Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

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

June 15-22, 2024
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August 10-17, 2024
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There’s more than one way to stay connected to the EEFC throughout the year. Subscribe to our email Newsletter for monthly updates. Join the Discussion List (an active email group with searchable archives since 1993). Send us a message.

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Our 2022-23 programs are supported in part by a generous grant from the California Arts Council.


Frequently Asked Questions

How is the EEFC organized?

The EEFC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a volunteer board with 5 to 11 members. The board is responsible for defining and promoting the mission of the organization, and oversees operations, staff, and various committees. Board members chair programming, finance, fundraising, and development committees.

Learn more about the board, the staff and the committees. The staff and board can be reached through the contact page.

How does one get on the Board of Directors?

Board terms are 5 years and staggered, so every year new volunteers join the Board. The standing Board communicates about open positions through the listserv and MailChimp. Anyone can apply. If you are interested in joining the Board, please reach out to a current Board member or use the application form.

How does one become a member of the EEFC?

Membership is an annual giving program to help cover the gap between workshop tuitions and the cost of putting on our programs. Different membership levels come with some fun EEFC swag as premiums in addition to the reward of the warm glow of knowing that you are contributing to the continued existence, health, and growth of our organization.

Learn more about membership and join.

I can’t attend a camp, but I’d like to learn more about Balkan music and dance. How can I do this?

The EEFC email discussion group is a great resource for finding events in North America and abroad. If you join the forum, you will find that the community is generally happy to offer information and resources about music and dance. There is a wealth of knowledge out there. The discussion forum archives are also available for keyword searching. Learn more about the listserv and sign up.

Our Facebook page also has information about music and dance events around the US. “Like” the page to get updates. 

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