Festival KHAMORO

26 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019

Prague, Czechia

Last updated: 07 Jun 2019

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Khamoro

Khamoro (which means sun in the Roma language) is the largest and most famous professional Roma festival in the world. The festival, which has been organized by the NGO Slovo 21 in Prague since 1999, regularly organizes unique Roma band concerts consisting of groups from all over the world, as well as putting on exhibitions, film events, dance workshops, specialized seminars, conferences, Children day, parade through the city center etc. The foundation of the festival is without a doubt Roma music, which represents an important part of the world's cultural heritage.

The aim of the festival is to show the richness of Roma culture and traditions, which are part of Czech both European and world culture. It contributes to the integration of Roma community into Czech society and development of multicultural society and improve of relations between major society and Roma community through presentation of Roma culture.

Festival is visited by around 10 000 people (Roma and Non-Roma) every year.

Logo Khamoro16

Practical info

Pricerange per day
Under 10 euro
Music
Classical Music, Jazz, Pop
Surroundings
City center
Average attendence per day
2000 to 10.000 attendees
Art disciplines
Folklore and folk arts, Heritage, Literature, Music, Theater