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BalkanFest 2022

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One event on August 11, 2022 at 12:00 am

$50 (adults and kids 12-17), $20 (children 7-11), children 6 and under are free


Come celebrate Balkan music and dance with us at our weekend festival—in person! Our East Coast BalkanFest will be held in the lively West Village and Astoria neighborhoods of New York City. Rain or shine! Jump into the joy with a live-music dance party on Friday night and then come back for classes and more dance parties on Saturday with world-class instructors and performers such as Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band and Merita Halili and Raif Hyseni. People of all ages and experience levels are welcome!

WHO: The East European Folklife Center (EEFC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, celebrate, and educate the public about traditional and traditionally based music, dance, and cultures of the Balkans.

WHEN/WHERE: The event lasts over two days, Friday August 5 and Saturday August 6, 2022

Friday’s events at

Village Community School SkyYard
272 W. 10th St.
New York, NY 10014
Price: $25

Saturday’s events at
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
29-19 24th Ave.
Astoria, NY 11102
Price: $50


Friday $25, Saturday $50
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to a limited number of places.
Covid Protocols are in place. Please read here. If you cannot abide these, please do not attend.

INFORMATION: at https://eefc.org/balkan-camp/east-coast-balkanfest/


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