Internship at the Romedia Foundation – Budapest

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17 June 2013 With the support of the Open Society Roma Initiatives, the Romedia Foundation is announcing a 2013 call for applications for a six-month internship for young Roma graduates. “Taking into account the knowledge I started with at Romedia, I can certainly see the big improvement I have gained. Romedia Foundation has provided me with many new …

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 …