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Gypsy Fair in Cambridge successful at breaking down stereotypes

Cambridge, 25.10.2010 10:37, (Romea) Milton Country Park in Cambridge held its first ever Gypsy and country fair over the weekend, with plenty of positive feed back from the local community.  full story

Nicolas Cage to attend charity ball for Gypsy children

Canada, 19.10.2010 12:00, (ROMEA) Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage will be in Romania to film the sequel to Ghost Rider, where he will also be attending a charity ball aimed at helping underprivileged Gypsy children get an education.  full story

Film screening sheds light on Spain’s Romani Gypsy culture

Boston, 13.10.2010 10:42, (ROMEA) The film screening of Jocelyn Ajami’s 2003 film “Queen of The Gypsies,A Portrait of Carmen Amaya,” will be held in Belmont Massachusetts on Saturday as a fundraiser for the Centre for Arabic Culture in Boston.  full story

Sherlock Holmes star taps into her Gypsy roots

Stockholm, 11.10.2010 10:34, (ROMEA) Noomi Rapace, the Swedish movie star set to star alongside Robert Downey Jnr and Jude Law in Guy Ritchie’s new movie, the “Sherlock Holmes” sequel, has told peacefmonline, that she has a special reason for signing on to star in the movie: it will allow her to tap into her roots.  full story

Roma rap: Meet Connect-R

EU, 25.9.2010 12:26, (Euronews) Connect-R is the latest sensation to come out of the Romanian Hip-Hop scene. His latest single “Still” is a smash hit, number one in the Romanian charts Singer-songwriter, dancer, actor, and producer, Connect-R is eclectic, mixing rap, hip-hop, soul, R’n‘B and reggae.  full story

The 12th year of the World The 12th year of KHAMORO in 2010!

Prague, 2.2.2010 13:18, (ROMEA) The 12th year of the World Roma festival Khamoro will be held from 24th till 29th of May in Prague, the organizers are NGO Slovo 21 and Studio Production Saga. During this last week of May the city of Prague will become the centre of celebration of Roma culture and its richness from whole the world!  full story

Come to the Kelarova´s International Workshop of Gypsy Musis

Praha/Jedlova, 7.7.2009 11:28, (ROMEA/ The International School for Human Voice cordially invites you to attend the Gypsy Celebration International Summer Workshop, which is directed by the musician and singer Ida Kelarova. The workshop takes place in Jedlova (CR) in17-26 th July 2009. Kelarova will be accompanied by the tutors Desiderius Duzda, Tomas Kaco, Ivana Olahova, by the Gypsy band Kali cerchen and various artists, musicians, singers, dancers, ethnologists, etc.  full story

Romany festival Khamoro ends in Prague

Prague, 2.6.2008 10:16, (ROMEA/CTK) A gala concert of Romany musicians and dancers from seven countries took place at the end of the 10th global Romany festival Khamoro in Prague's Congress Centre last night.  full story

Preparations of World Roma festival Khamoro are running!

Prague, 15.4.2008 12:32, (ROMEA) The jubilee tenth Annual KHAMORO World Roma Festival will be held between 25th and 31st May 3008 under the patronage of Mirek Topolánek, Prime Minister of the Czech Government, and Pavel Bém, Mayor of Prague. The tenth year of the festival is a prominent anniversary and so we are glad to be able to present fans with the Khamoro All Stars, a selection of the very best acts to have appeared over the past ten years. We are also delighted to be able to extend the festival by an extra day. The festival is being organised by the Slovo 21 unincorporated association.  full story

Gogol Bordello: Collaborative gypsy punk

US, 13.3.2008 11:08, (SFGate) As a child, Eugene Hütz, the lead singer of Gogol Bordello, fled the Chernobyl meltdown in his native Ukraine with his family. They lived in refugee camps for years before immigrating to the United States.
VIDEO INSIDE  full story

Czech Writers' Society preparing book in Czech, Romany

Prague, 27.11.2007 16:02, (ROMEA/CTK) The Society of Czech Writers is preparing the publication of a book containing about 20 stories, fairy tales and poems by various authors in both the Czech and Romany languages, Society board chairwoman Eva Kanturkova said today.  full story

The gypsy king

New York, 27.10.2007 0:54, (Source: Mirror - VIDEO) Earlier this year, Ukrainian-born Eugene Hütz and his band Gogol Bordello appeared onstage with Madonna at Live Earth. Their show-stopping collaboration on La Isla Bonita was the latest remarkable step in one of the most heartwarming, barrier-breaking success stories of the century. And now, Eugene and his band have just completed work on a Madonna-directed movie entitled Filth And Wisdom, partly based on their life and times.  full story

Czech film on Romany ghetto to compete at Berlin TV festival

Prague, 22.8.2007 18:32 Czech documentary Ghetto No.1 by Ivan Pokorny about the Chanov Romany housing estate in Most, north Bohemia, was selected for the competition at the prestigious Prix Europa TV festival in Berlin to be held on October 13-20, producer Pavel Melounek told CTK today.  full story

Roming has been officially selected for the Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto, 12.8.2007 22:38, (PRLEAP.COM) MediaPro Distribution, MediaPro Picture’s sales agent, is proud to announce the selection of Roming, a Czech production, at this year’s edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.  full story

Romany music festival opens in Czech open air museum

Roznov pod Radhostem, North Moravia, 20.7.2007 16:47, (CTK) The 13th international music festival the Romany Song that opened in the Valasske Open-Air Museum today is attended by almost 200 participants from 15 Romany and non-Romany dance and song groups from the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia, festival director Petr Tulia told CTK today.  full story

World Romany festival starts in Prague to help remove prejudicese

Prague, 28.5.2007 17:45, (CTK) Romany artists from the Czech Republic and another ten countries will perform at the 9th Khamoro world Romany festival that started in Prague today to at least partially remove prejudices, its organisers have told CTK."Romany culture is exceptionally rich but few know it. It (the festival) is one of few opportunities to get acquainted with it. We try to bring it in from all over the world and to present it to people here in order to at least partially remove prejudices," festival producer Jelena Silajdzic said.  full story

Serbs Cheer a Eurovision 'Conspiracy'

Helsinki/Beograd, 16.5.2007 10:35, (Reuters) It was a hero's welcome such as Serbia has rarely ever seen: More than 50,000 people gathered in a central Belgrade square on Sunday night to welcome home Marija Serifovic, the winner of the 2007 Eurovision Song contest. Prior to her arrival from Helsinki, police cleared the 10 mile road from the airport into the city in order to speed her passage, and a banner draped across the City Hall read "Ave Marija."  full story

Gypsy Zeitgeist: Films by Tony Gatlif

EU, 13.3.2007 10:40, (Blogcritics) Occasionally a filmmaker succeeds in capturing an authentic aspect of human life and culture. That's always a triumph in this age of formulaic plots and endless sequels. The obscure and intense movies of Tony Gatlif certainly qualify as modern screen gems. Gatlif weaves colorful and musical tapestries of European Gypsy life that are powerful portrayals of one of the oldest and most misunderstood cultures on the planet, the Roma.  full story

The fifth Roma Festival of TV and radio programs "Golden Wheel"

Skopje, Macedonia, 27.2.2007 11:07, (ROMEA/TV BTR Nacional) The fifth Roma Festival of TV and radio programs "Golden Wheel" will take place from 6th till 8th of April 2007 in Skopje, the capitol of Macedonia. During the festival days the video and radio productions that entered the festival will be presented and the afternoon of the third festival day is reserved for awarding prizes for the best films.  full story

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