"I agree wholeheartedly, but there is so much in-fighting between groups! just looking at facebook alone, if one person puts forth an opinion that another person does not agree with, they are called a 'gadje' and ostracized. I…"
MUSIC focuses on 6 genres of music (Gypsy Jazz, Romane Gila, Balkan Brass, Pop, Flamenco and Classical music). Proposed Projects: a.. Promote concerts b.. Promote didactic performances on the roots of classical compositions c.. Underlines the global contribution to music (classical, Hot Clubs de Jazz, Flamenco, modern, etc.) d.. Provide venues to highlight: distinguishing characteristics of Roma music and musicians (e.g. different styles, role of improvisation) More coordinators are…See More
O BARO PORRAJMOS, Major Group, commemorates Roma in WWII and life worthy of living.Proposed projects:a. Identifies, documents and shares research and artistic works representing O Baro Porrajmos;b. Researches and presents lingering effects and parallels with present day situations.COORDINATORS: Ciuin Ferrin, Félix Monget, Janna EliotSee More
LITERATURE, Major Group (prose, poetry, story telling) indentifies, documents, promotes Roma writers.Proposed projects:a. Collaborates with publishing houses and translators to expand distribution;b. Creates and maintains daily/weekly/monthly blog, Twitter and Facebook in collaboration with MEDIA and/or SOCIAL MEDIA groups;c. Collaborates with groups, like PEN International and Indian Writers Conference;d. Researches the presence of Roma and Romani culture in literature.COORDINATORS: Elisa…See More
ANTI-DEFAMATION (formerly IRADL, International Romani Anti Defamation League) respectfully advocates human rights for Roma across the globe by identifying abuses and redirecting offenders with relevant Khetanes resources.Proposed projects:a. Collaborates with all MAJOR GROUPS to maintain current menu of Khetanes resources to present as needed to members, the public, even offenders;b. Gathers and shares with members best practices and research for conflict resolution and non-violent…See More
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The Jewish origins of the Roma Based on historical evidence and arguments famous Finnish and Israeli ethnologists, researchers Roma identity as Mr. Kyösti, Mr. Roth and Sandor Awraham I decided to write this article about the origin of the Roma.…Continue
Nowhere to Turn: The Situation of Dom Refugees from Syria in TurkeyThe aim of this report is to shed light on the situation of Dom refugees and related groups from Syria in Turkey, examining their needs for assistance and the socio-economic,…Continue