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Europe’s culture capital builds segregation wall

Europe’s culture capital builds segregation wall

By • on July 26, 2013

The Slovak city of Kosice, one of Europe’s 2013 Capitals of Culture, is building a wall to segregate its Roma community, The Economist writes, noting a trend to justify walling off the Roma by identifying them as a security threat.

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A Seat in the Back Row

A Seat in the Back Row

By • on June 28, 2013

“A Seat in the Back Row” (the original Italian title being “C’è posto all’ultimo banco”) is a story about twenty years of providing education to Roma children.

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My home, Roma culture

My home, Roma culture

By • on January 22, 2013

A Hungarian musician finds his home in Roma music and traditions.

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Breaking down stereotypes of Roma in Moldova

Breaking down stereotypes of Roma in Moldova

By • on November 14, 2012

Too often the world is divided into US vs THEM. This film ”Ca Toţi Oamenii” (“Just Like Everyone”) is meant to tear down these walls and to show that the stereotypes and misconceptions about Roma in Moldova are not true. The film “Just Like Everyone” is a chance

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When Baba Comes Instead of the Tooth Fairy

When Baba Comes Instead of the Tooth Fairy

By • on November 5, 2012

All of us can remember the times when we were little and our milk teeth started to fall out. In some cases, our parents would say that if we put the tooth under our pillow, the Tooth Fairy might come during

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The world through the Third Eye of photography

The world through the Third Eye of photography

By • on October 15, 2012

Elle Ivanova Ellie Ivanova: “Some deeply ingrained stereotypes still exist today in Bulgarian society because of a lack of contacts and familiarity. Things will be different once everybody in Bulgaria has a

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Roma slowly let go of food habits brought from India

Roma slowly let go of food habits brought from India

By • on October 8, 2012

Until recently, a Roma man would not eat leftovers from the previous day. In other words, he would not touch food left from a previous meal, and the woman who had the audacity of serving that would get shouted at. But not only a man would refuse old food, a woman or a child would do the same thing. This

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Watch Sutka Roma Rap perform live online from Skopje

Watch Sutka Roma Rap perform live online from Skopje

By • on September 26, 2012

Today Transitions and its partners will present www.tocak.org, a news and information portal on Roma issues in the Balkans. The event, which takes place between 19:00 and 21:00 CET on Wednesday, 26 September at MKC Club in Skopje, will also feature

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Watch Sutka Roma Rap live here

Watch Sutka Roma Rap live here

By • on September 25, 2012

This week Transitions and its partners will present www.tocak.org, a news and information portal on Roma issues in the Balkans. The event, which takes place between 19:00 and 21:00 CET on Wednesday, 26 September at MKC Club in Skopje, will also feature

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The unexpected success of a Roma amateur artist

The unexpected success of a Roma amateur artist

By • on September 14, 2012

Milan Goroľ, a 41-year-old amateur painter and wood-carver from Ondavské Matiašovce in eastern Slovakia, has been celebrating his first successes as an artist.

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