Name and sirname of the Academic:

Cumhur Sevinç

Title, Department:

Lecturer / Turkish Folk Dances Department

Areas of Study:

Zeybek Dances – Balance Performance – Gesture and mimicry

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Master of Arts: Institute for Social Sciences, Turkish Folk Dances İTÜ 1993/1994;
Bachelor of Arts: Turkish Folk Dances, İTÜ TMDK ,1991

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He completed his undergraduate and graduate education in ITU. His graduation thesis from university is “İzmir-Menemen Zeybek Dances” and his master degree thesis is about “How the Zeybek Dances Appear in History”. He has received degrees in many national and international competitions as a dancer and trainer. He served as a Selection Committee Member in Milliyet Newspaper and Ministry of National Education Folk Dance Competitions. He compiled Zeybek Dances such as “Kaba Hava” and“Cambaz Ali”. he made the first founding membership of the Board of Turkey Folk Dance Federation. He was the first founding member of the Board Directors of “Turkey Folk Dance Federation"s. Also he served as a M.H.K member. He has been working as a lecturer in the department of Turkish Folk Dances since 1992.