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Sound Portraits from Bulgaria: A Journey to a Vanished World

October 17, 2019

6:00 PM

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

111 Amsterdam Avenue
NEW YORK, NY

For over two decades, starting in the mid-1960s, ethnographer and Balkan dance specialist, Martin Koenig researched and documented traditional Bulgarian music and dance forms in their original settings. To celebrate the 51st Anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, co-founder Koenig comes to the Library to reveal a forgotten and vanishing culture with archival photographs and audio.