The committee of gypsy activists ‘Romanistan’ organizes a large celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the London Congress


On April 8, 2021, they ask all citizens to join their celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the First Romani World Congress. On April 8, 2021, the Romani World Congress will mark 50 years since the 1971 founding event in London.

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We celebrate this with a full-day live broadcast with a diverse program from around the world: with the Berlin Romaday Parade, a video documentary of the historic site of the First World Congress of Roma near London, unique video interviews with witnesses from the First Congress, flashmobs from Brussels, videos on the situation of the Roma in different European countries and live music among others.

The program will be broadcast from the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin on the channels of Romanistan starting at 10:00 (CEST), in a virtual place, a utopia of a safe space and a space for exchange and realization that will finally be comes true.

Join the live broadcast on April 8 via Youtube or Facebook.

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We are an international committee of Roma activists and supporters from different parts of the world, brought together by the co-organizer of the First Roma World Congress, Grattan Puxon. Together, we want to ensure that the ideas of the First Roma World Congress are carried forward and further developed to meet the challenges and also the opportunities presented by a modern and global society.