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.

 

Blagoevgrad, Pirin / South-West Bulgaria

Dance seminar - Bulgarian dances - Blagoevgrad 7/28- 8/7 2017 Prof. Tsvetkov & his team

July 28, 2017 – August 7, 2017

10th -jubilee- edition of the "Blagoevgrad-seminar. Organised by Prof Nikolay Tsvetkov and his team.
Dance lessons - live music, excursions, meetings with local groups for authentic folklor.
Still a few places available.
Contact and registration: balkanbrugge@telenet.be

Dance seminar Blagoevgrad
University Center Bachinovo
Blagoevgrad, Pirin / South-West Bulgaria 2700
Bulgaria
Kosovo, Asenovgrad

Kaba Gaida Workshop July 30 – August 5, Rhodopes, Bulgaria

July 30, 2017 – August 6, 2017

WHEN
July 30 – August 5

WHERE
The heart of the Rhodope mountain, a paradise called Rahovitza - Slow Tech Campus (http://rahovitza.org)

FOR WHOM
The training includes both individual and group learning. It is suitable for all levels - from beginners who would like to learn more songs to skilled pipers who would like to improve their style.

ACCOMMODATION
The workshop includes accommodation for 6 days. The camp hosts 12 students and provides the best local food. We'll help with the transport if needed.

SCHEDULE
We'll play, sing and dance most of the time. We'll take part in the Gela Gaida Competition, meet local pipers and makers.

PRICE
Early bird - $320. Includes accommodation and food for 6 days.

REGISTRATION
cvetelin@kabagaida.com

Rahovitza - Slow Tech Campus
Roza str 32
Kosovo, Asenovgrad 1444
Bulgaria
Rock Hill, New York

EEFC East Coast Balkan Music & Dance Workshop

August 5, 2017 – August 12, 2017

Since 2005, the East Coast edition of the EEFC’s Balkan Music & Dance Workshop has been held in the Catskill Mountains. Join us as we transform the Iroquois Springs site into a village filled with music and dance, friendly conversation, and joyful celebration. Each year we welcome new and old faces, students and teachers, families and friends to gather around our common theme—Balkan music and dance!

Iroquois Springs
Rock Hill, New York
USA
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
USA
New York, New York

Bulgarian Dance Party: Kabile' Band Sept. 8, 2017

September 8, 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