Performance: Searching for dignity
27 August
Verde Stop Arena
Gelu Duminică
Gelu Duminica (b. 1977) is a doctor in sociology and associate professor of the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest. He has a long experience in the field of social inclusion of vulnerable groups and European social policies, with a focus on the development of Roma communities in Romania. For the last 17 years he has been active in the Romanian NGO environment, being the executive director of the Community Development Agency “Împreună”, one of the most active Roma organizations in Romania.
A concert - performance by Gelu Duminică and the Marian Mexicanu Band

In this unique event, professor and Roma activist Gelu Duminică invites us to consider the contribution of the Roma minority to the evolution of Romanian folklore. The lecture will combine facts about the history and culture of the Roma people with the music of a band performing live on stage, for 90 minutes. The band will be led by the great accordion player, Marian Mexicanu.

This event organised by One World Romania is part of Gelu Duminică’s university class held at UNIBUC - School of Sociology and Social Work; in recent years, it has been hosted by all major universities in Romania and has enjoyed great success among students.

*This event will be organized in partnership with Împreună Agency


The performance will start after the screening of the film „Django Reinhardt” și „Being Gypsy” and is part of a series of events in which we celebrate the history and culture of Rome people!

The gates will open at 18:30.

* Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the event to avoid queues and congestion.

Main sponsor: Kaufland
Tickets: Eventbook
Mobility Partner: Autonom
Logistic partner: DHL
Digital Partner: Canopy
Monitoring partner: mediaTRUST
The festival was created in 2008 by the: Czech Center Bucharest

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