Director: Samet Kolemen
The main goal of the Golden Bridge Folk Dance Group is to promote and endorse the Turkish Youth, to be able to protect and promote its own culture and to be loyal to the essence of Turkish Culture and the folk dances that are part of their lifestyle.
The dance group has 560 trainees, including seniors and minors, which are educated by professors, who are experts in the field and have graduated from conservatories.
The Golden Bridge Folk Dance Ensemble has successfully managed to represent the Büyükçekmece Municipality in more than 40 national and international festivals and competitions with its ongoing disciplinary work. The group has successfully represented Istanbul in the Finals of Turkey by taking Istanbul Province First Prize 3 times in the contest. Having participated in folk dance festivals in Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Portugal and South Korea, especially in the TRNC, it has succeeded in performing in the international field.
In 2016, in South Korea the dance ensemble successfully represented Turkey at the Cheonan Folk Dance Festival, winning 1st place in the contest in which 18 countries participated. Furthermore in 2018, the Golden Bridge Dance Group won 3rd place in the World Folk Festival contest in Mallorca, Spain, in which 17 countries participated.
Their mission is to provide the most beautiful services to the youth in their city and to contribute to the promotion of Turkey on international platforms.
Participation in the Solo/Couple category