Balkan Rhythms & Dance

Lecture Series

Sunday, March 8, 2020


Coulter Lounge

Lecture 12:30PM-1:30PM

John Kuo, the leader of the Chicago-based ensemble Balkan Dances, will give a lecture on Balkan music and rhythms.

Workshop 1:30PM-2:30PM

The ensemble of Balkan Dances will teach guests steps to the most popular dances. Afterwards, the ensemble will give a small performance to the guests.

Performance 2:30PM-3:30PM

The ensemble, in folk dress, will perform so guests can experience up-close the full impact of a fast intricate real-life demonstration


Hand-made instruments and nineteenth century folk costumes will be on display during the event. 

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the International House Global Voices Performing Arts and Lecture Series, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, Chicago Studies, the Department of Music, Department of Anthropology and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.