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The Fifth Annual Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert: Traditional Music for the Wedding

Martin Koenig founded the Balkan Arts Center in 1966; Ethel Raim joined in 1975. In 1981, Balkan Arts became the Ethnic Folk Arts Center (EFAC). In 1998, EFAC became the Center for Traditional Music and Dance. Although its name has changed, the center continues to strengthen traditional music and dance indigenous to ethnic communities in New York.

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