Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps, which we’ve revved up again after the long pandemic drought. The 2023 camps are over, but you can read all about them as you plan for next year! Mark your calendars for 2024.

June 15-22, 2024
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August 10-17, 2024
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The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Denver, Colorado

Music of Eastern Europe & the Mediterranean with Planina & Sherefe

October 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

The Society for Ethnomusicology is holding its national conference in Denver and, in celebration, is holding "Ethno Nights at the Mercury Cafe"--performances every night from Wednesday 10/25 to Saturday 10/28, all open to the public. Note: The Mercury is a cash-only establishment. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205

Wednesday 10/25: Music of Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean with Planina and Sherefe.
7:30–11:00pm in the Dance Hall (upstairs)
• 7:30-8:45pm: Planina - Songs of Eastern Europe. Planina explores the penetrating harmonies, asymmetric rhythms, and gorgeous melodies of traditional music from the Balkans and Russia.
• 9:00-11:00pm: Sherefe. Sherefe are Colorado’s well-loved ambassadors of music from the Eastern Mediterranean specializing in Turkish, Greek, Arabic, and Balkan Folk traditions.

The Mercury Cafe
2199 California St
Denver, Colorado 80205