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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Find out almost everything you always wanted to know about the EEFC’s in-person Balkan camps.


We award full and partial scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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Kids at Camp!

Our in-person workshops are a great experience for families. Get the scoop to ensure everyone has a blast!

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The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Albania & Kosovo

Albanian Traditional Folk Dances Seminar Summer 2016

July 10, 2016 – July 21, 2016

Learning traditional Albanian dances in Tirana, Albania and Prishtina, Kosovo with Genc Kastrati from the National Ensemble in Tirana and with guest teacher Besnik Grajcevci from ensemble Shota of Prishtina. Visit the ethnographical museums of Tirana, Kruja, Prishtina and Prizren. Enjoy the traditional wedding with the Mirdita folklore ensemble in the middle of Albania's beautiful undisturbed nature and enjoy the tasteful bio food, and the beautiful music.

Albania & Kosovo