Oynayalim! Let's Dance, 2021 Turkish Folk Dance Program Commences 12th April 2021
TACH is pleased to announce that the "Let's Dance" Folk Dance Classes will begin on the 12th of April and continue every Saturday from 12pm to 1.00pm in the South Lake Ottey Family & Neighbourhood Centre, 2A South Lake Drive, South Lake Dancers of all ages, levels and abilities are welcome.
Please register your attendance by emailing .
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This program will run from April through to the end of August 2021. Students will learn dances from the Artvin, Elazig & Gaziantep regions.
The program is aimed at all levels and abilities, and the dances taught will vary in intensity. TACH encourages students to only participate in dances that they feel are comfortable with and to consult their health professional if they have any prior injuries or concerns.
At the end of the program a concert will be arranged for family, friends and community to celebrate the dances learned. Students will be able to perform in multicultural festivals and celebrations as the opportunities arise.
ABOUT OUR TEACHER
Our teacher Our teacher Cahit Yesertener has been performing and leading Folk Dance in Perth since 1997. Among the performances he has prepared students for are the Australia Day performance of 1999 in front of 15,000 spectators in the Perth Entertainment Centre, performances at Turkish Gala Balls, the Araluen Tulip Festival of 2014 which attracted over 40,000 visitors and various other community festivals.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much are the classes?
This program which runs from April to August 2021 is free, although a gold coin donation is appreciated.
Do I need to register?
Yes, please register your intent to attend by emailing
What shoes do I wear?
Turkish Folk Dance is a very active dance. We recommend wearing sports shoes or other shoes you are comfortable jumping in.
Are the classes family-friendly?
Our classes are aimed at all ages. Family are welcome to attend as spectators, as our venue has a large capacity. Please note young children need to be supervised by yourself or another adult.
This program is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries