion lead the visitors to feel Turkish delight.
< Mysterious LCD floor of Turkey Pavilion>
Today Turkey hosted the National Day in Yeosu Expo. The pavilion provided its cultural performance of Fire of Anatolia which is relatively integrated with mythological history of Anatolia that is ancient country of Turkey. The original dance team, Fire of Anatolia consisting of 120 dances has been successfully performed at all over the world since 2002. It also has a Guinness record of recruiting audience over 400,000 people in Black Sea region of the country. Moreover, it is the first modern performing group that has performed at Bodrum Antique Theatre in 2300years.
The show explained why it is well known for Turkish Passion and legend. The dancers of Fire of Anatolia have sublimated Turkish traditional dances into glamorous modern dance.