The 2019 Balkan Calendar
listing Balkan festivals, workshops, tours and other events
in Europe, the U.S. and around the World

(Updated Aug. 17)


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- JANUARY 2019 -

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Petrich), Jan. 1

Greek Dance Seminar (Germany - Balingen), Jan. 2 - 6

Greek Dance Seminar (Greece - Drama), Jan. 4 - 9

Epiphany Festival (Bulgaria - Kalofer), Jan. 6

Folkdance Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jan. 9

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Razlog), Jan. 12

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jan. 12

Orthodox New Year's Party (USA - Los Angeles), Jan. 12

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Starosel), Jan. 13

Spassov Folk Quintet Performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Jan. 13

Vevcani Carnival (N. Macedonia - Vevcani), Jan. 13 - 14

Pazardzhik Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Pazardzhik), Jan. 14

The Golden Festival (USA - Brooklyn), Jan. 18 - 19    program

Folkdance Festival (USA - Belmont), Jan. 18 - 19

Dance Awards Ceremony (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jan. 19

Greek Costumes Workshop (Germany - Stuttgart), Jan. 19 - 20

Balkan Dance Party (USA - Boston), Jan. 20

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (U.K. - London), Jan. 24

Greek Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Baden), Jan. 25 - 26

Surva Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Pernik), Jan. 25 - 27

Dance Seminar (Bulgaria - Varna), Jan. 25 - 27

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Jan. 26

Goran Bregovic Performance (France - Brest), Jan. 31

Folklore Festival (Montenegro - Herceg Novi), Jan. 31 - Feb. 4


- FEBRUARY 2019 -

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Goran Bregovic Performance (France - Rennes), Feb. 1

Wine Festival (Bulgaria - Ilindentsi), Feb. 2

Rakia and Magic Festival (Bulgaria - Ganchovets), Feb. 2 - 3

Gaida Concert featuring Valya Balkanska (Bulgaria - Smolyan), Feb. 6

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Smolyan), Feb. 7

Folkdance Festival (Japan - Tokyo), Feb. 9

Tzvetkov Dance Class (Bulgaria - Sofia), Feb. 9

Wildfowl Tour (Bulgaria), Feb. 9 - 16

Zdravei Bulgarian Festival (Australia - Fulham Gardens), Feb. 10

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Kardzhali), Feb. 13

Trifon Zarezan Festival (Bulgaria - Brestovitsa), Feb. 13 - 14

Great Bulgarian Voices Concert (Bulgaria - Sofia), Feb. 14    video (90 min, 381MB)

Croatian Festival (USA - Los Angeles), Feb. 15 - 17

Wine Festival (Bulgaria - Melnik), Feb. 16 - 17

Greek Dance Seminar (Belgium - Brussels), Feb. 16 - 17

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Karlovo), Feb. 17

Winter Hiking Festival (Bulgaria - Pleven), Feb. 21 - 24

Greek Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Baden), Feb. 22 - 23

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Tundzha), Feb. 22 - 24    program

Folklore Concert (Spain - Mallorca), Feb. 23

Kolofest (USA - Los Angeles), Feb. 23

Folk Concert (Bulgaria - Vladislavovo), Feb. 23

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Feb. 25

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Feb. 26

Folklore Concert (Bulgaria - Ruse), Feb. 28

Kukerlandia Festival (Bulgaria - Yambol), Feb. 28 - Mar. 3    program    video


- MARCH 2019 -

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Goran Bregovic Performance (U.K. - London), Mar. 1

Choir Performance (Bulgaria - Svilengrad), Mar. 1

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 1

Charity Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Karlovo), Mar. 1

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Rakovski), Mar. 1 - 2

Laguna Folkdance Festival (USA - Los Angeles area), Mar. 1 - 3

Greek Music and Dance Party (France - Peyrolles-en-Provence), Mar. 2

Bulgarian Cultural Festival (Spain - Pamplona), Mar. 2

'Pesponedelnik' Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Shiroka Laka), Mar. 3    video

