Help us fill the EEFC Calendar with lots of events and activities of interest to our community. We look forward to becoming the “go to” place for all things Balkan music & dance.
- Greek and Middle Eastern music and dancing with Souren Baronian & Friends
- Brief instruction for the dances
- Hosted by Stephen Kotansky
All are welcome
Souren Baronian - clarinet
Robert Boghosian - oud
Lee Baronian - percussion
Balkan Cafe Wednesdays
Live Balkan music
Dance, learn Balkan dances, have fun and get some good exercise all at the same time.
Light snacks available
Wednesdays thru December 12
7:15-9:15 at 455 W. 56th Street (ground floor)
Doors open at 7pm
Entrance is left of the fish tank and through the black iron gate (sometimes it sticks)
Near 10th Ave
Ample on street parking available after 7 PM
$15 per session
You are invited to a special Folk Dance Party with live Bulgarian music by Bulgarika Ensemble. The ensemble consists of Nikolay Kolev on gadulka, Donka Koleva on vocals, Stoyan Kostov on vocals and tambura, and Michael Ginsburg on tapan.
Bulgarika returns to Caltech Folk Dancers Halloween Party. Costumes are welcome, ethnic or scary.
At Dabney Lounge - enter through the garden across from Fairchild Library.
No admission charge, but all donations will be received with gratitude.
We will celebrate our 50th Anniversary on November 3, 2018, with a dinner and dance party (including live music provided by Ajde) at Kahler Hall. Cost for the dinner, starting at 6:30 PM, is $15, and must be received by October 20. Cost for the dance party, starting at 8:15 PM, is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Contact email@example.com for additional information about the dinner and party and payment information.
Two celebrated instrumentalists ruminate on their common roots and shared love of traditional Balkan and classical music with original works and arrangements of Erik Satie, Manuel de Falla, and the mournful music of sevdah—sometimes called 'Bosnian blues'.
One of the world's finest concert accordionists, Bosnian-born Merima Ključo is a frequent guest soloist with orchestras like the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Holland Symphonia, and has worked with internationally renowned artists and ensembles such as Theodore Bikel, MusikFabrik and the Schönberg Ensemble.
An acclaimed guitarist of Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian origins, Miroslav Tadić has performed and recorded with luminaries such as Terry Riley, Plácido Domingo, Wadada Leo Smith, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo.
This virtuosic pair shares the fruits of their unique musical partnership, offering a singular mix of joy, yearning and aching beauty.
"A gorgeous pairing… the two play with such serene authority that the listener is almost afraid to take a breath… quietly compelling and deeply felt music." -All About Jazz
Veselo's annual festival will feature Joe Graziosi teaching Greek/Pontic with workshops Sat morning and Sat afternoon. The evening dance party will feature Dromeno from Seattle. There will also be performances from local groups beginning at 7:00. On Sunday there will be a cultural hour, snacks, and review. Please visit our web site for a flyer ...veselofolkdancers.org