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.


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Sherman Oaks, California

Live Pontian Holiday party at Kypseli, with Niko Michailidis

December 18, 2015 at 8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Kypseli Holiday party with live Pontian music with Niko Michailidis on lyra and Vicky Hioureas on daouli.
Open Dancing with live and Greek variety recorded music.
Special mezedes and treats at our holiday table.
Admission: $15
Nikos Michailidis obtained his PhD in the department of Anthropology at Princeton, and teaches at Princeton and Rutgers Universities. His thesis is an ethnography of music-making and belonging in contemporary Turkey, focusing on the rise of the "ethnic music" phenomenon in Turkey with special interest in Karadeniz/Pontian (Black Sea) music.
Nikos has played lyra for several dance groups at past and recent HDF and FDF competitions and has recorded several CDs.

The Tango Room
4346 Mammoth Avenue
Sherman Oaks, California 91423