Summer Festival Zevenhuizen (A12)

Thursday evening June 29 till Sunday afternoon Juli 2, 2017

General information

The Summer Festival is an initiative from with the purpose of spreading dances originated in the Balkans. In this third edition there will be teachers teaching dances from Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonian and Romanian.


  • Greek dance by Evangelos Tsaganos with live music by Trediki
  • Serbian dance by Vladimir Tanasijevic with live music by Alexander Smrekic.
  • Musicians workshop by Ivo Boswijk (when enough applicants, please list yourself)
  • Macedonian dance by Wijnand Karel
  • Romanian dance by Dominike Karantzounis
  • Balkan Singing Workshops led by Ivo Boswijk
  • Friday night ball with orchestra Sedenka
  • Saturday evening: special Balkan dinner with live music from the Black Sea Quartet
  • Saturday night ball with Turquasi
  • Sunday morning: during the coffee concert all dancers, singers and musicians come together for one of the rehearsed songs.

Musicians workshop:

Ivo Boswijk will lead 2 times a day a musicians workshop. It is required to attend both: the 2nd musicians workshop builds on the first workshop. Pay attention please: you have to indicate in registration you want to take part in these workshop, it will only happen when enough people are interested.

For more information about the teachers and the timetable, go to: Programma en docenten (program and teachers)


  Before April 15th After April 15th 2016
  • Workshops
  • Balls
  • 2x coffee or tea per day
  • € 150
  • € 85 Teens and students to 27 years old
  • € 165
  • € 100 Teens and students to 27 years old
Saterday evening (20:30 - 24:00):
  • Ball
  • Truquasi
€ 15 at the door 


Delicious meals are being prepared by Els Berk, Anja Luijcx and Marja van Boeschoten.

When applying for the festival you can also order the meals. 

  • breakfast: € 7,50
  • lunch: € 10
  • Thursday diner vegetarian: € 10
  • Friday diner vegetarian: € 15
  • Saturday Balkan diner vegetarian € 17,50
  • Saturday Balkan diner with meat € 22,50



The Summerfestival facilitates camping places (rates per person per night) and beds in bungalows. The camping ground and bungalows are 1.2 km away from the festival. For more information see Accommodation.


Community centre 'Swanla' in Zevenhuizen (beside the A12, near Gouda, South Holland Province):

Cultureel Centrum Swanla
Burgemeester Klinkhamerweg 86
2761 BJ  Zevenhuizen (ZH)

For directions go to:  Location and Directions where you will find a small map and a link to Google containing the correct address.


Information and contact

For more information: send an e-mail to To subscribe to the festival go to the English application form in this web site.

Poster (Dutch)

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