Liberation Day Celebration (Bulgaria - Kalofer), Mar. 3

Liberation Day Celebration (USA - Boston), Mar. 3

Spassov Trio Performance (Hungary - Budapest), Mar. 3

Trakia Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Mar. 4

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Mezdra), Mar. 7

Film Festival (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 7 - 17

Bulgarian Spring Break Tour (Bulgaria), Mar. 8 - 16

Folkdance Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 9

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Karlovo), Mar. 9 - 10

Bulgaria Liberation Day Celebration (U.K. - London), Mar. 10    tickets

Folklore Festival (Greece - Athens), Mar. 10

Kukeri Festival (Bulgaria - Karavelovo), Mar. 10

Bulgarika Performance (USA - Bowling Green), Mar. 11

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Netherlands - Amsterdam), Mar. 12    video

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Netherlands - Eindhoven), Mar. 14    video

Greek Dance Workshop (Germany - Berlin), Mar. 16 - 17

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Mar. 16 - 17

P. Ralchev and Friends Performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Mar. 19

Orpheus Talent Competition (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Mar. 21 - 24

Orpheus' Spring Talent Competition (Bulgaria - Stara Zagora), Mar. 22 - 24

Folkdance Festival (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 22 - 24

Chicago Spring Festival (USA - Chicago), Mar. 22 - 24

Folklore Festival (N. Macedonia - Ohrid), Mar. 22 - 25

Bulgarian Festival (U.K. - London), Mar. 23

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Ruse), Mar. 23

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Haskovo), Mar. 23

Spring Festival (Bulgaria - Velingrad), Mar. 23

Balkan Party (USA - Pittsburgh), Mar. 23

Bulgarian Dance Party (Canada - Montreal), Mar. 23

Kachamak Festival (Bulgaria - Shumnititsa), Mar. 23 - 26

Four-Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 24

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Haskovo), Mar. 24 - 25

Gaida Concert (Bulgaria - Aksakovo), Mar. 27

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Razgrad), Mar. 28

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Sofia), Mar. 30

Lazarovden Festival (Bulgaria - Balchik), Mar. 31

Greek Party (Spain - Barcelona), Mar. 31


- APRIL 2019 -

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Children's Folklore Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina - Banja Luka), Apr. 1 - 6

Dance Seminar (Bulgaria - Borovets), Apr. 4 - 7

Greek Dance Workshop (U.K. - Calver), Apr. 5 - 7

Folkdance Festival (Spain - Gandia), Apr. 5 - 7

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Varna), Apr. 6

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Dupnitsa), Apr. 6

Dance Workshop (Cyprus - Nicosia), Apr. 7

Balkan Festival (USA - Philadelphia), Apr. 7

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Razlog), Apr. 10

Balkan Dance Workshop (USA - Raleigh), Apr. 12 - 13

Wine and Food Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Apr. 12 - 14

Music Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Apr. 12 - 14    video

Folklore Carnival (Bulgaria - Varna), Apr. 13

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Tryavna), Apr. 13

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Elin Pelin), Apr. 13

Romanian Dance Workshop (Germany - Berlin), Apr. 13 - 14

Serbian Dance Workshop (U.K. - London), Apr. 13 - 14

Greek Dance Workshop (Germany - Stuttgart), Apr. 13 - 14    ← Sold out.

Folk Ensembles Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Apr. 14

Varna Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Varna), Apr. 14

Folklore Concert (Bulgaria - Sofia), Apr. 15

Easter Concert (Bulgaria - Sliven), Apr. 17

"Balkan Music Masters" Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Apr. 18    tickets

Cooking Competition (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Apr. 18 - 20

Balkan Music and Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Flueli-Ranft), Apr. 18 - 22

Fanfare Ciocarlia Performance (U.K. - London), Apr. 19

Bulgarian Dance Festival (USA - Chicago), Apr. 19 - 20    tickets

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Pernik), Apr. 20

Koutev Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Apr. 20

Dance Competition (Bulgaria - Kotel), Apr. 20

Dance Festival (Greece - Trikala), Apr. 20

Dance Festival (Bulgaria - Gotse Delchev), Apr. 20 - 21

Folklore Competition (Bulgaria - Shiroka Luka), Apr. 20 - 21

T. Spassov Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Apr. 23

Balkan Trafik Festival (Belgium - Brussels), Apr. 24 - 28

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Pernik), Apr. 25

Goran Bregovic Performances (USA - San Francisco), Apr. 25 - 28

Balkan Brass Festival (France - Val de Gers), Apr. 26 - 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Suvorovo), Apr. 27 - 28

