The Romani Cultural and Arts Company proud – RomArchive wins prestigious award

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Paris, 29 October 2019 – The winners of the 2019 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated with the Grande Soirée du Patrimoine Européen at the recently restored Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. On this occasion, Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra, announced the 7 Grand Prix laureates. The Grand Prix winners were selected …

The Romani and Traveller ‘Jivdi Lil’ (Living Book) Training Day

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Date: Monday 16th December 2019 (9.30 AM – 5:00 PM) Venue: The Romani Cultural and Arts Company, Temple Court, 13a Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HA A resource for anti-bias work with GRT communities What is a ‘jivdi lil’? It is a ‘tool’ and resource for addressing stereotypes, prejudices, exclusion and discrimination towards Romani and Traveller peoples, communities and individuals. The ‘jivdi lil’ (living …

Book of the Week: Wee Bessie

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Join Wee Bessie Townsley on her travels as she lives her unconventional life with her family and faithful dog Ricky, while longing for the herald of spring.  Wee Bessie is inspired by the childhood of Scottish Traveller Betsy Whyte, one of the travelling communities most celebrated storytellers, who recalled extraordinary real-life tales in her autobiography ‘The Yellow on the Broom’. …