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Romany musical for children called "A thief's world - or 16 cruel truths"
17-01-2004 - Daniela Lazarova

Radio Rota The Czech cultural scene boasts another musical. It's a Romany musical for children called "A thief's world - or 16 cruel truths". The musical is by Romany authors - with a Romany cast -and it is basically a description of the hard life the Roma minority leads and the vast amount of prejudices against them. Two young Roma girls are unfairly accused of stealing and sent to jail -as the children's choir accuses the judge of judging them by the colour of their skin.

No work and no justice for the Roma is the message that comes across very strongly in this musical composed and performed by Romanies. If you'd like a glimpse and a listen you will find it on the internet at

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