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Balkan Mondays

A monthly Monday-evening workshop on Balkan dance and music,

Presented in collaboration with and on The premises of the

Centre des musiciens du monde
5043 rue Saint-Dominique
Montreal H2T 1V1
7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
or $75 for the 2019-2020 season

(Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, 2019; Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, 2020)


During each workshop you can dance, sing, and/or play music (for dancers)..

Whether you are a dancer, instrumentalist, or singer, and no matter what your level of experience or instrument, you are welcome to join us.

Sergiu Popa will lead the music while a guest dance teacher leads the dances.


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next Workshop: Monday, October 7, 2019
Dance teacher:: Jocelyne Vaillancourt

Since 1975, when Jocelyne first fell in love with folkdance, it has been the focus of her spare time and trips. She has been teaching international folkdancing at the Université de Montréal for several decades.

Dances will include:


Music director    Sergiu Popa

Originally from Moldova, Sergiu is now a key figure in Montreal's world-music scene. A conservatory-trained virtuoso accordionist from a Roma family dynasty of musicians, he is a specialist in the traditional music of SouthEastern Europe.