VIDEO: March of Proud Roma begins International Romani Day celebrations
The "March of Proud Roma" is kicking off International Romani Day celebrations in Brno, Czech Republic today. The traditional Romani procession with a horse-drawn wagon on which musicians will play will leave the Museum of Romani Culture at 15:00.
ROMEA TV will broadcast the event live online. "We will set out together for Brno City Hall at Dominikánské nám. 1. At 17:00 the City Hall will fly the Czech and the Romani flags. We will sing the Czech and the Romani anthems together with the Divadlo Husa na provázku ensemble," the organizers said.
At 18:00 the Scala University Cinema will be dancing and singing to the music of Piroš Rouža. The celebrations will close with a screening of the film "Roma Boys - A Love Story", directed by Rozálie Kohoutová.
The Brno celebrations are convened by local organizations dedicated to integrating Romani people into society. For the full schedule of events around the country this week, please see this overview.
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