Carpets Festival (Bulgaria - Chiprovtsi), Apr. 27 - 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Vratsa), Apr. 28 - May 1


- MAY 2019 -

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Koutev Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), May 1

Bulgaria Festival (Japan - Ichikawa), May 2

Haiduti Festival (Bulgaria - Nedelino), May 3 - 6    program

Balkan Music Performance (U.K. - Derry), May 4    tickets

Greek Dance Workshop (Czech Republic - Prague), May 4 - 5

Cheverme Festival (Bulgaria - Zlatograd), May 4 - 6    video

Bulgarian Picnic (Spain - Valencia), May 4

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Elenovo), May 4 - 5

Bulgarian Festival (U.K. - London), May 5

Folk Festival (USA - Los Angeles), May 5

Animation Festival (Bulgaria - Sofia), May 7 - 12

Vocal Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), May 8

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - WashingtonDC), May 8    video

BalkanFolk Festival (Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo), May 9 - 19

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Philadelphia), May 10    video

Greek Dance Workshop (Germany - Berlin), May 10 - 12

Youth Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Kavarna), May 10 - 12

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Lyaskovets), May 10 - 12

Bulgarian Festival (USA - San Francisco area), May 10 - 13

Rose Festival (Bulgaria - Kazanlak), May 10 - Jun. 9    program

Folklore Contest (Bulgaria - Sofia), May 11

Greek Dance Seminar (Luxembourg - Luxembourg), May 11

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Pittsburgh), May 11    video

Cheese Festival (Bulgaria - Slivnitsa), May 11

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), May 11 - 12

Bulgarian Festival (Spain - La Nucia), May 11 - 12

Folklore Festival (Albania - Vlore), May 11 - 13

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - New York City), May 12    video

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Lovech), May 12

Humor and Satire Festival (Bulgaria - Gabrovo), May 13 - 19

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Detroit), May 14    video

Folkdance Performance (Germany - Bremen), May 15

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Seattle), May 16    video

'June' Folkdance Camp (USA - Illinois), May 16 - 19

Greek Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Baden), May 17 - 18

Serbian Festival (USA - Washington DC), May 17 - 19

Greek Festival (USA - Anaheim), May 17 - 19

Greek Conference (Canada - Montreal), May 17 - 20

Goran Bregovic Performance (France - Merignac), May 18

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Razgrad), May 18

Folkdance Workshop (Germany - Nuremberg), May 18

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - San Francisco), May 18    video

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Oakland), May 18    video

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Malko Tarnovo), May 18 - 19

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), May 19 - 30    ← Waiting-list only.

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), May 20

Bulgarian Picnic (Bulgaria - Karavelovo), May 23 - 24

Folklore Festival (N. Macedonia - Ohrid), May 23 - 27

Folklife Festival (USA - Seattle), May 24 - 27

Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra Performance (USA - Los Angeles), May 25    video

Folk Festival (Greece - Neos Marmaras), May 26 - 31

Trakia Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), May 27

Bulgarian Study Abroad courses (Bulgaria), May 27 - Jun. 26

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Smolyan), May 28

Rose Valley Tour (Bulgaria), May 29 - Jun. 3

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (France - Coutances), May 30

Spassov Folk Quintet Performance (Bulgaria - Isperih), May 30

Greek Dance Seminar (Germany - Schnega), May 30 - Jun. 2

Rose Festival Tour (Bulgaria - Kazanluk), May 30 - Jun. 3

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Elhovo), May 31 - Jun. 1

Rose Festival Tour (Bulgaria), May 31 - Jun. 3

Folkdance Seminar (Bulgaria - Kranevo), May 31 - Jun. 5

Moisidis Dance Seminar (Greece - Neoi Poroi), May 31 - Jun. 10


- JUNE 2019 -

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T. Spassov and Friends (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Jun. 1

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Pleven), Jun. 1

Bulgarian Picnic (Spain - Pamplona), Jun. 1

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Bourgas), Jun. 1

Bulgarian Festival (USA - Pennsylvania), Jun. 1

Sting in Concert (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jun. 1

Children's Ballet Festival (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Jun. 1 - 4

