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December 2017

Holiday Folk Dance Party with Da! Mozhem

December 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Avenue
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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$10

Everyone is welcome to come dance and/or just listen to the fabulous music for this annual holiday party. The first hour will feature dancing to old and new recorded favorites, followed by Da! Mozhem performing a great mix of Balkan and international music. Da! Mozhem With veterans of many well-loved groups, including the People’s International Silver String Macedonian Band, Westwind, the Slavonian Traveling Band, and Born to Drone, Da! Mozhem plays a lively and beautiful variety of folk dance music…

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January 2018

Balkan Dance Party with Svirači

January 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

Balkan Dance Party with SviračiSvirači features Jim Little (gajda, fiddle & tambura), Melissa Miller (kaval, vocals & percussion) and Lew Smith (tambura & percussion). Svirači specializes in Macedonian and Bulgarian dance music. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band!

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Balkan Folk Dance Party with Da! Mozem

January 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 E. Strawberry Drive
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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$10

Kopachka Folk Dancers invites you to a Balkan Folk Dance Party, dancing to the music of Bay Area favorite band, Da! Mozhem. $10 entrance fee includes light refreshments. Students are half-price, children free. For more details contact Suzie at president@kopachkafolkdancers.com or Nadav at 415-497-4890.

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Heritage Festival 2018

January 19 - January 20
Twin Pines Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane
Belmont, CA 94002 United States
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$10 - $40

Friday, January 19th LOCATION: Garden House, Shoup Park, 400 University Ave, Los Altos Opening Party - $10 7:00 to 10:00pm Come share your favorite club dances. Meet Saturday’s Workshop Teacher, Miroslav "Bata" Marčetić! Saturday, January 20th LOCATION: Twin Pines Community Center, Belmont Dance Workshop - $15 1:30 to 4:30pm With joy and verve Bata will teach a variety of Serbian dances. Our previous favorites include Žagubicanča and Serez. Miroslav "Bata" Marčetić Director of the Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing Miroslav…

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March 2018

Annual Red & Black Ball

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monroe Hall, 1400 W. College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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$5

International dance party to recorded favorites plus live music and singing with Gradina and Druzhina. Wear red and black! $5 plus tips for singers and musicians

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Balkan Dance Party to Celebrate Jerry Duke’s 80th

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 E. Strawberry Drive
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Free

Kopachka Folk Dancers hosts a FREE party for one and all to celebrate Jerry Duke’s 80th birthday! IT’S FREE! Jerry and Jill are providing live music by Zabava! Refreshments provided. DOWNLOAD, print, and share the event flier.

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April 2018

Dance Party with Da! Mozem

April 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$12

International Dance Party with Da! MozemDance to your favorite international tunes with Da! Mozem. Bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band! Da! Mozhem Da! Mozhem is quite possibly the largest folk dance band popular today in the Bay Area. Its members for this party are John Burke (accordion, vocals), Joyce Clyde (gadulka, vocals), Sonne Lemke (vocals), Paul Litsky (tambura), Alan Moore (accordion, kaval), Barbara Saxton (vocals), Lew Smith (doumbek, tupan), Ginny…

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May 2018

Balkan Dance Party with Zabava!

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

Live Balkan music and dancing to Bill Cope and Zabava! Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band! Bill CopeZabava!Energetic, soulful, and rhythmically dazzling music played from the center of the dance floor--music from Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian, and Romani traditions. The musicians recreate the vibrant interplay of traditional music and dance from the cultural crossroads. Michele Simon (vocals, tupan, hand drum) Juliana Graffagna (vocals, tambura) Bill Cope (gajda, bouzouki, tambura,…

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Hungarian Festival

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Twin Pines Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane
Belmont, CA 94002 United States
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$15

Experience the tastes, sights and sounds of Hungary. Come see what makes Hungarian culture truly unique! All music and dance performances and exhibits are included in the price of admission. Live Performances Live Folk Dance and Music Traditional Food and Pastries Fine Hungarian Wine Cultural and Art Exhibits Puppet show and crafts for the Children Hungarian Craft and Gift Faire Evening Dance Circles [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htOSYaF21tw&w=560&h=315] 2017 Hungarian Heritage Festival Tickets

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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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