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May 2018

Statewide 2018

May 18 - May 20
Sacramento Masonic Temple, 1123 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 United States
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DOWNLOAD, print, and share this flier! "Gateway to the Sierras" is a weekend of folk dance workshops and parties with master instructors Steve Kotansky and Bruce Hamilton and parties with live dance music by Chubritza. Steve Kotansky will teach Balkan line dances and Bruce Hamilton will teach English Country Dances. Special events include Saturday Balkan party with an exhibition of Croatian dances and singing by Skalinada. Schedule and Syllabus All events take place at the Masonic Temple, 1123 J Street,…

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June 2018

Razzmatazz Folk Dance Weekend

June 1 - June 3
Mendocino Woodlands Camp, 39350 Little Lake Rd
Mendocino, CA 95460 United States
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$110 - $165

Annual Razzmatazz Folk Dance Weekend at Mendocino Woodlands Camp #1 Featuring Ahmet Lüleci teaching Turkish dances, live music with Édessa and guest musician Christos Govetas, Joe Finn & Leslie Bonnett playing Scandinavian music and the True Life Trio with Joe Finn playing Cajun music. $165 adults; $110 children. Information and Registration...

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Dance Party with Staro Vino

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$12

Live Balkan music dance party with Staro Vino! Come dance to the music of Bulgaria, Greece, and Macedonia. Only the finest vintages! They play dance tunes and table songs from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, and Bosnia. Staro Vino is Andrew Cohen (accordion), Joey Friedman (saxophone), Greg Masaki Jenkins (clarinet, tsouras, and vocals), and Mark Jenkins (percussion and vocals). They play dance tunes from Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, and Serbia. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party,…

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Balkan Chili Trio

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$15

Balkan Chili Trio, a ethnic band from Varna, Bulgaria, performs live music for dancing. 6:45pm Doors open 7:00-8:00pm Balkan workshop with Lon Radin and Lucy Chang. Request dancing. 8:00-11:00pm Balkan Chili Trio, tips greatly appreciated! Punch, coffee, and tea provided. Bring snacks to share. Send dance requests to Lucy Chang. We are looking forward to seeing and dancing with you at this special workshop and live music event! DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier. Balkan Chili TrioBalkan Chili Trio The…

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Balkan Chili Live!

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 E. Strawberry Drive
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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$12

Direct from Varna, Bulgaria, Balkan Chili Trio plays authentic dance music from all regions of Bulgaria. Spacious sprung wood floor. Lots of free parking. DOWNLOAD, print, and share an event flier. Balkan Chili TrioBalkan Chili Trio The Balkan Chili Trio plays authentic Bulgarian dance music from all regions of Bulgaria. The goal of the musicians is to preserve and recreate the authentic sound of Bulgarian national music, as it was played in working-bees, and round dances in town squares and…

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October 2018

Balkan Afternoon Workshop with Michael Ginsburg and Evening Party with Bulgarika

October 28
First Baptist Event Hall, 305 N. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301-4105 United States

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November 2018

Pre-Kolo Festival Workshop with Sue Williard and Party with Zabava!

November 17
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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January 2019

Heritage Festival 2019

January 18, 2019 - January 19, 2019
Twin Pines Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane
Belmont, CA 94002 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Friday, January 18th LOCATION: Garden House, Shoup Park, 400 University Ave, Los Altos Come share your favorite club dances. Meet Saturday’s workshop teacher, Željko Jergan! Saturday, January 19th LOCATION: Twin Pines Community Center, Belmont Afternoon Croatian Dance Workshop with Željko Jergan, followed by an evening party.

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