Friday, January 15, 2021

6pm EST (UTC-5)Doors Open, Martenitsa workshop
7pm – 1am ESTMusic Live Stream (Vimeo) – register here for link

Saturday, January 16, 2021

5pm ESTDoors Open
6pm – 1am ESTMusic Live Stream (Vimeo) and
Charshiya Gatherings (Zoom)

View the continuous music Stream on Vimeo using your email ticket link or access code.
No ticket? Register here. Lost ticket? Find it here or reregister.
Join separate Charshiya gatherings on Zoom via the Gatherings page, or click the link in Description below.
Group details and performer names here. Group CDs, merchandise, tip jars here.

Note: All times are approximate, USA EST (UTC-5). Schedule subject to change.
Tune in early for your favorite groups in case the festival runs ahead of schedule.

Fri 6:00pmMartenitsa WorkshopZoomMake a traditional Balkan ornament of red and white yarn as a wish for health, peace and that spring will soon come. All ages welcome. (Charshiya gathering)
Fri 7:00pmSession 1Stream
7:05Dance TeachingStream LiveSteve teaches a dance, then we dance to the music. Repeat.
7:05Zlatne Uste First DanceStreamBalkan Brass set with dance Instruction
7:48Backyard JamStreamBackyard Balkan
7:55Milorad GolijanStreamSerbian traditional dance music on accordion
Fri 8:00pmSession 2Stream
8:05ROSA vocal groupStreamSerbian traditional singing
8:13VeselbaStreamBulgarian and Macedonian folk songs and dance music
8:38Marjorie & MelindaStreamMacedonian traditional songs with tambura
8:53SviračiStreamMacedonian and Bulgarian folk dance tunes
Fri 9:15pmSession 3Stream
9:18NivaStreamMacedonian village style ensemble
9:45Aya Safiya & Tano BrockStream LiveTraditional music from Greece and Albania
10:07Mountain LionsStreamBalkan and Turkish dance music on saxes and drum
Fri 10:30pmSession 4Stream
10:33BAT TrioStream LiveTurkish classical music
10:53KavalaStreamMusic from Greek Macedonia
11:24Vassil Bebelekov tributeStreamRhodope kaba gajda (Bulgarian low bagpipe) & world music
Fri 11:45pmSession 5Stream
11:49Mark Levy and Carol Silverman InterviewStreamEEFC Founder Mark Levy and Carol Silverman speak about Slavej and Golden Festival
11:54SlavejStreamBalkan folk music
12:10Musiki PareaStreamGreek and Turkish village and urban styles
12:36Vila NavioStreamPortuguese traditional music reinterpreted
12:59Greek JudasStreamHard Rock take on old Greek Rebetika
Sat 5:00pmDoors OpenStream
Sat 6:00pmSession 1Stream
6:02Ethel Raim InterviewStreamReflections from CTMD founder Ethel Raim
6:03101 Kaba Gaidi and TupaniStreamBulgarian bagpipes and drums
6:09The Rosen SistersStreamInternational folk dance tunes on twin fiddles
6:29Cherven TraktorStreamTraditional Bulgarian dance music
6:46DunavaStreamBalkan choir
6:57Dunava Sing-alongStream LiveSing along in three part harmony
Sat 7:00pmSedenka GatheringZoomTextiles, traditions and travel tales (Charshiya gathering)
Sat 7:00pmSession 2Stream
7:03Dina Trageser InterviewStreamDina Trageser on Dunava and Golden Festival
7:06Da! MozhemStreamBalkan dance music and song
7:23Young Bulgarian Voices New YorkStreamBulgarian traditional songs
7:30Orchester PraževicaStreamMusic of the lower Danube area
7:52IhtimanskaStreamBulgarian and Turkish music reinterpreted
Sat 8:15pmSession 3Stream
8:15Lauren Brody's Accordion BytesStreamBulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian songs and dance tunes
8:23DolunayStream LiveTurkish music
8:45Y.A.M.M.S.StreamRoma music from Serbia and Macedonia
9:12Novi Hitovi Brass BandStreamBrass bangers from the Balkans and beyond
Sat 9:30pmSession 4Stream
9:30Kehilla Community Klezmer BandStreamJewish festive and dance music
9:35Slavic Soul Party!StreamBalkan brass funk
9:47Wind of AnatoliaStream LiveTurkish folk and pop music
10:00pm (time change)Boza ChallengeZoomTurkish and Balkan beverage-making and lore (Charshiya gathering)
10:09Sarma Brass BandStreamBalkan brass band music
10:18Zabava!StreamIzvorno and chalgija music from Macedonia and Bulgaria
Sat 10:40pmSession 5Stream
10:42Zlatne UsteStreamBalkan Brass band music
11:19GogofskiStreamMacedonian music
Sat 11:45pmSession 6Stream
11:46Vlada Tomova InterviewStreamVlada Tomova speaks about Yasna Voices and Golden Festival
11:50Yasna Voices NY Bulgarian Women's ChoirStreamBulgarian women's choir
12:02Ashlae Blume BandaStream LiveRoma and Balkan folk and fusion
12:23MadarkaStreamEastern European music esp. Klezmer and Roma
12:38Scott Wilson & EfendiStreamMid East music
12:47KefStreamBalkan dance music
13:16Zlatne Uste FinaleStreamZU playing in Grand Prospect Hall

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