Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops 2022

Mark your calendars — Our in-person summer workshops are coming back!

West Coast:
Mendocino Woodlands, CA
June 18-25, 2022

East Coast:
Iroquois Springs, NY
August 6-13, 2022

Registration will open in early spring of 2022.


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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.

Palo Alto, California

Bulgarika plays at Stanford IFD

October 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Bulgarika presents music ranging from pure folklore to contemporary folk compositions. Gadulka virtuoso Nikolay Kolev, the founder of "Bulgarika," internationally renowned Thracian singer Donka Koleva, Temelko Ivanov (Kaval) and Nikolay Kodzhabashev (tambura), will play Bulgarian music for dancing and listening. This party is on Halloween weekend, so costumes of all styles are encouraged.

First Baptist Church
305 N. California Avenue
Palo Alto, California 94301-4105