Sting in Concert (N. Macedonia - Skopje), Jun. 2

Cretan Workshop (USA - Downey), Jun. 2

Dance Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jun. 2

Folk Tour (N. Macedonia), Jun. 2 - 14    Itinerary

Nestinarstvo Fire-walking Ritual (Bulgaria - Balgari), Jun. 3

Bulgarian language course (USA - Pittsburgh), Jun. 3 - Jul. 12

Rose Valley Workshop (Bulgaria - Karavelovo), Jun. 4 - 12

Choir Workshop (Bulgaria - Balchik), Jun. 5 - 9

Wine Festival (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jun. 5 - 9

Rhodope Meadows Festival (Bulgaria - Polkovnik Serafimovo), Jun. 6 - 9

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Hisarya), Jun. 6 - 10

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (U.K. - London), Jun. 7

Folkdance Competition (Bulgaria - Varna), Jun. 7 - 8

International Dance Festival (Bulgaria - Haskovo), Jun. 7 - 9

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Nessebar), Jun. 7 - 9

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dupnitsa), Jun. 7 - 11

Folkdance Groups Festival (Bulgaria - Tran), Jun. 8

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Obzor), Jun. 8

Dance Festival (Bulgaria - Chirpan), Jun. 8

Folklore Picnic (Bulgaria - Ruse), Jun. 8

Bulgarian Evening (USA - Niagara Falls), Jun. 8

Bulgarian Evening (Cyprus - Limasol), Jun. 8

Balkan Ensemble Performances (Spain - Barcelona), Jun. 8 - 9

Greek Dance Seminar (Greece - Skala Potamias), Jun. 8 - 18

Shope Singing Festival (Bulgaria - Lokorsko), Jun. 9

Folkdance Performance (Bulgaria - Sliven), Jun. 9

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), Jun. 9 - 20

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Lozenets), Jun. 10 - Sep. 10

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Asenovgrad), Jun. 11

Greek Dance Seminar (Greece - Thassos), Jun. 11 - 18

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Poland - Szczecin), Jun. 12

Greek Clarinet Performances (Greece - Patras), Jun. 12

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Kiten), Jun. 12 - 16    program

Andonov Dance Lesson (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jun. 14

Folkdance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Pomorie), Jun. 14 - 16    video

Greek Dance Festival (Greece - Paralia), Jun. 14 - 18

Dance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Pomorie), Jun. 14 - 26

Woven Carpets Exhibition (Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo), Jun. 14 - Jul. 10    video

Dance Clubs Festival (Bulgaria - Gorna Oryahovitsa), Jun. 15

Bulgarian Picnic (Bulgaria - Novgrad), Jun. 15

Folkmusic Concert (Greece - Kalamata), Jun. 15

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dimovo), Jun. 15 - 16

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dolna Malina), Jun. 15 - 16

Folk Picnic (Bulgaria - Topolovgrad), Jun. 15 - 16

Greek Dance Festival (Greece - Antiparos), Jun. 15 - 16

Mendocino Folklore Camp (USA - California), Jun. 15 - 22

Folkmusic Concert (Greece - Kalamata), Jun. 16

Youth Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Primorsko), Jun. 16 - Jul. 7

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Elin Pelin), Jun. 17 - 23

Bulgare Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Dobrich), Jun. 19

Euro-Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Tsarevo-Kiten), Jun. 19 - 24

