«HAYFEM» has been founded in 1986 and has been performing folk dances from 7 different regions of Turkey with a staff 80 including directors, musicians and dancers.
The group has participated many festival around Europe and got several trophies from competitions or festival. In addition to experiences of festivals, «HAYFEM» organized international festival, HAYFEMFEST, five times so far. Over 20 dance or music groups of over 12 countries participated in HAYFEMFEST.
Besides, all members of «HAYFEM» participate in many social responsibilities projects. «HAYFEM» has been participating in international festivals with a group of 30-40 dancers and musicians performing authentic Turkish musical instrument. The group uses different costumes for different region from its large wardrobe as a result of Turkish traditions.