10/25/2008 7th World Roma Congress (Oct 2008)
Almost 300 delegates from 28 different countries attended the VII World Roma Congress in Zagreb, Croatia. They discussed the role of Romani leaders and the best strategies for advancing the situation of Roma today. Mr Stanislaw Stankevic was voted in again as leader of the International Roma Union. Esma Redzepova performed the Romani anthem (also heard in the Gypsy Caravan film).
The first Romani Congress was held in London in 1971. << go back