Folklore Concert (Bulgaria - Haskovo), Jun. 20

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Karlovo), Jun. 20

Living Statues Festival (Bulgaria - Ruse), Jun. 20 - 23

Haiduti Festival (Bulgaria - Hisarya), Jun. 21 - 23    program

Folklore Festival (Austria - Vienna), Jun. 21 - 23

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Lozen), Jun. 22 - 23

Historical Festival (Bulgaria - Madara), Jun. 22 - 23    program

Cherry Festival (Bulgaria - Kyustendil), Jun. 22 - 23    program

Ledenika Festival (Bulgaria - Vratsa), Jun. 22 - 23    program    video

Folkdance Festival (Bulgaria - Sandanski), Jun. 22 - 23

Dance Festival (Bulgaria - Devin), Jun. 22 - 23

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Tserovo), Jun. 23

Greek Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Baden), Jun. 23

Greek Festival (Canada - Vancouver), Jun. 23

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), Jun. 23 - Jul. 4

Open public dance with Rhodope Ensemble (Bulgaria - Smolyan), Jun. 25

Folk Festival (Greece - Patras), Jun. 26 - 27

Folklore Festival (Albania - Durres), Jun. 26 - 30

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Nessebar), Jun. 27 - Jul. 7

Folk Festival (Greece - Markopoulo Mesogaias), Jun. 28

Folk Concert (Greece - Lake Trichonida), Jun. 28

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Etropole), Jun. 28 - 29

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Stoletovo), Jun. 28 - 29

Carpets Festival (Bulgaria - Kotel), Jun. 28 - 30

Rakia Festival (Bulgaria - Divdiyadovo), Jun. 29

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Kardzhali), Jun. 29

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Razlog), Jun. 29

Folk Picnic (Bulgaria - Yagodovo), Jun. 29    video

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Kozloduy), Jun. 29

Folklore Concert (Bulgaria - Burgas), Jun. 29

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Polkovnik Serafimovo), Jun. 29 - 30

Folk Picnic (U.K. - Nottingham), Jun. 30


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Folk Festival (Serbia - Belgrade), Jul. 2 - 8

Romanian Dance Seminar (Romania - Timisoara), Jul. 2 - 12

Doktorov Concert (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 5

T. Spassov Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jul. 5

Ethno Festival (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Jul. 5 - 7

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Sozopol), Jul. 5 - 15

Thracian Dance Workshop (Germany - Nuremberg), Jul. 6    ← Sold out.

Costumes Display (Bulgaria - Kutovo), Jul. 6

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Peshtera), Jul. 6

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Zhiltesh), Jul. 6 - 7

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Velingrad), Jul. 6 - 7

Gaida Competition (N. Macedonia - Dolneni), Jul. 7

Sliven Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sveti Vlas), Jul. 8

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 8

Macedonian Dance Seminar (N. Macedonia - Ohrid), Jul. 8 - 17

Traditional Folklore Camp (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 8 - 18

Folk-arts Camp (Bulgaria - Dobrinishte), Jul. 8 - 22

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Provadia), Jul. 9

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (France - Arles), Jul. 10

Door County Folk Festival (USA - Wisconsin), Jul. 10 - 14

Galichnik Wedding (N. Macedonia), Jul. 12

Kukeri Photo Exhibition (USA - Chicago), Jul. 12

Macedonian Festival (USA - New York), Jul. 12 - 14

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Bansko), Jul. 12 - 14

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Gigintsi), Jul. 12 - 14

Children's Folklore School (Bulgaria - Popovo), Jul. 12 - 14

Dance and Music Festival (Hungary - Budapest), Jul. 12 - 15

Fanfare Ciocarlia Performance (Belgium - Brussels), Jul. 13

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Maglizh), Jul. 13

Folk Picnic (Bulgaria - Haskovo), Jul. 14

Serbian language course (Serbia - Valjevo), Jul. 14 - 20

Serbian language course (Serbia - Valjevo), Jul. 14 - 27

Serbian language course (Serbia - Valjevo), Jul. 14 - Aug. 3

Greek Dance Festival (Greece - Soulios), Jul. 16 - 17

Zagreb Folklore Festival (Croatia), Jul. 17 - 21

Mystical Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Bukovo), Jul. 19 - 20    video

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Samokov), Jul. 19 - 20

Rozhen Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Rozhen Meadows), Jul. 19 - 21    program

Tzvetkov Dance Workshop (Bulgaria - Devin), Jul. 19 - 29    ← Waiting-list only.

