October 18th and 19th, renowned Macedonian dancer and teacher, Atanas Kolarovski, will be in Seattle for 2 days of events — a dance workshop and party in his honor. Atanas recently celebrated his 87th birthday, help us make this a very special event for him, and show our appreciation for all he has done and his many accomplishments over the years.
Suggested donations: $15 per event (cash or check only please, sorry, no cards) Food and beverage is potluck, BYOB, bring something to share with your friends! We provide cups, plates, napkins, etc.
Friday Oct 18th 7:30 – 9:00 Dance Workshop, 9:00 – 10:30 Dance to Recorded Music
Atanas will teach Macedonian dances. It’s been years since he has taught in Seattle, don’t miss this rare opportunity! After the workshop, we will turn on the records and dance our favorites with the dancemaster, preparing for our big party on Saturday.
Saturday Oct 19th 7:30 – 11:00 Live Music Party Honoring Atanas Kolarovski
Join us for a live music party in honor of Atanas! We’ve put together not one but two fabulous bands! Performance by Radost Folk Ensemble!
- Doors open at 7:30, come wish our guest of honor well.
- 8:00pm Radost performs an Atanas Kolarovski piece
- Followed by live music dance party!
Dragi Spasoski and the Macedonian All Stars, are our headliners; we’ve gone beyond Seattle to the San Francisco area to pull this band together. We’ve got some of the best Macedonian musicians on the west coast together, it should be a fabulous evening. Our own local Zakuska will spell the All Stars, focusing on vocal songs of Macedonia for this party. If you’ve attended Jana Rickel’s dance classes you’ll be well prepared for their set.