Roma March through Prague on Saturday (4.10.2014) – Roma Pride Prague 2014

On Saturday the 4th of October the Roma Pride March 2014 took place in Prague as well as in other European countries. The Event was opened by a concert of Terne Cave and Michael Sepse in the Old Town Square. People from different communities and countries held speeches, argued for equality, respect for Roma people, and the recognition of the history of persecution and extermination. After that a march of about 300 Roma and their friends crossed the Charles Bridge to the Church of Infant Jesus of Prague, where a collective prayer was held. „The Roma Pride is a call for dignity, for equal rights and equal enjoyment of rights of all individuals living in Europe“ so the organizers. In the evening an accompanying program, including cultural performances, concerts, discussions, and workshops took place in the Podnik club. The series of Roma Pride in 2014 will last till the 19th of October. (Text: Soligruppe DD)


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