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November 25 - November 28Free – $100
Online and on-site with globally inclusive Zoom sessions!
Please join us for TEXA-KOLO 2021, a joyous celebration of folk music and dance. We’re all yearning for a big event – this is it!
Kolo Festival is now named as the John Filcich Kolo Festival in honor of Kolo Festival Founder John Filcich.
- Sonia Dion & Cristian Florescu – Romanian line & couple dance
- Evren Soytopcu-Kıyak & Ahmet Lüleci – Turkish Dance
- Steve Kotansky – Balkan Dance and Culture
- Michael Ginsburg – Balkan Dance and Culture
We’re excited to announce that Thursday’s program, exclusively over Zoom, will feature live, hour long sessions with:
- Jaap Leegwater
- Roo Lester
- Yannis and Simos Konstantinou Bata Maroetio
- Tom Bozigian
- Yves Moreau
- Joe Graziosi
Musicians from around the world playing folk dance music for you from: Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Macedonia, Norway, Romany communities, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Turkey, United States.
Enjoy music & singing classes, jams, and live & recorded music parties throughout the weekend. Music staff, assembled from both Texas and California, includes:
- John Morovich
- Michele Simon
- Maria Bebelekova
- Bill Cope
- Don Weeda
- Shirley Johnson
But wait, there’s more!
This year, on both Friday and Saturday, John Filcich will have an hour to share wonderful stories about Kolo Festival over the years and a few of his favorite dances. And in the hour following, John Morovich will share some of his favorite Croatian dances! And both will have live tamburitza music!
TEXA-KOLO 2021 is an historic hybrid partnership. There will be electricity in the air as we gather live, on-site at the Croatian American Cultural Center in San Francisco, plus electronically over Zoom. Zoom participants will be able to view selected parts of the on-site program, and we will project portions of the Zoom program in the on-site Kafana.
The John Filcich Kolo Festival board is committed to ensuring a safe on-site environment while still preserving the most precious elements of the festival. Please read our COVID protocols.
Let’s make some magic! Register now! Any questions? Email: email@example.com
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Registration includes options to register for in-person and/or online Zoom participation.
On-site and Online
Location: Croatian American Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112
Price: $30 – 100
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