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

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The RomArchive Dance Section was curated and developed by Isaac Blake, a Welsh Romani Gypsy. It is a groundbreaking collection of significant works and information focused on Roma dance. Isaac is proud that Wales was invited to lead on this and is proud that the archive has recently won two prestigious awards. Paris, 29 October 2019 – The winners of …

Romani dance and music in Turkey

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24 September 2019 (19:00 to 20:30) 2019 – 2020 Lecture Series The Romani and Traveller peoples of Turkey (Romanlar, Domlar, Lomlar, Gezginler, Abdallar and others), have been present in Anatolia and Thrace (Anadolu ve Trackya) since the Byzantine period, arriving at a similar time to the first Saldjûk (Selçuk) Turks began to settle in eastern regions, c.1050. Originally from India, …

Performing RomArchive Opening Festival 24th-27th January 2019

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From January 2019, RomArchive, the digital archive of the Roma, will make Romani arts and cultures visible and demonstrate their contribution to European cultural history accessible online in three languages (English, German, Romanes). At last, a counter-narrative told by Roma themselves offers a reliable source of knowledge that confronts stereotypes and prejudices with facts. On the occasion of the launch …