MR. BULENT UZUN
He was born in 1962 in
İskenderun/Turkey. After the high school he went to İstanbul for Sports Academy
( University ). Then he begins to work as a physical trainer in the private
schools. His first folklore experience has started in the high school years.
Then he decides to have a research about his region’s ( Hatay ) dances. After
the research he becomes an expert in his region’s dances. He play Rhythm ( Drum,
Darbula, kettle drum, Tambourine, etc. )
He works in several
associations then he becomes the chairman of the organizations of Harman
He joins lots of Folklore and Music Festivals in many countries. He
has organized his groups participaitons to
these festivals. And he teaches the Turkish Dances to the people from all
over the World in the festivals that he joins. These are the some of the
Festivals and seminar which he teaches Turkish Dances.
Turkey-Istanbul, Holland–Utrecht, Germany–Munchen, France–Metz, USA–New
York, England–Llangollen Greece -
He organizes seminars in
İstanbul for the foreign people who want to learn Turkish Dances from several
On the otherhand he organizes
Euroasia (Avrasya) Folklore Festival and International folk & oriantal seminars
in Türkiye. He is the chief of the Festival. He was the teacher of Turkish
dances in the Worldfolk Seminar. He coordinates the International Folklore and
Music Festival and Harmanfolk Culture and Sport Organizations.He is I.O.V (
International organisation folklore) menbers and Turkish section.
Mrs. MEHTAP TAMTARLAR
ehtap grauduated from Language ,Art History,Geograpy faculty of Istanbul/Turkey
university .She made researches on dances.She is an organizer on stages and
choreographer too.She has been known an expert on Turkish folk dance and
Ciftetelli in this arena .She has made some researches on Karsilama (Ottoman
palace dance).She has been invited from by Some Europian countries to give ,teach
them Turkish folk dance for seminars .She has fluent English and French.She had
been in duty France Metz seminar and Holland Folk seminar too.She had been
participated too many international folklore festivals in abroad so far and
during the festival periods gave dance lessons to the amoteur groups.
Mr. HUSEYIN OZTURK
He is a professor in Folk Dances Department of Istanbul University .He has best
known very well experience to teach Thrace-Istanbul-Macedonia Turkish heritage
dances .He is a choreographer and has an expert on rhythm at the stages.Besides
these ,plays very well traditional musicial instruments like Kaval,Flute and Ney
He is an expert on making hihg level researches and having excellent collections
on Thrace Region He had been participated a lot of international abroad folklore
festivals ,as an
instructor of Traditional Turkish folk dances. Nowadays ,he arranges some
kind of activities at the primary and high schools ,some private professional
events at the hotel stages .
Mrs. SUZAN KOLOZIN
She was born in 1967.She is Turkish and has one son. She had educated
Wirtschafts Universtad Vienna /Austria.
She is a student of one of the best known belly –dancer Mrs. Nesrin Topkapi in
Turkey since 1994.
Suzan has fluent English
and German language .
She has own excellent condition dance school and studio as well.She has been
teaching her great ability Turkish
oriental Belly dance performance
with private lessons to Turkish and foreign ladies in Istanbul for years.
She was making an appearance some private Turkish TV channels from time to time
Mrs. HELENE SKAUGEN
started dancing at the age of five. She discovered the oriental dance in Turkey,
and after working as a dancer in Turkey for one year she started performing in
restaurant Avanos in Oslo. Helene
has performed at a number of events and is known from for example: Rockefellers 15 year anneversary,1001 Night Oslo Bellydance Festival 2001 and
2002, Oslo Concerthall, Norway,Stockholm Bellydance Festival 2002, Sweden
International VAD Festival 2002, Oslo,Se & Hør,Halden arbeiderblad,Østkanten,Come
Togeathe, Al Farah ODF show 2001 ans 2002, Månefisken Oum Kalthoum
Memorialconcert, Theaterboat Innvik Oslo 2002,Harmanfolk Istanbul oriantal dance