Romani people

Gadjo Dilo | Athens | March 31

Local purveyors of gypsy jazz Gadjo Dilo take the stage at Gazarte on Saturday, March 31, for a concert of classic numbers from Italy and France, as well as original work stemming from its albums "Manouche De Grec" and "Manouche De Grec Vol II." Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets cost 8 euros (online at or by phone at 11876).

Deutsche Welle Releases Documentary About Marriage in Roma Minority of Bulgaria

The German publication Deutsche Welle has produced a documentary in Bulgaria about one of the older traditions of the Roma minority with regards to marriage.

The documentary follows a Kalaidzhi family as they attempt to find a husband for their daughter, and it explores the differences between the young Roma and the older generations.

Sex Abuse Claims Rock Macedonian Youth Centre

The head of "25 May" a centre for troubled youngsters in Skopje, Macedonia, resigned on Monday "for moral reasons" over a scandal involving the possible sexual abuse of a 13-year-old in the care of his institution.

This case hit the public last Thursday when an international Roma rights organization, the European Roma Rights Centre, ERRC urged the authorities to react.

RCC to host conference on budget gaps in Roma integration

TIRANA - The Regional Cooperation Council's (RCC) Roma Integration 2020 Action Team will organise a conference in Tirana on Friday to address the needs and priorities in the Western Balkans and Turkey concerning filling in the budget gaps in Roma integration policies, with a specific focus on employment and housing for Roma.

Romania Seizes Third Migrant Boat in Black Sea

Romanian coastguards on Sunday intercepted a fishing vessel carrying 87 migrants, including 23 children, in the Black Sea.

The boat was sailing toward the Romanian coast in the third incident of its kind in the past month.

The number of people trying to cross the border from Romania to Hungary has also increased during the past month, officials say.