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Golden Fest, Brooklyn, NYC, 17-18 Jan 2014

Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18: CTMD is pleased to be a media sponsor of Golden Fest, New York's biggest Balkan music event and showcase, back in Brooklyn for its 29th anniversary at Grand Prospect Hall, a spectacularly restored historic landmark in Park Slope. The festival, which is sponsored by the Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band, runs from 7:30PM - 12:30AM on Friday and then 6:00PM on Saturday until early Sunday morning. Last year's festival boasted over 70 separate performances, Saturday on 4 concurrent stages. Groups played and sang Albanian, Bulgarian, Romany (Gypsy), Macedonian, Serbian, Greek, Turkish, Norwegian, Klezmer, Ukrainian, Georgian music, and more. All the musicians volunteer their time. Profits are donated to charitable or educational organizations serving Balkan cultures and communities. Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band (www.zlatneuste.org) founded the Golden Festival in 1986 and has sponsored it ever since. Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Avenue, between 5th and 6th Avenues in Brooklyn. Complimentary Balkan & Middle Eastern Snacks/Cash Bar. For tickets, admission prices and more information go to the festival website.

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