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Ballet: Harem

Hosted by the Consul of the Ankara Culture Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 07 Dec 20:00 - 23:00

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The Harem, the only Turkish ballet opera performed in Protected content , is about the most stunning period of Ottoman history and describes the intrigues experienced by young women determined by their actions in the struggle for power in the Ottoman palace and the forces fighting each other. The story and the choreographer state artist Merih Bahar Çimenler have a Sultan who must be absolute and all-powerful in the story of Alexander Vasilliev, the world famous historian of decor and costume design. However, he is a weak person and his life is threatened by his mother. Because the Valide Sultan sees him as an obstacle to the realization of his own enthusiasm, he prefers to have a young grandson to play with his hands in order to collect all the power and to hide behind him.