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Spring Festival Балкански пролетен фестивал
петък, март 24, 2017
6:00pm - All Ages
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Spring Festival, 2017 Ensemble Balkanske Igre's 52nd anniversary

March 24 – March 26
Mar 24 at 6 pm to Mar 26 at 5 pm

International House at the University of Chicago
1414 E 59th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637


51-ви Балкански пролетен фестивал

The Spring Festival, March 24-26, 2017 is an eagerly awaited annual event that draws enthusiasts of Balkan and other Eastern European and Eastern European music, dance, and culture from across the USA and Canada and features a Saturday evening concert, evening parties with live music, culture sessions, and workshops throughout the weekend in dance, music, and singing with world renowned masters and folk artists. This is one of the largest festivals of its kind in North America. This year’s 52nd Anniversary Spring Festival will feature:
Concert followed by dance party, Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7pm E 59th St, Chicago, $30/$20 lower price for students/seniors)

Chris Bajmakovich & Muzika4U
Ensemble Balkanske Igre
Balkanski Ritmi Bitov Orchestra
Bagul (Turkmen dancer) [the “u” should be an umlauted “u”]
Alija Dalipović
CCEA Advance Dance Troupe
Izvoras [the “s” should be an “s” with a cedilla under it if you have the font]
Hristo & Vladimir Mollov
Maya Flamenco

Workshops & Culture Sessions. Saturday & Sunday, 9am – 5pm (new sessions each hour), $12/$10

Svetla Angelova, Thracian Bulgarian songs

Chris Bajmakovich, Macedonian songs and accordion

Nina Kavardjikova, Bulgarian dances & culture session

Ahmet Luleci, Turkish dances & culture session

Vera Miladinovic, Serbian dances

Galia Miloucheva Kuo, Pirin dances

Ventzi Sotirov, Pirin dances

James Stoyanoff, Greek, Macedonian, & Turkish clarinet, makamlar

The festival opens with a Friday evening mini-workshop, performances, and dance party, 3/24/2017, 8pm, $20/$10

Orchestra Balkana
Ensemble Balkanske Igre
Dukati Biseri

For advance reservations or detailed information, please contact: balkanske_igre@yahoo.com or John 847-331-7842 or
Galia 847-858-9822

The Spring Festival is part of the International House Global Voices Performing Arts series and is cosponsored by the International House, the Center for Eastern European and Russian/Eurasiann Studies (CEERES), WPHK, and the Ensemble Balkanske Igre.

John Kuo
Enterprise Operations Architect Technical Operations
Galia L Miloucheva Kuo

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