Calendar

yellow highlight = Ontario event

Sept 1-4

World Village Music & Dance Camp, Timber Ridge Camp, Highview, WV, Dance teachers: Sonia Dion and Cristian Florescu (Romanian), Steve and Suzy Kotansky (Balkan), Roo Lester and Harry Khamis (Scandinavian). Singing: Carl Linich (Georgian), Music: Loretta Kelley (Scandinavian). Website: World Village Music & Dance.

Sept 22-25

World Camp, Iroquois Springs Camp, Rock Hill, NYJoe Graziosi, Yannis Konstantinou, Steve Kotansky, Ahmet Luleci, and others. Music: Edessa, Zlatne Uste, Raif Hyseni and Merita Halili, Chris Tiktapinidis. Website: worldcamp.us.

Oct 6-8

Ellen Golann Folk Dance Weekend, Hopewell Junction, NY with Yves Moreau.

Oct 6-9

Oktoberfest International Dance Weekend, Fairlee, VT, Dance teachers: tba in September, Music: The Pinewoods Band. Website: Oktoberfest International Weekend.

Nov 3-5

Autumn Leaves International Dance Workshop (XXXIV), Nashville, TNTom Bozigian with Sheree King (Armenian). Info: nifddance@gmail.com. Website: http://www.nifddance.com/.

Nov 23-26

Texas Camp, Texas International Folk Dancers, Bruceville, TX Teachers tba. Website: Texas Camp

TOURS & CRUISES

June 27 – July 5

Greece – 18th Seminar of Greek Dance, with Kyriakos Moisidis – Papa Nero, Pilion, Thessaly, Greece. Kyriakos will be teaching dances from Macedonia and Thrace, as well as Pontic dances. Contact: moisidiskyriakos@gmail.com.

July 3-17, 2017

Europe from A to Z, Amsterdam to Zurich along the Rhine July 3-17, 2017 – led by Marija Hillis of Dance on the Water. Contact: folkdanceonthewater@gmail.com

July 4-15

Culinary Tour of Bulgaria! Food, culture, wine and more A Jim Gold tour led by George Vishegonov

July 13-21

Wine Tasting Tour of BulgariaSofia, Plovdiv, Veliko Turnovo. A Jim Gold Tour led by George Vishegonov. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com

July 16-23

Turkey/Greece with Ahmet Luleci, travelling in northwestern Turkey and northern Greece. For complete tour information contact Ahmet at Danstur.

July 18-28

GREECE: GIANNINA /IPIROS PROJECT! with Kyriakos Moisidis. Picturesque villages, high mountains, rich culture, music, songs and dances. Contact: Kyriakos at moisidiskyriakos@gmail.com

July 21-Aug 5

Poland! Krakow, Zakopane, Lodz, Gdansk, Olsztyn, Warsaw. A Jim Gold Tour led by Richard Schmidt. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

July 23-29

Bulgarian Folk Music and Dance Seminar in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Contact: Larry Weiner by phone at 1-301-565-0539 or contact@folkseminarplovdiv.net

July 28-Aug 8

Bulgaria Led by Belčo Stanev, dance seminar and International Folk Festivals in Veliko Tarnovo and Varna. E-mail: belcostanev@gbg.bg

Aug 5-17

Romania! Bucharest, Sibiu, Cluj and more. Led by Jim Gold. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

Aug 7-20

Scotland! Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, St. Andrews, Aberdeen. Led by Richard Schmidt. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

Sept 4-15

Culinary Tour of Bulgaria! Food, culture wine and more. A Jim Gold tour led by George Vishegonov. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

Sept 12-23

Transylvania An ethnographic and cultural tour with Sonia and Cristian in collaboration with Camelia and Nelutu Motoc. Contact: Sonia_dion@hotmail.com

Sept 15-23

Wine Tasting Tour of Bulgaria Sofia, Plovdiv, Veliko Turnovo. A Jim Gold Tour led by George Vishegonov. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com

Sept 21-30

Balkan Journeys – Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Serbia, Hungary. Contact: info@cobblestonefreeway.ca

Oct 5-17

Hungary: Dance and Cultural Tour with Steve and Susan Kotansky. Contact: Stephenkotansky@gmail.com

October 15-29

Balkan Splendour – Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Montenegro. Led by Jim Gold and Lee Otterholt. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

July, August, September 2017

Ukraine Several tours to Ukraine focussing on varying aspects of Ukrainian culture, music, singing, dancing. Contact: info@cobblestonefreeway.ca

2018 Tours

March 11-22

Israel! Jerusalem, Masada, Tel Aviv, Galilee, Haifa, Tiberias, Safed, Golan Heights. Led by Jim Gold with Dr. Joe Freedman. Contact: jimgold@jimgold.com

June 12-25

Norway/Denmark/Sweden. Led by Lee Otterholt. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com

July 29-Aug 12

Wow! 5 Balkan Countries Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Albania, Greece! Led by Jim Gold and Lee Otterholt. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com.

October

Spain Led by Jim and Lee Friedman. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com

2019 Tours

February 2019

Argentina. Led by Jim Gold and TBA. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com

October 2019

Greek Islands: Crete and Santorini. Led by Jim Gold and Lee Otterholt. Contact jimgold@jimgold.com.


Evening Cruise Hungarian Folk Dance
Budapest, Hungary, Dinner tours and Hungarian Folkdance show, year-round