Singing Contest (Bulgaria - Pernik), Jul. 20

Folklore Performance (Bulgaria - Karnobat), Jul. 20

Bulgare Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Bankya), Jul. 20

Folk Picnic/Festival (Bulgaria - Kmetovtsi), Jul. 20 - 21

Folk Festival (Serbia - Cacak), Jul. 20 - 24

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo), Jul. 20 - 27

Macedonian Dance Seminar (N. Macedonia - Ohrid), Jul. 20 - 29

Bulgarian Annual Picnic (Canada - Ontario), Jul. 21

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dobrich), Jul. 21 - 24

Stockton Folk-dance Camp (USA - San Francisco area), Jul. 21 - 28

Rhodope Workshop (Bulgaria - Ravnogor), Jul. 21 - 28

Jazz Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 21 - 29

Folk Music Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Jul. 22

Tzvetanka Varimezova Singing Workshop (Greece - Crete), Jul. 23 - 28    ← Sold out.

Ivan Varimezov Gaida Workshop (Greece - Crete), Jul. 23 - 28    ← Sold out.

Sliven Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sveti Vlas), Jul. 24

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Kyustendil), Jul. 25 - 27

Roma Camp and Festival (Romania), Jul. 25 - 31

Macedonian Pearl Folk Seminar (N. Macedonia - Berovo), Jul. 25 - Aug. 3

Dorkovo Folklore Festival (Bulgaria), Jul. 26 - 28    video

Uprising Festival (Bulgaria - Ilindentsi), Jul. 26 - 28

Folklore Festival (Greece - Dionisiou), Jul. 26 - 28

Lark Camp (USA - California), Jul. 26 - Aug. 3

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Gugutka), Jul. 27

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Resen), Jul. 27 - Aug. 1

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Peshtera), Jul. 27 - 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Gradishte), Jul. 27 - 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Pleven), Jul. 27 - 28

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 27 - Aug. 1

Tchan Folkdance Seminar (Bulgaria - Pavel Banya), Jul. 27 - Aug. 3

Bulgarian Party (Belgium - Gent), Jul. 28

World Dance Festival (Turkey - Cappadocia), Jul. 28 - Aug. 1

Stockton Folk-dance Camp (USA - San Francisco area), Jul. 28 - Aug. 4

Greek Dance Workshop (Greece - Dytiko Voio), Jul. 28 - Aug. 7

"Ilinden Days" Festival (N. Macedonia - Bitola), Jul. 29 - Aug. 2

Macedonian Music and Dance Seminar (N. Macedonia - Skopje), Jul. 30 - Aug. 7

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Jul. 31 - Aug. 4

Folklore Festival (Romania - Sibiu), Jul. 31 - Aug. 6


- AUGUST 2019 -

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Trakia Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Aug. 1

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Tsaravets), Aug. 1 - 4

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Pleven), Aug. 1 - 5

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (France - Paimpol), Aug. 2

Bulgaria Family Tour (Bulgaria), Aug. 2 - 11

Gaida Festival (Bulgaria - Gela), Aug. 3 - 4    video1    video2

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Bratsigovo), Aug. 3 - 4

Roma Camp and Festival (Serbia), Aug. 3 - 11

Folklorama Festival (Canada - Winnipeg), Aug. 4 - 17

Rhodope Summer Academy (Bulgaria - Shiroka Luka), Aug. 5 - Aug. 18

Folklore Concert (Bulgaria - Burgas), Aug. 6

Jazz Festival (Bulgaria - Bansko), Aug. 6 - 10

Nikolay Doktorov Kaval Seminar (Bulgaria - Razlog), Aug. 6 - 12

Peyo Peev Gadulka Seminar (Bulgaria - Razlog), Aug. 6 - 12

Binka Dobreva Singing Seminar (Bulgaria - Razlog), Aug. 6 - 12    video

Konstantinou Dance Workshop (Greece, N. Macedonia), Aug. 6 - 17

Sziget Festival (Hungary - Budapest), Aug. 7 - 13

Brass Bands Festival (Serbia - Guca), Aug. 8 - 11    video

Greek Dance Workshop (Greece - Orma), Aug. 9 - 19    page 2

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Tarnava), Aug. 10

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Belitsa), Aug. 10

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Strazhitsa), Aug. 10

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Zabardo), Aug. 10

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dobrich), Aug. 10 - 11

Folklore Festival for the Narrow-Gauge Railroad (Bulgaria - Avramovo), Aug. 10 - 11

