Wednesday, 24 August 2011
'Misto avilyan - You are Welcome - Mai Croeso i chi'
A two day celebration of Romani and Traveller people and their culture is taking place in west Wales on September 30th and October 1st 2011.
Day 1 will include presentations and discussions with members of the local communities, artists, academics and politicians culminating in a
Q & A session with an impressive panel of guest speakers including
Prof. Ian Hancock from the University of Texas, Austin, a Romani scholar, linguist and political advocate.
Day 2 sees the opening of a new photographic exhibition by Romani photographer Andrea Annamária Duka and the UK launch of the Roma Media Archive www.romamediaarchive.net inaugurated at the Roma Pavillion www.callthewitness.org of the 54th Venice Biennale 2011 by photographers Tina Carr & Annemarie Schöne.
At 6.00pm traditional Romani food, cooked by ‘Hungry Dragon’ over a stick fire will be enjoyed followed by a wildly energetic Hungarian Ceilidh with the Jani Lang Band.
Kethanes džastar Let’s get together □ Gadewch i ni ddod at ei gilydd