The Romanian Cultural Centre in London (RCC)/ Ratiu Family Foundation (RFF) are pleased to announce the collaboration with the EU Delegation and the US Mission to the United Nations in Geneva for the photo exhibition The Roma – from ‘extra’ to ‘ordinary’. The photographs will be displayed in the Hall des Pas Perdus, UN Palace of Nations starting with 12 September 2014 (1:00 pm) as a parallel event to the 27th Human Rights Council at the
INDIVIDUALS and corporate entities can enrol in the sixth year of the Roma Spirit project that awards positive examples and activities that help improve the situation of Roma in Slovakia. The deadline for submitting applications is October 5. The mission of the awards is to appreciate and popularize the active efforts of everyone who contributes toward improving the situation of Romani people.
A People Uncounted tells the true story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies—a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture and who have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, including an estimated 500,000 who were murdered in the Holocaust.A People Uncounted documents their colorful but often difficult lives, including how their present state has been shaped by the tragedies of the past.
People from a range of backgrounds across the city were invited to a day of traditional song, music and dance at the New Olympus Theatre on Saturday, 23 August 2014.Roma people from across the country descended on the Barton Street venue to celebrate their folklore, which is often the subject of vilification and prejudice.Martin Feco, a spokesman for United Roma Gloucester, which hosted the event, said: “This is all about the Romany culture, integration and to get English people to know more about that culture, what kind of music we are into and what traditions we have.