Roma festival Khamoro in the streets of Prague

A parade of Roma dancers and musicians from many countries walked through several places in Prague yesterday. It started in the lower part of the Wenceslas Square accompanied with the drumbeat, sounds of harmonica and and wind instruments. Passers-by could see young girls in colourful dress showing their traditional dances.

This event was a part of Roma festival Khamoro that is taking place in Prague right now. The evening programme will continue today in Roxy club (Dlouha 33 street). Visitors can listen to the traditional Roma music from Hungary, Serbia, Portugal and Macedonia.

The festival finishes on Saturday 2nd June with a gala concert of traditional Roma music from several countries in the Congress Centre in Prague (metro red line C, station Vysehrad). The start of the concert is at 20:00. Click here for more info.