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WEAVE

Widen European access to cultural communities via Europeana    WEAVE – Widen European Access to cultural communities Via Europeana project aims to develop a framework to link the tangible and intangible heritage of cultural communities, safeguarding the rich and invaluable cultural heritage which they represent. In particular, the project will aggregate over 5,000 new high-quality...

2022 CALL FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS FOR ERIAC

Join ERIAC and be part of the vibrant community of the European Roma arts and culture scene by filling in the online application form. The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture – ERIAC is a membership-based organization, bringing together Roma and non-Roma individuals and organizations, with relevant and demonstrated competencies and experience in the...

European Anti-Racism Summit 2022

On 21 March 2022, the Commission organised the European Anti-Racism Summit 2022 with the support of the ARDI Intergroup of the European Parliament and Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI/CoE) with the involvement of civil society, equality bodies and grassroots organisations. This year, the meaningful participation of youth in the fight against racism was also highlighted within the context of the European Year of Youth 2022.

ARTromnja: a video project on Roma women artists and changemakers

ARTromnja is a collaborative project between Romane Romnja and ERIAC, born out of a necessity and shared ambition to combat the prevalence of Roma misrepresentation – especially with regard to Roma women – in the media. The ARTromnja project aims to amplify Roma women voices and highlight Roma women contributions to the field of arts and culture through the personal accounts of six Sinti and Roma women artists and changemakers.

ERIAC BARVALIPE ACADEMY ELECTS TWO MEMBERS TO SIT ON THE ERIAC BOARD

On January 26, 2022, the Barvalipe Academy of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) held its seventh meeting. This is the first meeting of the complete Barvalipe Academy with the members who were newly nominated by the Board and appointed by the General Assembly, following internal elections conducted in each of the...

TAJSA ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE PRIZE CEREMOMY 2021

  The Tajsa Roma Cultural Heritage Prize was launched in 2019 by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC).   Embodying the ERIAC founding principles, the Tajsa Prize honors a Roma individual who – by drawing from Roma cultural heritage – enriches the Roma arts and culture scene as well as shapes and...

Europe’s Roma Remember Holocaust Victims as part of the annual commemorations of August 2nd

Europe’s Roma Remember Holocaust Victims as part of the annual commemorations of August 2nd Each year, August 2nd marks Roma Holocaust Memorial Day – a day of official remembrance for Romani victims of the genocide, which took place during the Second World War.  In a message of unity and with the objective of raising awareness of...

‘Proud Roma in Free Slovakia’ Launched to Encourage Participation in 2021 National Census

  The campaign, part of the wider ‘Proud Roma Free Europe’ initiative, aimed at encouraging Roma to declare their ethnic identity in national censuses across Europe in 2021 and 2022 In partnership with the Roma Initiatives Office (RIO) of the Open Society Foundations and the Roma-led civic initiative Opre Roma, the European Roma Institute for...

OPEN CALL FOR ROMANI FILMMAKERS, DIRECTORS AND PRODUCERS!

Throughout 2021, ERIAC is leading the Proud Roma Free Europe transnational campaign to boost Romani pride and identity in a year where many countries are conducting their national censuses. For this purpose, ERIAC is seeking to engage the best creative talents from our communities to inspire our people to stand up and be counted. More information...

The Transnational Romani Resistance March video is out!

The Transnational Romani Resistance March video is out!   This year on May 16th 2021, we, the Roma community in Europe, came together in a transnational initiative – across borders, generations and genders – to mark the 77th anniversary of the Romani Uprising at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.  Together, we held Romani Resistance marches and commemorative activities in around...