Some photos from the last Pir Sultan Abdal Şenlikleri (Festival) that I attended in June 2007. The location is the village of Banaz, north of Sivas.
General view of the performance amphitheatre on Ziyaret Tepe above the village.
View of Yıldız Dağı from the amphitheatre, with banners.
Banazlı aşık İsmail Şimsek opening the performances with Banazlı turning the semah.
Mercan Erzincan performing with group.
Pınar Sağ with backing group.
Aşık Garip Kamil and semah turning.
Tolga Sağ and Erdal Erzincan late on Sunday afternoon.
Lokma kurban preparation on Topuzlu Baba