Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps.

June 23 – 30, 2018
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August 4 – 11, 2018
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We award several full and partial scholarships to each workshop every year.
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The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Veliko Tarnovo

Bulgarian Dance Tour 2018 - Veliko Tarnovo region

October 19, 2018 – October 27, 2018

Experience the living traditions and folklore of Bulgaria

9 days, 8 nights full package dance tour in Bulgaria
7 x 3 hours workshops, concerts, "meet the group", festival visit, excursions/nature hiking, party
For open registration or for existing dance groups /ensembles, level adapted to participants.
Minimum 20, maximum 40 participants, All in price land package: € 695 ($815)

Your teacher: Petar Petarchev, choreographer of ensemble “Sider Vojvoda” and dance teacher of club na horoto "Balkanika". Petar will be assisted by members of his dance groups. With live and recorded music. Both authentic village dances as dances that are now popular among Bulgarian folk dancers. Attention to the different Bulgarian regional dance styles and improvisation.

Hotel "Momina Krepost" in Ksilifor; the green heart of Veliko Tarnovo
Veliko Tarnovo