Curriculum vitae

PERSONAL DATA:
First name : János
Family name : Fazakas
Date of birth : 16.07.1960
Personal state: Married, 2 kids
Address: Târgu-Mures, Romania
Tel/fax: +40-365-405-529 Mobil: +40-744-802-097
E-mail: janosfazakas@yahoo.com
Homepage: http://fazi.ro/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FazakasJanos

Studies:
1975– 1979 Arhitecture Technical School, Târgu-Mures
1979-1980 Folkart School, Târgu-Mures, Folkdance Class
2001-2002 Folk University, Târgu-Mures, Folkart Class

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1990– 2011 MAROS Ensemble – Dancer
– Este van, este van
– Édesanyám rózsafája
– Farsangi hangulatok
– Válogatás Magyarország legszebb táncaiból
– De sok falut, de sok várost bejártam
– Ide lábam ne tova
– Egy más világ kapujában
– Táncok Küküllőmentéről
– Kalotaszeg
– Sodrásban
– Fehérlófia
– A víz szalad, a kõ marad…
– Édes kicsi Jézusunk
– Mátyás király álruhái
– Kõmûves Kelemen
– Szem látta, szív szerette Folklor and Dance Theater’s productions

1985 – 1990 “Forrás” Folkdance Ensemble – Folkdance Teacher
Mures County Association of Craft Cooperatives, Târgu-Mures

1980 – 1984 “Vadrózsák” (“Wildroses”) Folkdance Ensemble – Folk Dancer
Sfântu Gheorghe

Folk Dance Teachings
– Since 1992 I have gided folkdance courses and taught Transilvanian (Romanian, Hungarian, Székely, Saxon and Gipsy) folkdances in Japan (1992 – 2019)

– I taught and guided folkdance courses:
– (1992 – 1994) in Hungary at Bonyhád – Summer Camps, leaded by Bonyhádi Székely Kör,
– (1993) in Italy at Montebelluna for the La Gironda and Il Cerchio Folkdance Groups,
– (1997) in Netherlands with folkmusic band from Vajdaszentivány
– (2000 and 2006) in Hungary at Törökszentmiklós – Summer Camps for Miklós Ensemble,
– (2001 and 2003 ) in Austria at Oberwart for Virgonc Folkdance Group,
– (1999 and 2003) in Taiwan at Taipei in Formosa International Folkdance Camps
– (2010) in Taiwan at 5th Taiwan Holiday Folkdance Camp and in Taipei National University of the Art, School of Dance
– (2003) in Hong Kong for Knock Cordial Folkdance Group.
– (2011, 2012) in Hong Kong for Budlet Folk Dance Group.
– (2012) in Hong Kong  in International Anti-drug Summer Dance Camp for Youth.
– (2015) in England for Hunique Dance Hungarian Folk Ensemble
– (2019)  in Taiwan  in 61. Asia Folk Dance Camp

I taught also in / at:
Napsugár Folkdance Group, Summer camps 1997-2008, 2011, 2015
Marosszék Folk Music And Folkdance Camp 1999, 2011 – 2019
Holtmaros Traditional Folkdance Camp 2007-2008
Kádár Márton School, Mezőpanit 1999-2011
Porka Folkdance Group, Mezőpanit 2004-2011
Folkdance House, Marosvásárhely 2010 – 2019
Székely-Mezőség Folkdance Camp 2010 – 2019
Árvalányhaj Folk Dance Group from Mezőmadaras 2010 – 2020
Reménység Folk Dance Group from Nyárádszentbenedek 2011 – 2015
Árvácska Folk Dance Group  from  Erdőcsinád 2017– 2020
–  Fénysugár Folk Dance Group from Mezőbodon 2015 – 2020
Folk Dance Group  from  Székelykál 2015 – 2020
Kékiringó Folk Dance Group from Székelyudvarhely 2017 – 2019
–  Harghita National Szekler Folk Ensemble from Csikszereda – 2018

Awards
In 2019 the President of the Hungarian Republic awarded the Hungarian Gold Cross for decades of  work regarding the preservation and teaching of the Folk Dance tradition of the Charpatian Basin.

Languages:
– English (speaking , writing)
– Romanian (speaking , writing )
– Hungarian (speaking , writing )
– Japanese ( speaking)

Hobbies:

– woodcarving
– gardening
– folk art
– sudoku  🙂

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