Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camp

While we regret the cancelation of both our Mendocino and Iroquois Springs workshops due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to offer our first-ever, completely online Virtual Camps. Virtual Camp West Coast (July 17-19, 2020) was a great success, with 350 people registered.

Registration is now open for East Coast Virtual Camp on August 14-16, 2020, with three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. This camp is geared toward the USA East Coast and will run on Eastern Time (UCT-0400).


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We award several full and partial scholarships to each workshop every year.
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Partners

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

Zhivka Papancheva

Bulgarian Dance Set

Zhivka Papancheva is a beloved Bulgarian folk singer from the Strandzha region. She started singing from an early age, and graduated from the boarding music school “Filip Kutev” in Kotel. Zhivka was a teacher at the music school she graduated from. She has recorded more than 30 songs for the “Golden Fund” of the Bulgarian National Radio. Some of her hits include “Siten Duzhd,” “Kitka ot Strandzha.” “Petur Kulelo Dyalashe,” and more. Zhivka emigrated to the United States in 2000. She is married to the award-winning Bulgarian-American accordionist-composer-producer Milen Slavov.

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