Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camps 2021

Our online camps feature three days of immersive music and dance classes, live performances, and community gatherings. West Coast Virtual Camp was held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast was August 13-15, 2021.

Registration is now closed for East Coast Virtual Camp, and did we have a blast! Stay tuned for more great EEFC-sponsored activities.


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We award full and partial scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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New York City, New York

Balkan Cafe Wednesdays: Pontic with Dimitris Stefanidis

May 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

An informal evening of live music for dancing and listening

- Greek Pontic music with Dimitris Stefanidis (Pontic lyra) & Jerry Kisslinger (daouli)
- Brief instruction for the dances
- Light snacks available
- Hosted by Michael Ginsburg and Stephen Kotansky

$15 admission
All are welcome
Info: 646-831-8720

Balkan Cafe Wednesdays is a live music venue where you can dance, learn Balkan dances, have fun and get some good exercise all at the same time.

Wednesdays thru June 14
Ample on street parking available after 7 PM
$15 per session

Balkan Cafe Wednesdays
455 W. 56th Street (ground floor)
Near 10th Ave
New York City, New York