Ripni Kalinke presents Dr. Gergana Panova
Bulgarian Authentic and Unique Folklore Dances
Gergana is a graduate of the Academy of Music and Arts in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and danced as a professional Solo Dancer at the National Ensemble for Folk Songs and Dances “Philip Koutev” in Sofia. She completed her Doctorate at the Dortmund University and Humboldt University of Berlin in the areas of Cultural Philosophy, Anthropology and Communications. She shared her extensive research and knowledge in Bulgarian folklore and culture at many seminars and workshops around the world. Gergana is a joy to learn from, charming, and humorous. The music she has selected is full of life and passion, joy and energy. The dances she shows are authentic and always beautiful. She will give you a deeper understanding of the origins, connections and the purpose of the dance. Do Not Miss one night of fun and dancing with Gergana and the friends of Ripni Kalinke!