Nicolae Gheorghe Memorial Event

Nicolae Gheorghe († 2013), the founder of the Roma Movement in Romania, was born on the 12th of November 1946. To honour his contribution and to memorize his ideas the Pakiv European Roma Fund endorsed by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture is inviting you to a Memorial Event, on 12th of November 2018, 19:00 at the premises of ERIAC in Reinhardtstraße 41-43, 10117 Berlin. Young Roma from Romania will present a video about the life of Nicolae Gheorghe and discuss the meaning of his ideas for our struggle for respect and social inclusion for Roma all over Europe. The event is in English language with possible translation into Romanian and German and free of entry.



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Nicolae Gheorghe Memorial Days in Berlin

Nicolae Gheorghe Memorial Days 2018 in Berlin

organized by Pakiv European Roma Fund in Berlin

”The meaning of Roma identity for the Gadje society and ways to deal with it by Roma in social and political movements”

A youth encounter between young Romanian Roma from Romania and Germany

public events:

Saturday, 10th of November 2018
(Jugendgästehaus Hauptbahnhof, Raum “Groß Väter See”, Lehrter Str. 68)
19:00 – 21:00 Film screening “Bei uns ist das so” – debate with cast & film makers
prepared by Gangway group Berlin

Monday, 12th of November 2018 (ERIAC, Reinhardtstraße 41-43, 10117 Berlin)
15:00 – 18:00 Youth Seminar “Roma identity from Nicolae Gheorghe’s perspective” @ERIAC, prepared by Barvalipe Group from Bucharest
19:00 – 21:00 public Nicolae Gheorghe Memorial Event @ERIAC with film & debate


Who am I?

FullSizeRender (5)At the begining of this year in March 2017, the artist George Vasilescu started to work at the “Project Who am I?”, funded by PAKIV European Roma Fund. The aim of this project is to facilitate the proces of selfreflection on the different identities that roma people have. The starting point was a movie, where Roma tell their opinion on Roma, and share their view over the perceptions of the majority population.

Remembering meeting

On 8 of August 2015 at Pakivalo festival in Bucharest, the Roma museum host the remembering meeting of Nicolae Gheorghe. Un alt an, o altă întâlnire în amintindu marea lucrare a lui Nicolae Gheorghe, organizat de Asociatia RomanobutiQ la Festivalul Pakivalo. In fiecare an, cei care au avut o colaborare strânsă cu el, împărtăși experiențele lor, oferind în acest fel imaginea de ansamblu si informatiile generațiilor următoare. Chiar dacă acest lucru se întâmplă cu schimbul de asemenea frustrările unora dintre indivizi, este normal să fie frustrat în fața unei astfel de Măreției, scopul oamenilor să vină împreună și să se simtă spiritul și motivația lui de a merge mai departe în lucrarea ” Roma mișcare“este atins.