ERIAC Program

Projects, initiatives,
arts and culture events

ERIAC initiates its international activities with the “ERIAC’s International Cultural Outreach Program”, financed by the Federal Foreign Office of the German government.In the framework of the program, 7 international take place between January and February 2018.


The aim of the International Outreach Program is to introduce ERIAC to diverse audiences in places outside of ERIAC’s headquarters in Berlin and to ensure a bottom-up formation of the strategic directions of the organization based on Roma leadership. The outreach program serves to build up enthusiasm and mobilize support for ERIAC among Roma and non-Roma individuals, public and private institutions, mainstream cultural and artistic institutional partners, as well as potential donors. Through the outreach program, ERIAC will mobilize its future membership by sharing and promoting ERIAC’s empowering vision, focusing on arts and culture.



January 24-25, 2018

“Déjame que te cuente / Allow me to explain. Discussion Forum on Gitanos and Flamenco. New Perspectives of an Old Art”



February 1-2, 2018

“The Future of Roma History: Remembrance, Historical Justice and the Role of Roma Youth”



February 8-9, 2018

“The Future of Roma Cultural Heritage”



February 12-13, 2018

“Supporting the Development of Romani Culture: Present Challenges and Opportunities for the Future”



February 14, 2018

“European Roots of Roma Arts and Culture and Future Perspectives of
Roma and Sinti Minority in Italy”



February 21-22, 2018

“Roma Contribution to Centenary of the Modern State of Romania”



February 26, 2018

“Connecting Peripheries for De-colonizing Europe. Common Vision for a New Humanity”


Secretary General signs memorandum of understanding with European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture Endangered Heritage / Endangered Values. Debate at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy European Cultural Heritage Summit 2018 “Preserving and promoting Roma cultural heritage” The Power of Protest – Discussion at BOZAR Dr. Bernd Fabritius visits ERIAC Resilient Cultural Heritage and Communities in Europe ERIAC participates in the ASN Convention at Columbia University New Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Dunja Mijatović, visits ERIAC U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon visits ERIAC “Hidden Roma Masterpieces” EVENING GALA AT THE MAXIM GORKI THEATRE: Outreach Grand Finale VISIONS FOR A NEW HUMANITY. GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK AND ROMA FEMINIST SCHOLARS CONTEMPLATE THE FUTURE Roma: contributions to the development of the Romanian state European roots of Roma Arts and Culture – Future Perspective of Roma and Sinti minority in Italy Reception hosted by Roma Integration 2020 and ERIAC for governmental officials “SAR DIČHOLA ROMAŇI KULTURA DUREDER” – The Future of Romani Culture THE FUTURE OF ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE The Future of Roma History: Remembrance, Historical Justice and the Role of Roma Youth Déjame que te cuente / Allow me to explain Visit of Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth Decolonizing the North, Stockholm, Royal Institute of Art -Konsthall C INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL OUTREACH PROGRAM “Collecting, Curating and Presenting Roma” Roma Art Label Exhibition ERIAC Launching Event