The Annual Bulgarian Community Picnic 2013
The annual picnic of the Bulgarian community cannot happen without the flavorful music of Lyuti Chushki! Camp Calleva opens doors one more time for the Bulgarian Community of the Greater Washington, D.C. area. This is a very fun event, now in its 4th year!
Venue: Camp Calleva
Location: Poolesville, MD
Admission: Entrance Fee $5 (Age 12 or above)
Greenbelt Folk Dancers
Come out and enjoy another night with Lyuti Chushki at Greenbelt Community Center.
Venue: Greenbelt Community Center
Location: 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Durham Folk Dancers
Another meeting with our friends from Durham. Stay tuned for more information on the exact venue and other details.
Location: Durham, NC
Trifon Zarezan Celebration
Come shake off the February freeze and dance away the winter doldrums by celebrating Trifon Zarezan with us. Trifon Zarezan is the traditional Bulgarian wine celebration that marks the time of year when wine growers trim back their vines.
In commemoration of Bulgaria’s rich wine-making heritage, we will be offering complimentary tastes of several Bulgarian wines.
Please contribute to the celebration by bringing your favorite appetizer or dessert to share.
Adults — $10
Under 21 and over 65 — $5
Photo ID required for wine tastings.
The Bulgarian Community Center DC (www.facebook.com/bgccdc) is graciously co-sponsoring our event and we look forward to jointly presenting this compelling aspect of Bulgarian life. Assen Assenov, BGCCDC’s Chairman, will inform and entertain us with his knowledge of Bulgarian wines and wine-making traditions.
Venue: Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church
Location: 3215 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, Maryland 20783
As usual, Lyuti Chushki will partake in the biggest Balkan music party of the year! Stay tuned for more information on what stage and what time we will perform.
Venue: Prospect Hall
Location: Brooklyn, New York, NY
Vecherinka and Big Birthday Celebration in Pittsburgh
One more meeting with out friends of the Bulgarian Club in Pittsburgh!
The Bulgarian Performing Folk Ensemble Otets Paissii will stage its annual concert on November 17, 2012 at a new location
Steel Valley High School
3113 Main Street
Munhall, PA (Pittsburgh)
Following the concert please join us at the Bulgarian Center at 9:00 pm for the monthly Vecherinka dance party, featuring live music with Lyuti Chushki and friends.
General admission tickets for the Fall Concert cost $10 and are available at the door or by phoning 412-461-6188. Seniors and students may purchase tickets for $5. Children under 12 enjoy free admission. A combined ticket for both the Fall Concert and the Vecherinka costs $15. Students and seniors may purchase a combined ticket for $10.
For more info, check out the web site of the Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center or call 412-461-6188.
Venue: Steel Valley High School
Location: 3113 Main Street Munhall, PA (Pittsburgh)
Vecherinka and Christmas Party with the Bulgarian Community of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area
The Bulgarian community celebrates Christmas the traditional way – with good food and live music. Dancing starts at 7:30pm.
Special guest performers: Children from the Bulgarian Sunday School – Christmas toys workshop
Also in the program
- Bulgarian Cook-off. Cooking competition where the contestants each prepare traditional Bulgarian dishes for judging.
- Bulgarian Traditional Dance Contest. Dance competition where the contestants each dance traditional Bulgarian dances (horo and ruchenitza) for judging.
Venue: Meadowbrook Community Center (Rock Creek Park near the intersection of Rt. 410 & Beach Dr)
Location: 7901 Meadowbrook Ln, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815-3007
Admission: Suggested donation $8 per person, $20 per family
Bulgarian Folklore Fiesta Sponsored by the Bulgarian Music Society
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria is located at 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Venue: Bulgarian Embassy
Location: 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008