Announcing the first ever Philadelphia festival of Balkan music and culture! The Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley in conjunction with Fly Bottle Records are proud to present
Philly boasts a rich tapestry of communities of Balkan and Roma (Gypsy) heritage, and artists and artisans creating in the Balkan and Roma traditions. Its time we got together to celebrate these beautiful traditions in a festival of the living arts and culture of the Balkans, Philly style.
The all-ages festival will take place at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, from 2 - 7 pm on April 7, 2019. We have assembled a full program with events all afternoon, taking over the whole building with non-stop music performances in both the concert stage room and the spectacular dance hall beneath the great rotunda, plus food trucks, dance workshops, and more spanning the Balkan folk traditions, and beyond!
UPDATED festival schedule:
2:30 Dance workshop
3:00 Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble
3:30 West Philadelphia Orchestra
4:45 Max's New Hat
5:30 Dolunay NYC
6:15 Raya Brass Band
Balkan food and drink provided by Euro Food Market. Lots of vegetarian and vegan food options will be available.
PLUS kids' activites throughout the day, including Balkan-themed kids' crafts and a puppet show! Time TBA.
TICKET OPTIONS: To buy tickets and festival merchandise with a credit or debit card, simply click the PayPal button and you will be given the option to use debit/credit card, or a PayPal account.
The Rotunda (View)
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|