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Exhibition Roma People from Kyustendil Region ...
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NewsExhibition Roma People from Kyustendil Region History, Popular Customs and Culture

On the occasion of the International Roma Day, April 8th, the Regional History Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov and Largo Association in the town of Kyustendil have the pleasure to invite you on the opening of the exhibition Roma People from Kyustendil Region History, Popular Customs and Culture.

The exhibition includes photos, facsimiles of scientific publications and periodicals, text and materials revealing the life of the Roma people from Kyustendil region since the time they migrated to the Bulgarian territories till now-a-days. Being a part of bigger European project, devoted to the Roma and Sinti Holocaust during the Second World War, it focused on the period of time before and after the War. The exhibition presents topics such as: Moving from the Town of Kyustendil into a New Quarter; The Communist Resistant Movement and the Gypsies; The Gypsies from Kyustendil during the Second World War; School and Education; Cultural Life and Community Center, etc. It shows also their public customs, traditions, rituals and crafts. Faiths and religions, and the respective family holidays among the Roma people are described too.


The exhibition opening will be accompanied by Roma childrens performance in the yard of Dimiter Peshev House Museum.

You are invited to come and visit the exhibitions opening on the 8th of April 2015, at 11.00 a.m., in the House Museum of Dimiter Peshev, town of Kyustendil.

The exhibition is realized within the Project Recalling the Roma and Sinti Holocaust: Paths Inside the Memory, No. 555489-CITIZ-1-2014-1-IT-CITIZ-REMEM, financed within the Europe for Citizens Programme, Strand 1 European Memory. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.



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Regional Historical Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov, Kyustendil - 2004-2006