Oya Ballet School was established 50 years ago in Istanbul in 1967, founded by Oya Ölçen and Süheyla Turgutalp. Oya Dance Group performed in the most famous television shows throughout ’70s and ’80s in Turkish National Television (TRT). The group traveled all around Turkey and the world presenting classical, modern and folk dances. Oya Ballet is still one of the most popular dance schools in Turkey.