Folklore and Livestock Festival (Bulgaria - Varshets), Aug. 10 - 11

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Dunavtsi), Aug. 10 - 11

Roma Camp and Festival (N. Macedonia), Aug. 12 - 19

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Kardzhali), Aug. 15

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Ihtiman), Aug. 15 - 16

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Oryahovo), Aug. 15 - 18

"Festival of the National Costume" (Bulgaria - Zheravna), Aug. 16 - 18    video

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Dospat), Aug. 16 - 18

Haiduti Picnic (Bulgaria - Smolyan), Aug. 17

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Nessebar), Aug. 22 - Sep. 1

Dance and Culture Workshop (Greece - Ikaria), Aug. 23 - 31

Folklore Show (Bulgaria - Banya), Aug. 23 - Sep. 1

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), Aug. 23 - Sep. 3

Commemorative Festival (Bulgaria - Ivaylovgrad), Aug. 24

Karakachani Festival (Bulgaria - Karandila), Aug. 24 - 25

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Asparukhovo), Aug. 24 - 25

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Cherni Vit), Aug. 24 - 25

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Starozagorski Bani), Aug. 24 - 25

Greek Dance and Drumming Seminar (Greece - Magnisia), Aug. 24 - 31

Iliana Bozhanova Workshop (USA - Maine), Aug. 25 - 31

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Burgas), Aug. 26 - 30

Dance Festival (Greece - Chios), Aug. 28 - 29

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Balchik), Aug. 28 - 31

Ethnic Jazz Festival (Bulgaria - Dolna Banya), Aug. 30 - 31

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Sandanski), Aug. 30 - Sep. 1

Bulgarika performance (USA - Princeton), Aug. 30

Folklore Evening (Bulgaria - Polski Trambesh), Aug. 31

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Chilnov), Aug. 31

Bulgarika performance (USA - Amherst MA), Aug. 31

Banitsa Mini-Festival (Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo), Aug. 31

Serbian Festival (USA - Chicago), Aug. 31 - Sep. 1


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Folk-art Festival (Bulgaria - Albena), Sep. 1 - 6

Dancing Tour (Turkey - Black Sea region), Sep. 1 - 10

Bulgarika performance (USA - Brooklyn NY), Sep. 2

Bulgarika performance (USA - Philadelphia), Sep. 4

Primorsko Pearl Festival (Bulgaria - Primorsko), Sep. 4 - 7    program

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Golden Sands), Sep. 5 - 10

Bulgarika performance (USA - Lancaster PA), Sep. 6

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Kiten), Sep. 6 - 7

Gaida Festival (Bulgaria - Koprivshtitsa), Sep. 6 - 8

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Borovo), Sep. 6 - 8

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Shumen), Sep. 6 - 10

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), Sep. 6 - 17

Bulgarian Picnic (Bulgaria - Chervena Voda), Sep. 7

Bulgarika performance (USA - Columbus OH), Sep. 7

Embroidery Festival (Bulgaria - Beloslav), Sep. 7 - 8

Music and Dance Festival (Croatia - Zaton), Sep. 7 - 10

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Tipchenitsa), Sep. 8

Ethnofusion Festival (Bulgaria - Varna), Sep. 10

Bulgare Ensemble performance (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Sep. 11

Bulgarika performance (USA - Pittsburgh area), Sep. 11

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Lozenets), Sep. 12

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Silistra), Sep. 13

Folk Festival (Bulgaria - Primorsko), Sep. 13 - 15

Dance Camp With Iliana Bozhanova (USA - Pennsylvania), Sep. 13 - 15

Peppers Festival (Bulgaria - Kyrtovo Konare), Sep. 14

Harvest Festival (Bulgaria - Polikraishte), Sep. 14

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Novi Iskar), Sep. 14

Bulgarika performance (USA - New York city), Sep. 14

Haiduti Festival (Bulgaria - Kalofer), Sep. 14

Gaida Festival (Bulgaria - Stoikite), Sep. 14 - 15

Greek Dance Workshop (U.K. - Oxford), Sep. 14 - 15

Culinary Tour (Bulgaria), Sep. 15 - 20

Folk Tour (Bulgaria), Sep. 16 - 30    Itinerary

Folk Festival (Greece - Neos Marmaras), Sep. 17 - 22

Koutev Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Burgas), Sep. 18

Bulgarika performance (USA - Portland, Maine), Sep. 19

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Gorna Rositsa), Sep. 20 - 22

