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The new video from Gipsy.cz warns that the Internet is changing childhood, and not for the better. (2019)
The new video from Gipsy.cz warns that the Internet is changing childhood, and not for the better. (2019)

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videoLIVE BROADCAST: Opening of the 20th annual World Roma Festival KHAMORO in Prague

27.5.2018 13:14 The 20th annual World Roma Festival KHAMORO will begin as is traditional with a party under the open skies on the banks of the Vltava River in Prague. Střelecký ostrov (Shooter's Island) will be the venue for the very first concert of the festival.  full story

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videoGipsy.cz video sends the message that we can turn the negative into positive

6.12.2017 10:02 On Sunday, 3 December, the band Gipsy.cz released its new video for a song called "Je to tak" ("That's How It Is"). The video takes place in a field near Křivoklát Castle and was directed by lead singer Radoslav Banga, who also performs in it.  full story

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videoCzech Republic: New song "Hater" by Gipsy.cz draws attention to those who use online social networks to spread hate

31.5.2017 7:47 Hating others is a phenomenon of our times that has now become the subject of a music video designed and scripted by Radek Banga, the leader of the Gipsy.cz band. The
entire concept of the song and video is based on actual experiences.  full story

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Czech civil society prize goes to Romani musician Radek Banga for protesting music award to neo-Nazi band

12.4.2017 14:10 The František Kriegel Award, which is given annually by the Charter 77 Foundation, is being given this year to the Romani musician and singer Radek Banga. He is being given the prize for what the foundation called his "brave civic stance" during last year's announcement of the "Golden Nightingale" music awards, when he publicly objected to a prize awarded to the Ortel band.  full story

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Czech Senate appearance by Romani celebrity to commemorate Holocaust backed by war veteran

2.2.2017 8:22 On 27 January 2017 the Czech Senate hosted its traditional commemorative gathering on the occasion of International Day of Holocaust Remembrance and Prevention of Crimes against Humanity. Senate chair Milan Štěch (Czech Social Democratic Party - ČSSD) said the Holocaust was the worst example of how far intolerance can go.  full story

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Romani celebrity faces racist comments, death threats from fans of xenophobic band Ortel

29.11.2016 15:21 Radek Banga, the lead singer for the band Gipsy.cz, is facing racist commentaries and threats from fans of the xenophobic music group Ortel after publishing a statement about the results of the Czech Nightingale (Český Slavík) 2016 audience poll. The disinformation and right-wing extremist news servers in the Czech Republic have also begun to wage a campaign against him.  full story

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Czech Republic: More musicians criticize popularity of xenophobic band

28.11.2016 16:01 Criticism of the Czech Nightingale (Český slavík) popular music survey has begun to increase after the xenophobic band Ortel came in second place. Romani musician Radek Banga, whose stage name is Gipsy, is being joined by other performers who are criticizing the results of the survey.  full story

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Romani celebrity walks out in protest after neo-Nazi singer and his band win second place in Czech music awards

28.11.2016 6:16 The results of the "Czech Nightingale" (Český slavík) audience appreciation poll were announced Saturday night in a live broadcast from the Karlín Musical Theater in Prague. Tomáš Ortel of the xenophobic band Ortel won two "silver nightingales", the second-place award in two categories..  full story

Roma hip hop is a big hit in the Czech Republic

Prague, 12.8.2007 18:49, (Radio Netherlands) A young vanguard of Roma gipsies in the Czech Republic is proving that their community can be successful. However, it says little about the integration of Roma in the Czech Republic. "But if the Roma demonstrates he is capable of doing something, he won't be looked down on any longer."  full story




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