Monthly Archives: November 2016

Inauguration of the first archival collection about Roma in Catalonia

Inauguration of the first archival collection about Roma in Catalonia

On Wednesday, the first archival collection dedicated to the Romani people and open to the general public was inaugurated at the Biblioteca del Nord library in Sabadell. Apart from being amongst the least understood cultures, the Romani culture also tends to be highly prejudged and under-valued. It took six centuries of coexistence between Roma and […]

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Recovering our language is a way of loving and being proud of our culture

Recovering our language is a way of loving and being proud of our culture

Romani – or Rromanes, as it is called by the Romani people – is an Indo-European language whose origins can be traced to the Indian subcontinent and to Sanskrit. It is also a language used by Roma from around the world to communicate. Variants of Rromanes are spoken in almost all European countries. However, the […]

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