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International Roma Day Celebration with Voice of Roma!
Date Tuesday April 02
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) 1453 Mission Street (btwn 10th and 11th), San Francisco
Event Type Concert/Show
Contact NameAnnie Paradise
Email Addressaparadise [at] ciis.edu
Phone Number
Address1453 Mission Street, San Francisco
Please join us for a talk that will focus on Roma history, music, and culture. Despite the recent attention, or even hype, surrounding the cultural production of the "Gypsies," vast majority of Roma artists can barely make a living, let alone enter the world music stage. Brands that we usually associate with this culture, "Gypsy Caravan" and "Gypsy Spirit", are more often then not far removed from the actual existing Roma culture and contexts of racist violence unfolding in Europe. Come and celebrate International Roma Day, in solidarity with Romani struggles for dignity and internationalism.
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