upcoming events nearby



Veselo Festival 2021:   Jan. 30-31, stay tuned for details but mark your calendar now!

Past Veselo Festivals

Balkanalia:   Cancelled for 2020



Virtual Dancing in the Time of Coronavirus

Every night of the week

If you hear of a virtual dance or an update to what's listed below, please email me (Sally) at I can't promise this will be up-to-date or accurate but will do my best!

Sundays, (every other, next=Aug 16 - this one will go beyond 8:30) 7:15-8:30 Pacific Time, Veselo Folk Dancers

Meeting ID 956 6896 9002     PW 637 794


East Coast Balkan Camp hosted by EEFC Fri-Sun Aug 14-16, must register. All info at

Singing, instrumental music, dancing, variety show, Zlatne Uste, kids' events, and so much more!

Fabulous Calendar here

Mondays, 6-7:45 Pacific Time, Evanston (IL) Monday Night Folk Dancers, Zoom

Mondays, May 25 and beyond, 4:00 Pacific Time, Balkan Romani dance classes with Alex Markovic. Facebook event page:

Pre-registration required:
Suggested donation $15/class. Paypal, or donate here:

Tuesdays, 11:30-1:30 AM Pacific Time, Israeli Dance Party with Roberto Bagnoli in English & Italian, requests. Every week for foreseeable future. Zoom ID 688 524 960.

Tuesdays in July/Aug, 4:00 Pacific Time, Folk Dancing by the Virtual Fountain, all info at

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm, Hoolyeh Folk Dancing (Corvallis/Albany) on Zoom. Meeting ID# 677 471 718, password: 098 844 or Hoolyeh, not sure which

Tuesdays, 5-7 pm Pacific time, San Antonio Folk Dancers on Zoom Click here to enter the Zoom dancing

Meeting ID: 430 250 629
Password: 959427

Wednesdays, 6:00 Pacific Time, Laguna Folk Dancers (California). Zoom ID 973 571 5210; PW 323823

Wednesdays, 7:00 Dromeno live on FB. Go to Ruth Hunter's FB page.

Thursdays, 11:30 AM Pacific Time, Balkan request dancing with Roberto Bagnoli, in English & Italian, Zoom ID 267 833 855. Every week.

Thursdays, 4:00 pm Pacific Time, Bulgarian Dance Class with Cathie Springer, email for further info.

Meeting ID: 344 610 9511
Password: 426121
Thursdays, 5:00-6:15 Pacific Time, Michael Ginsburg second series, June 25, July 2, July 9, & presumably beyond. Will be on Zoom and Facebook. Must register:

Thursdays*, 7:00 pm Pacific Time, folk dance with Surrey (British Columbia) International Folk Dancers. Each dance gets a quick-teach. Zoom ID# 830 645 734; password Sifd   *This was formerly on Wednesdays.

Fridays, 8-10 pm Pacific Time, L.I.F.E. Balkan Dancers on Zoom. Contact Sherry by e-mail for the private link (, before noon on Friday. Teaching videos & more at

Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time, Dance and more at Folk Arts Center of New England (  Enter Zoom meetings through the FACONE website.  Richard Powers (vintage & swing) on Aug 15; Gergana Panova (Bulgaria) on Aug 22. All info at

Saturday Aug 22, (every 3 weeks) "Tuesday Night Revival" Virtual Balkan Dance Party, 5:00-8:30ish Pacific Time.

info at

Sundays, every other (Aug 9, Aug 23, . . . ) 10:00-1:00 PM Pacific Time, Balkan Virtual Party (requests) with Roberto Bagnoli in English & Italian, Zoom ID 312 594 1469. This event every other Sunday for foreseeable future

Saturday, August 15, 3:00-6:00 pm Pacific time, Peninsula Folk Dance Council (San Francisco Bay area) hosts a dance party on both Zoom and Facebook. No teaching, just lots of fun dancing. Send requests or ask questions at For Zoom on computer:

On phone, with Zoom app: Meeting ID # 600 066 908

On Facebook:

Saturday, Aug 15, 6:30-8:30 pm Pacific Time, International Folk Dancers Association of University City (St. Louis, MO) hosts a virtual dance party on Zoom.

The Zoom Link is

Sundays, 3:00 Pacific Time, Village Dancers (international) in Turlock, CA , Zoom ID  825 5262 8923       Passcode   697402

Sundays, 6:00 Pacific Time, Laguna Folk Dancers (California). Zoom ID# 973 571 5210; password 323823

Dale Adamson (Surrey, British Columbia) has a huge list and calendar of virtual events to “attend” and also several lists of folk dance videos to help you get your folk dance fix. Her list is much more inclusive than this one. Check it out!

Hundreds of YouTubes of international folk dances for you to dance along with, posted by Henry Temchin:

Got kids who wanna dance?

Dancin' Deborah, Wednesdays at 1:00 Pacific Time, 30 minutes of kid-friendly dances, all taught and led on Facebook Live at Dancing Well: The Soldier Project.

Kid-friendly dance-along videos on YouTube channel

Adaptive international folk dancing at home - for the differently abled who love to dance!  Brought to you by Helen Winkler:

End of listing for Virtual Events, updated 8/11/2020

News & Events

Calendar of Balkan Events

OnDit - Oregon Folk Dance News

Eugene Folk Dancers: Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 pm at Identity Dance Studio, 1479 Mohawk Blvd, Springfield, OR.  (Next door to Harbor Freight, on north side) No street shoes. Cancelled until it is deemed safe to resume meeting.

Info about Eugene Folk Dancers:

NW FolkDance Events

Northwest Balkan Events email list

Moveable Feet - Creswell Community Dance

Corvallis Folk Dancers, 2nd Monday monthly, 6:30-9:30, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd, info capeblanco (at)

Salem folk dancers, Wednesdays, info