The Adygea State Academic Nalmes Folk Dance Ensemble will meet art lovers in Istanbul on June 14 and Bursa on June 15, following strong demand. The ensemble will offer its new repertoire, made up of new dances specially prepared for art lovers in Turkey.
Nalmes’ debut show will take place on June 14 at the Bostancı Show Center in Istanbul. They will then perform for fans at the Atatürk Culture and Congress Center in Bursa on June 15. The program, which includes sword dances, magical music and drum performances, will start at 8:30 p.m. and run for 90 minutes.
Capturing the hearts of audiences wherever he performs, Nalmes portrays the wars, suffering, and happiness of the Caucasian community.
The Caucasian ensemble will present many different performances including the diaspora dance Zefaku, Udz and Adygea.
Nalmes, which promotes thousands of years of Caucasian folk dance in the performing arts, consists of 55 dancers, all of whom are state performers. The group, with over 100 dance selections, also performs North Caucasian folklore as well as ethnic dances.
The Adygea State Academic Folk Dance Ensemble was founded in 1936 under the name of Nalmes. Transferring the spirit of life and culture to all audiences, Nalmes became an academy in 1991. Blending the aesthetics of modern rhythms with Adygea culture and promoting all the beauties of Caucasian communities, Khadzhaev is the artistic director of the together. The representative of the ensemble in Turkey is Gazi Aydemir.
Since its inception, the ensemble has performed in more than 80 countries on five continents, including the United States, Turkey, Russia, Japan, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ensemble has performed in front of more than 30 million fans in their more than 10,000 shows. In addition, he has won more than 30 awards in the most recognized festivals and dance competitions in the world.