Brooklyn Daily – Dance with Uste: Learn traditional steps at Balkan music fest

“The annual Zlatne Uste Golden Festival — now in its 32nd year — is known for its many rollicking bands, but the dancing among the audience is just as important as the action happening on the fest’s four stages.” – Carolyn Spivak

https://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2017/2/24-golden-festival-balkan-dance-2017-01-06-bk.html

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Video: Inside The Exultant Grand Prospect Hall Balkan Music Fest

“The crowd, like the music, is eclectic. Many attendees sport flower crowns and traditional dress, but dreadlocks and steampunk outfits are visible as well. Grandmas dance alongside twenty-somethings and tweens, and immigrants steeped in folk dancing tradition teach steps to those new to the scene.” BY JENNIFER PREISSEL / GOTHAMIST

http://gothamist.com/2016/01/19/golden_fest_balkan_music.php

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Select videos from Golden Festival 2015

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