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Balkan Dance: Kef ^ *

Kef plays dance music of Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania and Greece. The ensemble consists of two trumpets, sax, accordion, vocals, cello and drums. Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, the group formed in 2006 and has been playing for dancers and listening audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest ever since. Learn more at their LEARN MORE

Balkanarama*

Balkanarama is from Seattle and plays party music from Southeast Europe. Donate and learn more on their website. LEARN MORE

Interview with Martin Koenig: Sounds from Bulgaria *

In the early 1960s ethnographer and Balkan dance specialist Martin Koenig embarked on his first trip to Southeast Europe armed with a letter of introduction from the legendary anthropologist Margaret Mead. On that trip and many subsequent ones over a span of twenty-five years, Koenig traveled to villages throughout the Balkans, researching… LEARN MORE

Radost Folk Ensemble *

Radost Folk Ensemble has been performing the dances of the Balkans and Eastern Europe since 1976. Learn more at their website. LEARN MORE

Sound Portraits from Bulgaria by Martin Koenig

In the early 1960s ethnographer and Balkan dance specialist Martin Koenig embarked on his first trip to Southeast Europe armed with a letter of introduction from the legendary anthropologist Margaret Mead. On that trip and many subsequent ones over a span of twenty-five years, Koenig traveled to villages throughout the Balkans, researching and documenting… LEARN MORE

Trio Tsuica

Trio Tsuica takes its name from Țuică, or Romanian plum brandy. They play a distillation of café and dance music from Romania, Hungary, and nearby countries. They are Brent Geary on violin, Kathy Fors on accordion, Paul Beck on cimbalom, and Peter Whitmore on bass. They take turns being the fourth member of the trio. Their second album is in the… LEARN MORE

Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble

Dances and music of Croatia. Ensemble established in 1975 to preserve and share our Croatian culture and folkways. Learn more on their website. LEARN MORE