Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps.

June 24 - July 1, 2017
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August 5 - 12, 2017
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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.


Anaheim, California

Chris Bajmakovich at Veselo Selo on August 19, 2017 -- Drina Johnson teaching Greek dances

August 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Veselo Selo Folkdancers present Drina Johnson teaching Greek folk dances. Chris Bajmakovich, master Macedonian accordionist will play after the teaching session. This is another wonderful opportunity to dance to Balkan dances as played by this versatile and charismatic musician. Mark your calendar!

Veselo Selo, Unitarian Church
511 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, California 92805
Berkeley, California

Klezmer Workshop & Jam

August 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn tunes with authentic klezmer style, led by the terrific musician and teacher Dmitri Gaskin. Balance of learning by ear and with sheet music. For all instruments; no klezmer experience needed (but it doesn't hurt!). Must be at least intermediate level on your instrument. Mute required if you are a brass player. To get a head start, check out sheet music and/or sound files in advance. Bring a recording device if you like.

Registration: $25 sliding scale, for participants. Pay on site with cash or check. Refreshments included. Listeners welcome; donation requested. More info: 415.789.7679,

Urban Adamah
1151 Sixth Street
Berkeley, California 94710
Corbett, Oregon

Balkanalia! Balkan Music & Dance Camp

September 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm – September 4, 2017 at 11:00 am

Balkanalia! Balkan Music & Dance Camp
Thursday, Sept. 1 thru Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
Camp Angelos, Corbett, Oregon - in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge
Spend Labor Day Weekend at balkanalia! immersed in Balkan music and dance with friends from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Enjoy three days of music, dance and song at Camp Angelos, in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Beginners and families are welcome.
Workshops in dance, singing, instruments. Play in an ensemble!
Evening parties with live music open to the public (check our website in August for evening program and visitor information)

Camp Angelos
Corbett, Oregon
New York, New York

Bulgarian Dance Party: Kabile' Band Sept. 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at our next Balkan Cafe for an exuberant evening of dancing, singing, eating and drinking with Kabile' band on tour from Bulgaria!

Enjoy the fine dance floor and excellent traditional Bulgarian folk music!
Cash bar and truly delicious Bulgarian food will be for sale by Mamma Mila

7pm - Food available and cash bar
8pm - Dance party with Kabile'

Kabile is:
Ivan Handjiev - vocals and accordion
Donka Koleva - vocals
Nikolay Kolev - gadulka
Nikolay Doktorov - kaval
Dzhenko Andreev - gajda

$18 advance purchase [no fee] / $20 admission at door

Balkan Cafe at Hungarian House
213 E 82nd St
New York, New York