- Hans Weber
- May 26, 2022
Annual Khamoro Festival of Roma Culture Returns to Prague
The international festival presents contemporary and traditional Roma culture during an intensive week (from 29 May to 4 June), full of music, dance, theater performances, workshops, seminars and other events.
Khamoro (“Sun” in Romanes) is the most famous professional Roma festival in the world. It has been organized by Slovo 21 together with SP Saga annually since 1999.
For two decades of existence, the festival has established itself as an all-cultural cultural event that attracts approximately 10,000 visitors from the Czech Republic and from abroad each year regardless of age, gender or nationality.
During the festival, Roma music will play a major role in being an important part of the world’s cultural heritage. A great spectacle will be the traditional parade of the participants through the city centre.
The program will feature many great names of Roma culture, distinctive and inspiring personalities of international reputation.
The most spectacular event of the festival will traditionally be a march of musicians in national costumes through the historical center of Prague. It will take place on June 3.
The festival is held with the support of the City of Prague and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. Its main media partner is Czech Television.