The Soul of Macedonia - LIVE IN PITTSBURGH
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA15213
Experience a feast for your eyes, ears and soul!
The National Folklore Ensemble of Macedonia is bringing a colorful and captivating spectacle to North America.
You will be taken on a cultural journey like no other with a mesmerizing display of passionate music and dance by over 40 performers.
TANEC – National Folklore Ensemble of Macedonia, warmly regarded as cultural ambassadors of their country, are bringing a colorful and captivating spectacle to North America in MAY 2022. As part of an eight-city USA and Canada tour, this national ensemble will treat you to an array of high-energy dances telling the ancient stories of Macedonia and the Balkans. Your eyes, ears and soul will experience a journey through time, with a mesmerizing display of passionate music and dance. More than 40 performers, including a 10-piece orchestra of traditional Macedonian folk music, a choir, singers and more than 20 dancers will take you on a cultural journey like no other.
TANEC is a unique ‘mobile museum’ featuring the most beautiful, precious and ancient Macedonian costumes, with unique colorful embroidery, that represent the core of Macedonian identity. Founded in Skopje in 1949, its mission was to research, artistically interpret, and present on stage the rich traditions of Macedonian music and dance.
"This spectacle is magnificent, you must see it" - Los Angeles Times
"Magnificent” - San Francisco Chronicle
"As vigorous a display of dancing as the U.S. has ever seen" - LIFE Magazine
"Wonderful, brilliant and exciting" - The Washington Post
"Lively, handsome, magnificently skilled" - New York Herald Tribune
"Besides dance alone, TANEC conveys drama, ritual, tradition, songs... a remarkable precision in both dancing and playing" - Philadelphia Inquirer
"Wonderful folk music, rich in temperament and wonderful rhythm" - New York Times