Upcoming Events

Our Next Party

March  23rd  8-11 pm  Kef

Suggested Donation $15


Kef Kef, from Eugene OR, plays village dance music of the Balkans in a variety of styles, including brass band!  It’s a party! As always, you are encouraged to bring treats and beverages to share with your friends and fellow party goers.


May 4th  8-11 pm Balkanalia! Fundraiser Party


Keep the dancing going, come support Balkanalia!  Balkan music and dance party with music provided by Dragi Spasovski & the Macedonian All-Stars, Gin & Pontic from Portland, and other bands TBA!

Balkanalia! is a dance and music camp happening every summer in the Portland OR/ Mt Hood area. If you’ve ever been to Balkanalia, would like to go to Balkanalia sometime, or just want to make sure the “Balkan community” keeps this camp in our neighborhood, please come and make a donation to Balkan Festivals Northwest!

Save the Dates

Check for updates often!
April 6 &13 Jana’s Class
May 4 Balkanalia Fundraiser Party
May 25-28 Folklife Festival
Late July or early Aug Yearly visit from Petr Iliev
Sept 7 NW Folklife Fundraiser Party
Oct 26 Halloween Party “Dances in Disguise”
Dec 15 Dromeno Holiday party


 Our Next Class

April  6 & 13 – Jana teaches

 Classes are FREE for students and newcomers!!  Yes, you read that right,  FREE!


Each lesson is an hour, from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m., after which there’s a social dance to requests for the rest of the evening, until about 10:30 p.m.  Come join us and see what Jana or Bob have  planned  in the way of fun dances.  You can expect to learn dances that will be done at SBD for years to come.  The lessons are $12 each (or FREE!) or $55 for longer series, which includes the entire evening of dance. Come dance with us!

For folks wishing to come after the lessons end at 8:30 p.m., we suggest a donation of $5 for the evening of dance.