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Prague 14 to begin April with the Cultural Encounters festival (Setkání kultur)

1.4.2017 18:27
Čeněk Růžička at the commemorative ceremony in Lety by Písek, 13 May 2016. (PHOTO:  Jan Čonka, Romea.cz)
Čeněk Růžička at the commemorative ceremony in Lety by Písek, 13 May 2016. (PHOTO: Jan Čonka, Romea.cz)

The Prague 14 Municipal Department will come to life during the first week of April with its Cultural Encounters festival (Setkání kultur). On Thursday, 6 April, in the Plechárna recreation center at 18:30, the chair of the Committee for the Redress of the Roma Holocaust in the Czech Republic, Čeněk Růžička, will hold a discussion on the topic of Czech-Roma coexistence.

One hour later a documentary film will be screened there by director Tomáš Kudrna about the work of Romani singer Ida Kelarová with the children's choir Čhavorenge, "O čo ide Idě" ("Ida's Mission"). On Saturday, 8 April, the Ethnic Food Festival begins at 15:00 at the Kyje House of Culture, offering stands with ethnic cuisine, a fairytale show for children by the DAMÚZA Studio, and a crafts workshop where children can make their own puppets.

The program will continue at 19:00 with music. The Greek folk music band Prometheus, performer of music from the Caucasus region Zakir Mirzoev, and Romani group Funky Brothers will perform.

You can find the detailed program for 8 April at the Kyje House of Culture here. All events are free of charge.

bau, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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