BalkanFest 2022

Mark your calendars — Dates and venues are set for our summer and fall weekend events, featuring classes and great live music dance parties!

East Coast:
August 5, 2022
Village Community School Sky Yard
West Village, Manhattan, NY

August 6, 2022
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Astoria, NY

West Coast:
September 9-10, 2022
Presidio Theatre Plaza
San Francisco, CA

Many more details to come. Stay tuned!


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San Francisco, California

California Kolo Festival Nov. 23 + 24th

November 23, 2018 at 9:00 am – November 24, 2018 at 12:00 am

Evenings:
15+ bands on the main dance floor and in the Kafana, playing live music from: Albania, America, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Macedonia, Norway, Romani, Romania, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden and Turkey!
Mornings:
2018 Dance Teachers:
Gergana Panova - Bulgarian
Sonia Dion & Cristian Florescu - Romanian line & couple dances
John Morovich - Croatian Dances
John Filcich - Traditional kolos

2018 Singing Teachers:
Maria Bebelekova, John Morovich & Michele Simon

2018 Music/charts for jam sessions:
Vassil's Bitov Ensemble Jam -- for all instruments!
Tam Jam -- tamburitza instruments, please!
(includes Ladarke now!)

Croatian American Cultural Center
60 Onondaga
San Francisco, California
USA