May 10 and 11, 2024
The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival 2024

Two nights of Balkan music, dance & border-crossing celebration
Sponsored by Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band

Shaking up NYC together for over 35 years! Join us and enjoy great music and lively
dancing where community forms amongst strangers and families in true Balkan tradition.
Golden Festival showcases more than 40 bands and acts on multiple stages over two nights.
Balkan & Middle Eastern refreshments, Balkan arts vendors, as well as beautiful Balkan textiles on display.

An incredible grass roots event. Both nights in Astoria, Queens at:

Astoria World Manor
25-22 Astoria Blvd
Astoria, NY 11102

Fri. May 10, 7:30 pm – 12:30 am. Doors open 7:00 pm
Saturday May 11, 6:00 pm – 2:00 am. Doors open 5:30 pm

Complimentary Balkan & Middle Eastern Snacks/Cash Bar
Subway: N to Astoria Blvd. check
Parking: Onsite parking lot (200 cars), street parking

General festival information: 646-844-GOLD (4653)
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Profits are donated to Balkan educational and relief organizations.

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Friday Night Schedule TBA

Saturday Night Schedule TBA

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Note: Schedule subject to change

StartVenueGroup NameDescriptionMusicians

Ballroom: Performance 2fl
Gold Room: Performance 2fl
Venetian Room: Charshiya Market 2fl
Empire Room: Performance 1fl
Imperial Room: Performance 1fl
Regency Room: Food Service 1fl
Cornicello Room: Bar 1fl