The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival DocPoint, one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, brought a host of international directors to Helsinki for its opening on Janaury 27. Among them is Agnieszka Zwiefka, whose film ‘Queen of Silence’ gives access to the lives of the Roma, one of the most discriminated against people in Europe. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> DocPoint features over 160 films, with subjects ranging from climate change to alcoholism and falling in love.
The results of the research of e-Roma Resource project and priorities for the platform The research phase consisted of two main sources of information namely a situation analysis (State of the art) and needs assessment of the target groups. All participating countries conducted research based methodology guide and processed results in the national reports. Slovakia as a leading partner package (Research of current state and assessment need) was responsible for the creation of transnational report with the results of the analyses for all the participating countries.
Video - Changing attitudes - September 2014Roma MATRIX is a project that aims to combat racism, intolerance and xenophobia towards Roma and to increase integration, though a programme of action across Europe. It is one of the largest Roma inclusion projects in the European Union.This film shows young Roma people in Bulgaria talking about their dreams, work and study.
Svako berś pe 5-to Novèmbro, e Roma andar i Evrὸpa pakăvaren o dives palal i Maśkarutni Romani Ćhib. Vakerdi trujal sasto sundal, i Romani ćhib si i ćhib e Romenqi, jekh ćhib inkerdi thaj nakhavdi katar jekh generàcia kaj aver śel berśendar trujal vakerdi ćhib. And-o angluno Romano Kongrèso and-e 1971, i Romani Ćhib sas prinžardi sar e Romenqi ćhib and-e Evrὸpa. Kodo kerdăs so i ćhib si thovdi and-e verver maśkarthemutne krisa, sar si e Evropaki Kàrta palal e Regionalno thaj Minoriteturenqi Ćhib katar o Konsìlo e Evropaqo.
Every year on the 5th of November, Roma in Europe celebrate the International Romani Language Day.Spoken throughout the world, Romani is the language of Roma, a language preserved and sent on from generation to generation over the centuries mainly in its oral form.During the first Romani Congress in 1971, Romani was officially recognised as the language of Roma in Europe.