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
More info…

August 5-12, 2023
More info…

join-the-circle |

Join the circle.
Make a contribution.

Since the beginning the East European Folklife Center has depended on you—our big-hearted community!


Stay in Touch

There’s more than one way to stay connected to the EEFC throughout the year. Subscribe to our email Newsletter for monthly updates. Join the Discussion List (an active email group with searchable archives since 1993). Send us a message.


Get the FAQs

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


Kids at Camp!

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


We award full scholarships to our in-person workshops.
Find out more


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