DreamMakers exhibition Peterborough

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An exhibition of photography, video, sound and drawings by Roma, Gypsy and non-Roma young people from Peterborough. Based on themes of Identity, Community, Dreams and Aspirations. EXHIBITION LAUNCH AND PROGRAMME 14 May 2013, 5PM Thomas Deacon Academy Exhibition continues until 17 May Opening times: Mon – Fri, 9am – 4pm DreamMakers is part of a UK wide project by young people from Roma, Gypsy, …

The Roma and Open Society

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Who are the Roma? The Roma are an ethnic group who have lived in Europe since their migration from India over 1,000 years ago. Roma cultural heritage includes a rich oral tradition, art forms such as flamenco, an emphasis on family, and Romanës, the Roma language. Roma identity is often portrayed stereotypically as that of the exotic or outsider “gypsy” (a label …

International Romani Day in Bódvalenke, Hungary, with Commissioner Andor, on 5 April

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Press release                                                   Bódvalenke, 20 February 2013   Commissioner László Andor, Member of the European Commission in charge of social affairs and employment, will visit the Fresco Village of Bódvalenke, Hungary, to celebrate the International Romani Day on 5 April 2013. The International Romani Day is a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people. Bódvalenke …