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PENDİK FOLKLOR ORGANİZASYONLARI GENÇLİK VE SPOR KULÜBÜ DERNEĞİ
PENDİK FOLKLORE ORGANİZATİONS YOUTH AND SPORTS CLUBS
İNFORMATİON OF GROUP
PENFOLK, founded in 2011, aims to make collections, researches and surveys on Turkish Folklore, to form performance groups to present folk dances, to help tourism by presentation activities, both home and abroad, to teach folklore to younger generations and to publish scientific works on Turkish Folklore.
PENFOLK shows activity on folk dances and music which is a main branch of our folklore. Its purpose is to train young people with locale instructors and contribute to the keeping our cultural belives alive. By means of these activities PENDİK FOLKLOR ORGANİZASYONLARI GENÇLİK VE SPOR KULÜBÜ, each period teaches youth folk dances belong to the locales of our beautiful country. In our country our association joins festivales, runs seminaries, opens courses, displays shows and in international folk dance festivals represents our country.
“PENFOLK” is one of the Youngest folk dance group of İSTANBUL but dancers are Professional dancers that they are playing under the name of other folk dance group PEFHEM years and years. After we seperate from the group PEFHEM and become Professional group. We are totaly 30 professional dancer – choreographer. (Group members are all folk dance teachers, and Penfolk group has children groups of these all teachers. The English name of our group is “PENDİK FOLK DANCES GROUP. And group is dance group of local administration of “Pendik Municapality”.
We have live music, authentic dances, modernized folk dances not only but also we have special performances contains different figurs and musics from all regions from Turkey. We are dancing Trabzon(Horon), Aydın (Zeybek), Adıyaman(Halay), Kırklareli(Hora), Bitlis(Halay) ve Artvin(Bar) local dances and some traditional solo dances.
-2009 İskele Festivali (North Cyprus)
- 2010 Folkfaro Festivali (Portugal)
- 2011 Ohrid Waves Festivali (Macedonia)
-2012 Raciborz Festival (Poland)
-2013 Ohrid Choir Festival (Macedonia)
-2013 Sicilia Folklore Competition Festival (İtalia)
-2014 Brcko Maoca Culture Festival(Bosnia)
-2014 Poznan Folklore and Music Festival (Poland)
-2015 Poznan Folklore and Music Festival (Poland)
-2016 Porto Folk Dance Festival (Portugal)
-2017 Poznan Folklore and Music Festival (Poland)
-2018 Zlin İnternational Art, Dance, Müsic Festival (Czech Republic)