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Roma Nation Day

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Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first World Romani Congress, held in London. This first World Romani Congress on 8th April 1971 was organised by the Comité International Rom, in partnership with a number of leading academics and activists and built the foundations of the later International Romani Union, established in 1977 (Acton and Klimova, 2001), by adopting, according to later documentation …

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“EQUALITIES IN ACTION: WORKING WITH GYPSIES, ROMA, TRAVELLERS, SHOWPEOPLE”

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An insight into Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities in your area.   General Information The Romani Cultural Arts Co. is the leading Romani and Traveller community-based organisation in Wales, traditionally using the arts and culture as a vehicle for advocacy and empowerment, amongst the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) communities and Showpeople. RCAC is also supporting individuals to become “Community Champions”, as …

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Gypsy (15)

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Gypsy (15) Director: Martin Sulík Starring: Jan Mizigar, Miroslav Gulyas, Martina Kotlarova Slovakia, 2011, 1 hour 40 minutes, Romani & Slovak with English subtitles VENUES: Chapter, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Taliesin Arts Centre Introspective Romani teenager Adam returns to his ramshackle slum to find his father has been murdered. Without delay, Adam’s menacing uncle Zigo marries his grieving mother, …