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Sunday, May 27
 

7:00pm PDT

Balkanarama
Hot Balkan and Rom dance music

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:00pm - 7:40pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance
  • Genre EME -- Central-Eastern Europe & Balkan - MUSIC
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  • Biography Balkanarama has been performing songs and dance music of the Balkans and the Rom people since 1997 and has performed at Folklife every year since 1998. The band has released 3 CDs.

7:44pm PDT

Zourna Fasaria
Hardcore Balkan dance music!

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:44pm - 7:55pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance
  • Genre EME -- Central-Eastern Europe & Balkan - MUSIC
  • Biography The Govetas family has been performing traditional Greek music together since 2004. Christos Govetas fell in love with zourna music as a small child in Greece, and now his kids are traveling the same road.

7:55pm PDT

Orkestar RTW
Music from the Balkans

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:55pm - 8:35pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance
  • Genre EME -- Central-Eastern Europe & Balkan - MUSIC
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  • Biography Orkestar RTW is a five-piece band based in Seattle, Washington that started in 1987 as the house band for the Radost Folk Ensemble. Named in the tradition of post-World War II Balkan radio and television house bands (such as Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd), Orkestar RTW (Radio-Televizije Washington) plays the music of those bands, primarily traditional dance and folk music from the countries of Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Serbia.

8:35pm PDT

Vardar
Macedonia village music

Sunday May 27, 2012 8:35pm - 8:45pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance

8:45pm PDT

Maria and Vassil Bebelekovi
Rhodope Mountains come to life

Sunday May 27, 2012 8:45pm - 9:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance

9:00pm PDT

Kaba Seattle
Rhodope Bagpipe Band

Sunday May 27, 2012 9:00pm - 9:15pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance

9:15pm PDT

Dromeno
Balkan Gypsy Dance Party

Sunday May 27, 2012 9:15pm - 10:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Balkan Dance
  • Genre EME -- Central-Eastern Europe & Balkan - MUSIC
  • URL
  • Biography Dromeno plays Greek-style brass-band music of the type made famous by Kusturica, in the traditional style. Band members include Christos Govetas and Ruth Hunter, and their kids Eleni and Bobby, along with Nick Maroussis and Peter Lippman. The Govetas family have played all over the US for seminars and festivals, as well as touring in Greece, to great acclaim. Peter Lippman is the work ingest trumpet player in the area, playing with more Balkan bands than you can shake a stick at!