The Aspendos International Opera & Ballet Festival is the only opera and ballet festival in Turkey.


The Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival was established in 1994, acquired international status in 1998 and was accepted as a member of the European Festivals Association in 2003, taking its prestigious place among other world festivals. The festival unites the unique history and wondeful acoustic of the 2000-year-old Aspendos Ancient Theatre with Antalya’s natural beauty and the power of art to reach beyond boundaries of language, religion and race. Indeed, 70% of the audience come from overseas.


General Director

Selman Ada

Artistic Director

Selman Ada


T: 0090 312 229 8358 / 0090 312 231 8599
Atatürk Bul. 50,
6050 Ulus/Ankara

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