TANEC – The Soul of Macedonia @ Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm
TANEC - The Soul of Macedonia @ Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Experience a feast for your eyes, ears and soul.
A riveting spectacle with 40 performers will take you on mesmerizing journey through 2000 years of human history and culture.  Coming to North America.  February 2022.  Get your tickets on time.
About TANEC – National Folklore Ensemble of North Macedonia, warmly regarded as cultural ambassadors of their country, are bringing a colorful and captivating spectacle to North America in February 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.

Press Reviews
“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
For sponsorship opportunities please contact +1 (347) 774-2444 (USA)
or +1 (647) 409-8448 (Canada).
For complete tour info please visit



  • You need to be fully vaccinatedhaving received all appropriate doses against COVID-19.  “Fully vaccinated” means the performance date you are attending must be no less than 14 days after your second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or no less than 14 days after your single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.  If you received your vaccination outside the U.S., please read below:
  • Masks or face coverings will be required to be worn in the theater at all times.  
  • You need to present your government issued photo ID.
  • You need to verify that you are fully vaccinated, either through the Excelsior Pass, Excelsior Plus Pass, or your CDC Card (physical card or photo). 
  • For those who are under 12, and those who do not qualify for the vaccination, you must provide proof of a negative Covid PCR test (not a rapid test) within 72 hours of the performance which needs to be uploaded to the Excelsior Plus Pass.  
  • INTERNATIONAL COVID VACCINATION INSTRUCTIONS – If you received a Covid-19 vaccination (outside of the US):  Before purchasing a ticket, you must email [email protected] and inform us of the show you are planning to attend and that you received a vaccine outside of the US, no later than a week prior to the date of the eventYou will then receive instructions, via email.
  • If you are feeling any COVID-related or flu-like symptoms on the day of the show, please note that you will not be permitted into the theater.  Stay home or seek medical attention, and be safe.