Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camps 2021

Our online camps feature three days of immersive music and dance classes, live performances, and community gatherings. West Coast Virtual Camp was held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast was August 13-15, 2021.

Registration is now closed for East Coast Virtual Camp, and did we have a blast! Stay tuned for more great EEFC-sponsored activities.


Get the FAQs

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.
Find out more


Kids at Camp!

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

join-the-circle |

Join the circle.
Become a member.

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


Stay in Touch

There are several ways 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.


The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Berkeley, California

Janam at The Monkey House

November 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Hi folks. We will be playing a very special show on November 6 at The Monkey House in north Berkeley. This will be Lila's last performance with us (sad face) and we want to send her off in style.

Janam unites some of the Bay Area's most playful and imaginative devotees of Balkan, Turkish and Appalachian music, who weave together Eastern modalities, gritty mountain ballads and their own colorful compositions. Janam features: Dan Auvil, percussion, voice & kaval; Tom Farris, laouto & guitar; Juliana Graffagna, voice & accordion; Gari Hegedus, oud, saz, mandocello & mandolin; and Lila Sklar, violin & voice.

Our albums Janam and The Space Between are available on cdbaby:

Check out our music video created by Dan Auvil and Myles Boisen:

The Monkey House
1638 University Ave. (near Sacramento)
Berkeley, California