Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camps 2021

Mark your calendars for Virtual Camps 2021! West Coast will be held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast will run August 13-15, 2021. As last year, each camp will feature three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. Much more information to come.

Until registration is open for this summer’s weekend events, check out last year’s camp programs here: West Coast 2020 and East Coast 2020.


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


We award several full and partial scholarships to each workshop every year.
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Kids at Camp!

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.

Chicago, Illinois

Ensemble Balkanske Igre's 50th Anniversary Spring Festival

March 26, 2015 – March 29, 2015

Dance and Music of the Balkans, Eastern Europe, and Eastern Mediterranean. 3 1/2 days of celebrations with world-renowned master teachers and artists...Riveting dance & musical performances... Spectacular live music for post-concert dance parties...Sing, jam, and dance on a sprung oak floor with friends new and old coming from coast to coast, Canada, and Europe. Info/Reservations: 847/331-7842 or 847/858-9822

Chicago, Illinois