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International Romani Day

World day

International Romani Day
Observed byWorldwide
TypeInternational
SignificanceCivil awareness day
Romani culture
DateApril 8
Next time8 April 2021 (2021-04-08)
Frequencyannual
Related toHolocaust Memorial Days, International Mother Language Day, Human Rights Day

The International Romani Day (April 8) is a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people.[1]

International Romani Day Intro articles: 3

Origin

The day was officially declared in 1990 in Serock, Poland, the site of the fourth World Romani Congress of the International Romani Union (IRU), in honour of the first major international meeting of Romani representatives, 7–12 April 1971 in Chelsfield near London. [2]

International Romani Day Origin articles: 5

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