Ripni Kalinke's Birthday Party and with BULGARIKA
Saturday October 22, 6 PM

 
We have been dancing together for SIX YEARS
and it's time to celebrate!
 
Join us for this festive occasion, 
with live music, delicious Bulgarian food, wine, 
arts and crafts for sale.
 
BULGARIKA plays for your pleasure and Ripni Kalinke will dance!
 
Celebrate the years since a few Bulgarian enthusiasts formed a dance group to express their love of home and desire to be Bulgarian although far from home.
Celebrate the years of dancing together and the friendships we have created.
Celebrate with dance, music, food, wine and old friends. 

Free Entry (donations cheerfully accepted)
 
Birthday Cake for everybody!

BULGARIAN FOODWINE, desserts, fruits will be available for sale. 
Don't miss the BAZAAR where local artists from the Bay area and as far away as Bulgaria will participate with handmade crafts decorated with Bulgarian motives!
 
It is your opportunity to buy hand painted pictures, tapestries, folk costumes and many more items at the bazaar.

It's time to see your friends and enjoy being together.
 
RIPNI KALINKE'S SIXTH BIRTHDAY WITH BULGARIKA
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22 - 6 PM 
Saint Francis Church

1205 Pine Ave, Willow Glen – San Jose
Information: Ripnikalinke.org
Phone: 408 398-8309 
 
Bulgarian Wedding Costumes
are featured at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. Ending soon!

 

Sunday Sept. 11 from 1 to 2 PM a special presentation with curator Kate Eilertsen is included with regular admission.
Through October 2, 2016
The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles provides a richly illustrated exhibition featuring over 50 wedding dress examples from cultures around the world, spanning the last 100 years. It will also include examples of today’s diverse wedding couture.

The exhibition is guest curated by Kate Eilertsen who says: “Whether it is a traditional kimono, red sari or satin Flapper era dress, the wedding dress reveals much about the traditions and history of communities around the world.” 

SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF QUILTS & TEXTILES

520 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
 

WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY: 11AM - 4PM

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 11AM - 3PM

ADMISSION

General: $8.00

Seniors & Students with ID: $6.50

Members and Children (12 and under): Free

First Fridays
(First Friday of every month, except January and July)
Pay what you can from 11am–4pm 
and FREE from 6pm–9pm

http://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/current-exhibitions-sjmqt-museum-art-downtown-sanjose/

RIPNI KALINKE PRESENTS

A BULGARIAN DANCE WORKSHOP WITH

ILIANA BOZHANOVA AND TODOR YANKOV

Thursday October 6, 7-10 PM

Saint Francis Church

1205 Pine Ave, Willow Glen – San Jose

Information: Ripnikalinke.org

Phone:408 398-8309 


 

Iliana Hristova Bozhanova was born in Galabovo, in the Stara Zagora area, Bulgaria. She grew up in a family of musicians and singers in South Thrace. She obtained a masters degree "Bulgarian Folk Dances and Choreography" at the renown Academy of Music and Dance in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She is a dancer, singer and choreographer, and serves as coordinator for the Bulgarian Folk Music and Dance Seminar that is held in Plovdiv each summer. She has brought many popular folk dances, such as Elerinka, to America and has a created a large number recordings of Folklore music both with Todor Yankov and with other musicians.

Todor Yankov is from the Rhodope region of Bulgaria. He grew up in a musical family and plays accordion, gaida and kaval and sings.He has been the accordionist for numerous dance ensembles and often works with Illiana.

Included in your complete October payment of $20 or pay a drop in fee for this event: $15 adults, $10 full time students, under 16 free.

 

 
Join us every Thursday from 7:30-10 PM 
St. Francis Church,
1205 Pine Avenue, Willow Glen, San Jose
$20 per month, or $5 drop-in. 
We offer instruction, open dancing and socializing primarily in Bulgarian.