LIVE BROADCAST TONIGHT: Final Gala Concert of the Khamoro Festival
The World Romani Festival KHAMORO ends today at 20:00 with the closing gala concert featuring Romengo & Juan De Lerida, 3000...DeSCencias, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Ehali Cygane, Ivan Herák's Cembalom Band, Begeš and special guests David Kraus & Gipsy Brothers, broadcast live online by ROMEA TV. This year Khamoro was awarded the Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) label of quality and has been listed on Festivalfinder.eu.
Representatives of the European Festivals Association (EFA) assess productions that apply for the label of quality. The project is supported by the European Union.
Khamoro means "Sun" in Romanes. The festival is staged by the Slovo 21 organization and Studio Production Saga.
In addition to dance and musical performances, there are exhibitions and lectures on Romani subject matter included on the program. Annually the event attracts roughly 10 000 visitors from abroad and all over the Czech Republic over the course of one week.
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