BalkanFest 2022

Join us—in person—for our summer and fall weekend events, featuring classes and great live music dance parties. Registration is now open for our New York weekend!

East Coast

August 5, 2022
Village Community School SkyYard
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

West Coast registration coming soon, stay tuned!


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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