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Balchik), Sep. 20 - 23

Haiduti Festival (Bulgaria - Zlatograd), Sep. 20 - 23

Plum and Rakia Festival (Bulgaria - Troyan), Sep. 20 - 24

Rick Steves Bulgaria Tour (Bulgaria), Sep. 20 - Oct. 1

Bulgare Ensemble Performance (Spain - Valencia), Sep. 21    tickets

Bulgarika performance (USA - Boston area), Sep. 21

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Balchik), Sep. 21 - 24

Bulgaria Tour, Sep. 21 - 29

International Festival of Brass Orchestras (Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo), Sep. 22

Bulgarika performance (USA - Madison WI), Sep. 26

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Lovech), Sep. 27 - 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Popovo), Sep. 27 - 29

Koutev Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Sep. 28

Greek Dance Workshop (USA - Miami), Sep. 28

Bulgarian Picnic (Cyprus - Larnaka), Sep. 28

Bulgarian Picnic (Bulgaria - Maglizh), Sep. 28

Bulgarika performance (USA - St. Louis), Sep. 28

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Voditsa), Sep. 28 - 29

Archeological Treasures Tour (Bulgaria), Sep. 29 - Oct. 6

Nikolina Chakardukova Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Sep. 30


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Bulgarika performance (USA - Minneapolis), Oct. 1

Rhodope Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Sofia), Oct. 3

Bulgarika performance (USA - Boulder CO), Oct. 4

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Mikrevo), Oct. 4 - 6

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Yambol), Oct. 5

Bulgarika performance (USA - Fort Collins CO), Oct. 5

Bulgarika performance (USA - Portland, Oregon), Oct. 10

Bulgarika performance (USA - Seattle), Oct. 11

Bulgarian Dance Workshop (U.K. - London), Oct. 12

Bulgarika performance (USA - Arcata CA), Oct. 14

Bread Festival (Bulgaria - Strazhitsa), Oct. 16

Bulgarika performance (USA - Chico CA), Oct. 17

Bulgarika performance (USA - Mill Valley CA), Oct. 18

Stone and Compass Tour (Croatia), Oct. 18 - 27

Greek Dance Seminar (Switzerland - Zurich), Oct. 19 - 20

Bulgarika performance (USA - Berkeley), Oct. 20

Bulgarika performance (USA - Petaluma CA), Oct. 21

Bulgarika performance (USA - Sacramento CA), Oct. 23

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Switzerland - Lausanne), Oct. 24

Bulgarika performance (USA - Santa Cruz CA), Oct. 24

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Performance (Switzerland - Zurich), Oct. 25

Bulgarika performance (USA - Menlo Park CA), Oct. 25

Iliana Bozhanova Workshop (USA - Pennsylvania), Oct. 25 - 27

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Plovdiv), Oct. 26

Bulgarika performance (USA - San Jose), Oct. 26

Bulgarika performance (USA - Laguna Woods CA), Oct. 27

Greek Dance Workshop (Greece - Orma), Oct. 27 - Nov. 3    page 2


- NOVEMBER 2019 -

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Bulgarika performance (USA - Los Angeles), Nov. 1

Bulgarika performance (USA - San Diego), Nov. 2

Bulgarika performance (USA - Phoenix), Nov. 5

Bulgarika performance (USA - Houston), Nov. 8

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Ihtiman), Nov. 9

Koutev Ensemble Performance (Bulgaria - Varna), Nov. 12

Bulgarika performance (USA - Durham NC), Nov. 13

Bulgarika performance (USA - Knoxville), Nov. 14

Bulgarika performance (USA - Brooklyn NY), Nov. 15

Bulgarika performance (USA - Wethersfield CT), Nov. 17

Fanfare Ciocarlia Performance (U.K. - London), Nov. 20

Fanfare Ciocarlia Performance (Belgium - Brussels), Nov. 21

Fanfare Ciocarlia Performance (Netherlands - Amsterdam), Nov. 22

Kolo Festival (USA - San Francisco), Nov. 29 - 30

Folklore Festival (Bulgaria - Pazardzhik), Nov. 30


- DECEMBER 2019 -

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