BalkanFest 2022

Join us—in person—for our summer and fall weekend events, featuring classes and great live music dance parties. Registration is now open for our New York weekend!

East Coast

August 5, 2022
Village Community School SkyYard
West Village, Manhattan, NY

August 6, 2022
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Astoria, NY

West Coast

September 9-10, 2022
Presidio Theatre Plaza
San Francisco, CA

West Coast registration coming soon, stay tuned!


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New York, New York

Baba Marta Bulgarian Dance Party

March 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for an evening of Bulgarian music, dancing, singing, eating and drinking.

Friday, March 2

Time for our traditional celebration of Baba Marta and the first coming of spring...

Enjoy the fine dance floor and excellent Bulgarian folk music.
Cash bar and delicious Bulgarian food will be for sale by Ma Mma Mila.

7pm - Food available and cash bar
8pm - Dance party begins with music by Cherven Traktor

Cherven Traktor is:
Nikolay Kolev - gadulka
Donka Koleva - vocals
Belle Birchfield - tambura
Adam Good - bass
Michael Ginsburg - tupan

$18 advance purchase / $20 admission at door

All are welcome!

Subscribe to our Balkan Cafe FB Events page to find out the when and where of our future events:

Balkan Cafe
Hungarian House
213 E 82nd St.
New York, New York 10028