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BalkanFest 2022

Mark your calendars — Dates and venues are set for our summer and fall weekend events, featuring classes and great live music dance parties!

East Coast:
August 5, 2022
Village Community School Sky Yard
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

Many more details to come. Stay tuned!


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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.
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Kids at Camp!

Our in-person workshops are 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.

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New York, New York

An Intimate Evening of Ancient Songs: Yasna Voices Bulgarian Women's Choir

May 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The NY Open Center is delighted to host an evening with Yasna Voices, an ensemble of a capella singers who weave together Bulgarian folk traditions and experimentation in a mesmerizing way, and whose songs and exquisite harmonies tell timeless tales of love, the wild mountains, and the secrets of the moon.

The New York Open Center
22 East 30th St.
New York, New York 10016