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Balkan Night Northwest (BNNW) is a non-profit organization that coordinates this annual event dedicated to fostering a vibrant Balkan music and dance community in the Pacific Northwest. The volunteers who produce the event and serve as the executive steering committee are Christos Govetas, Ruth Hunter and John Morovich.

BALKAN NIGHT NORTHWEST is an annual festival showcasing Pacific Northwest Balkan musicians organized by an all volunteer committee and dedicated to fostering a vibrant Balkan music and dance community. Proceeds from the festival go towards identifying and enhancing cultural connections between various Balkan communities of the NW through music and dance, and bringing Balkan musicians from afar and showcasing them at the festival.
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BALKAN NIGHT NORTHWEST features bands with membership from all the Balkan countries as well as home-grown aficionados. In years past we have had over thirty bands, just from the Seattle area! Amazing!

There is something for everyone.

You don’t need a partner, and you can dance how you like!