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Interview with Romani composer Roger Moreno Rathgeb

Prague, 26.12.2012 23:31, (Romano vod'i) Roger Moreno Rathgeb is, like many Romani musicians, self-taught, but he gradually began to use musical notation and to compose. Several years ago he decided to compose a requiem for the victims of the Auschwitz extermination camp, but his work was interrupted by a visit there which strongly impacted him and blocked his creative capabilities for several years. The impulse to complete the work came in the form of a request from Albert Siebelink, who suggested presenting the "Requiem for Auschwitz" at the International Gipsy Festival in Tilburg and then in other European cities.  full story

Amnesty International benefit concerts to draw attention to segregated education

Prague, 5.12.2009 8:37, (ROMEA/RV) Amnesty International will celebrate Human Rights Day, 10 December, by holding a series of benefit concerts worldwide to bring attention to the human rights failings the organization is trying to correct. In the Czech Republic, proceeds from the Prague benefit will support AI’s educational programs, which use an interactive format to inform children at Czech schools about the significance of human rights and how to defend their own rights and those of others. In Hradec Králové, proceeds will benefit the Hradec Králové regional AI branch.  full story

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