Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps. Follow the links below to read all about and register for the 2024 workshops!

June 15-22, 2024
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August 10-17, 2024
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Find out almost everything you always wanted to know about the EEFC’s in-person Balkan camps.


Kids at Camp!

Our in-person workshops are a great experience for families. Get the scoop to ensure everyone has a blast!


We award full scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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Miriam Milgram

Balkan Headdress Tying and Lore

Interested in textiles from an early age, Miriam has made numerous research trips to the Balkans, including those for her Master’s Thesis and a Fulbright research grant to study dowries in Bulgaria. She has worked with Eastern European textiles at the Smithsonian (both as an intern at the Division of Textiles and as a Graduate Fellow in the Division of Community Life) and as guest curator at the Tamburitzan National Folk Arts Center in Pittsburgh. Her central interest is in the cultural implications and meanings to the makers and users of ethnographic textiles. Miriam practices most of the techniques that she studies, including fiber preparation, spinning, weaving, lace making, and embroidery.