Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps, which we’re revving up again after the long pandemic drought. Please visit the pages below to whet your appetite for the 2023 workshops!

June 17-24, 2023
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August 5-12, 2023
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Scholarships

We award full and partial scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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Our in-person workshops are a great experience for families. Get the scoop to ensure everyone has a blast!


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Partners

The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

101 Gaidi I Tupani New York

Bulgarian Rhodope Bagpipes and Drums

A project of Young Bulgarian Voices New York, 101 Kaba Gaidi I Tupani New York features the massive, rich sounds of the deep Bulgarian Rhodope bagpipe (kaba gaida) and the big double headed drum (tŭpan).

YBVNY founded the group as a class in October 2013 with the goal of creating awareness about the art of playing the traditional Bulgarian kaba gaida and tŭpan, not only within the Bulgarian community in New York City, but also among the wider audience in the Tri-State area and the entire United States.

“We hope that soon the number of our kaba gaida players will reach the ambitious number of 101. And after that, if we have to… we will change the name—to The 1001 Kaba Gaidi NY!”

Video of the ensemble at Golden Festival in Brooklyn