Roma from Romania. Our story

"Roma from Romania. Our story" is an exhibition organized by the National Museum of the "Dimitrie Gusti" Village from Bucharest at the Glomdal Anno Museum, in Norway, and which brings before the Norwegian public fragments of the history, customs and traditions of the Roma minority in Romania. Part of the cultural project ROM(a)NOR Interferences, which aims to promote, capitalize and revitalize the cultural heritage specific to the Roma through museology and social inclusion, the exhibition aims to contribute to combating discrimination and improving their image, through education in the spirit of tolerance and acceptance of multicultural diversity.

Among the main topics addressed, we mention: the origin of the Roma, slavery and emancipation in the mid-19th century, Lazar Naftănăila and the fight for rights in the interwar period, the Holocaust during the Second World War, crafts and nations, traditional port and housing types, life-cycle traditions, unique customs, etc. Photographs, traditional costumes, ornaments, household and household items, interior fabrics, as well as representative tools for traditional Roma crafts will be exhibited.

The exhibition can be visited until the end of April.

Date

March 1 2024- Apr. 30 2024
Ongoing

Time

All day

Location

Glomdal Anno Museum
Norway

Organizing

National Museum of the "Dimitrie Gusti" Village

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