Monthly Archives: March 2015

Balkan Folk Dance workshop with Michael Ginsburg

We are extremely pleased that  Michael Ginsburg will share his extraordinary talent with Young Bulgarian Voices NY and 101 KABA GAIDI NY this Sunday March 29th.

YBVNY Michael Ginsburg Dance WorkshopMichael has been teaching Balkan Folk Dance for over 50 years. He has taught special Balkan Dance workshops in most of the 50 US States as well as in Japan, Germany, Austria, Israel, Brazil and Macedonia. He is a member of Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band, Kavala Brass Band, and Cherven Traktor. He plays the trumpet and tupan.

After the workshop you can join the Horo “Na Megdana” with live music by 101 KABA GAIDI – New York

@ 525 W 50 St, 1 St floor, Manhattan, NY 10019.    Suggested donation to the school $10. essay writing reviews

Na Megdana @ YBVNY

Come dance with  Catherine Springer  @ Young Bulgarian Voices NY  –   this Sunday at 12 pm. Enjoy the magic of Bulgarian folk dance in the company of a great community and a great instructor!    @ 525 W 50 St, 1 St Floor, Manhattan.

Suggested donation to the school $10.

101 Kaba Gaidi & Tupani NY playing this Wednesday, March 18 in Brooklyn, NY!

This Wednesday, March 18 at Freddy’s :

7:30 – 101 Kaba Gajdi & Tupani NY (Bulgarian): A universe of drums and bagpipes pumping it up Bulgarian style

8:00 – Odglasi (Echoes) (Macedonian): Brooklyn’s Macedonian string band plays powerful roots music as well as urbane city styles from a hundred years ago.

9:15 – Catherine Foster Brass Band (Balkan): All-women Balkan brass band.

Balkan-101 KGNY Freddys

TODAY! March 1st – Martenitsa WORKSHOP

ПОМОГНЕТЕ НИ да направим НАЙ-ДЪЛГАТА МАРТЕНИЦА в …ако не в света, то поне в Ню Йорк!

HELP US make the longest MARTENITSA… if not in the World, than at least in New York!

On the first day of March, Bulgarians exchange and wear white and red tassels or small dolls called “Пижо и Пенда” (Pizho and Penda). The red and white woven threads symbolize the wish for good health. They are the heralds of the coming of spring in Bulgaria and life in general. In Bulgarian folklore the name Baba Marta (in Bulgarian баба Марта meaning Grandma March). Come and join us for our workshop and make yourself and your friends a wonderful present.

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM,   525 W 50th Street, 1ST FLOOR, New York, NY