Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps, which we’re revving up again after the long pandemic drought. Registration is open for both workshops!

June 17-24, 2023
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August 5-12, 2023
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The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

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