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The campaign for the promotion of Roma titled "Do you know who I am?" Promoted today in the Cultural Centre "Vuk Karadzic". The campaign was launched by a group "Kal" and its frontman Dragan Ristic, supported by MTV, OSI Budapest, the World Bank, the Center for the promotion of Roma, and the city of Belgrade, of Zvezdara and with financial support from the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights. The aim is to introduce non-Roma Roma culture and thus promote tolerance in this region.

The presentation was attended on behalf of Šehović Goran, deputy director of the Agency for European Integration and Cooperation with Associations, who pointed out that this campaign is not only an affirmation of Roma culture, but "offered hand of the Roma community, for the umpteenth time, the majority Serbian and other ethnic groups our country. "

- Such actions are at the same time and call for cooperation and respect for human rights. The Agency is always open for cooperation with Roma associations in the implementation of joint programs, for a better future for all of us - said Sehovic.

Mary Lekovic, a member of the municipal council Zvezdare, said that in this municipality do not see Roma as a national minority, but as all other citizens. The campaign is part of what the municipality and representing it not only affects non-Roma, but the call for the Roma to be more actively involved in their own assertion. Education is critical to the development of consciousness of a people, said Mary Lekovic.

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Scholar Rajko Djuric said that others know who they are Roma, first they have to know a lot more about ourselves, our history and culture. Like affirmative action, in the spirit of the original Latin word afirmatio, this campaign means "provision, giving the oath or solemn declaration." So it suggests that in our country a human rights and freedoms of all, including the Roma. He recalled that at the time of Nazism 1.2 million Roma were killed and that most problems are not isolated cases, but institutionalized racism. So all together we need to fight to make sure such things do not happen again and to build a better world, he said Duric.

Scholar Dragoljub Acković stressed that in dealing with Roma issues should not, as has been the case before, only individuals are hired, but that the role of institutions is crucial. Also, the time has come to such campaigns and the Roma themselves change, to follow the example of these individuals and to be more involved.

At the press conference, premiere music video of "Kal", which promotes tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia and jingle campaign in which they are presented educated young Roma, successful in their professions. Support was provided by a number of celebrities, including Labor Djuric, RTS journalist, Zoran Kesic, TV presenter

Since the MTV global music institution that conducts many campaigns, and this inspires young people to be actively involved in the problems of their community, and support the campaign "Do you know who I am?" Undoubtedly was a logical step in the implementation of the mission that changed MTV the world around them for the better. Group "Kal", one of the most successful bands from Serbia known and recognized in the "world music" genre on the music scene, fit the modern sounds of blues, rock, hip-hop and the making of video for this campaign jingles.


Source: RTS

A campaign for the promotion of Roma titled "Do you know who I am." The campaign aims to represent non-Roma Roma culture and reduce existing prejudices.

The leader of the group "Kal" Dragan Ristic launched a campaign "Do you know who I am," whose goal is to get Roma Roma culture and presenting non-Roma. "It's time to end the stereotypes and prejudices against Roma," Ristic said at a news conference.

"Dear friends, it is time to wake up. Beside you live hundreds of years, we are neighbors, and so few of us know. Let us build together a future where we are all equal," he wrote in a manifesto Ristic.

The campaign makes the music video of "Kal", which promotes tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia, as well as the jingle in which they presented the young educated Roma, successful in their professions.

Members of the recently established International Roma Academy of Arts and Sciences and Rajko Djuric Dragoljub Acković pointed out that the campaign should inform the non-Roma to what is best in the history of Roma culture, but also to encourage the Roma to know themselves and understand who they are.

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights, Public Administration and Local Self-Government Slavica Denic said the Ministry supported the project with 2.3 million.

The Minister said that the active participation of Roma in building an intellectual elite and successful promotion of educated Roma is the only way to reduce prejudices that exist against them.

In cooperation with the Office for Roma inclusion of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, enrolled 380 students and 154 high school students, who now represent the "strength of the Roma population."

The campaign is supported by regional and MTV, which is now broadcast video premiere of "Kal", and among the promoters of the reporter and RTS Djuric and Labor leader Zoran Kesic TV first.


Source: Kurir

BELGRADE-The campaign for the promotion of Roma titled "Do you know who I am?" Promoted today in the Cultural Centre "Vuk Karadzic". The campaign was launched by a group "Kal" and its frontman Dragan Ristic, supported by MTV, OSI Budapest, the World Bank, the Center for the promotion of Roma, and the city of Belgrade, of Zvezdara and with financial support from the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights.

The aim is to introduce non-Roma Roma culture and thus promote tolerance in this region.

The presentation was attended on behalf of Šehović Goran, deputy director of the Agency for European Integration and Cooperation with Associations, who pointed out that this campaign is not only an affirmation of Roma culture, but "offered hand of the Roma community, for the umpteenth time, the majority Serbian and other ethnic groups our country. "

- Such actions are at the same time and call for cooperation and respect for human rights. The Agency is always open for cooperation with Roma associations in the implementation of joint programs, for a better future for all of us - said Sehovic.

Mary Lekovic, a member of the municipal council Zvezdare, said that in this municipality do not see Roma as a national minority, but as all other citizens. The campaign is part of what the municipality and representing it not only affects non-Roma, but the call for the Roma to be more actively involved in their own assertion. Education is critical to the development of consciousness of a people, said Mary Lekovic.

Scholar Rajko Djuric said that others know who they are Roma, first they have to know a lot more about ourselves, our history and culture. Like affirmative action, in the spirit of the original Latin word afirmatio, this campaign means "provision, giving the oath or solemn declaration." So it suggests that in our country a human rights and freedoms of all, including the Roma. He recalled that at the time of Nazism 1.2 million Roma were killed and that most problems are not isolated cases, but institutionalized racism. So all together we need to fight to make sure such things do not happen again and to build a better world, he said Duric.

Scholar Dragoljub Acković stressed that in dealing with Roma issues should not, as has been the case before, only individuals are hired, but that the role of institutions is crucial. Also, the time has come to such campaigns and the Roma themselves change, to follow the example of these individuals and to be more involved.

At the press conference, premiere music video of "Kal", which promotes tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia and jingle campaign in which they are presented educated young Roma, successful in their professions. Support was provided by a number of celebrities, including Labor Djuric, RTS journalist, Zoran Kesic, a TV presenter.

Since the MTV global music institution that conducts many campaigns, and this inspires young people to be actively involved in the problems of their community, and support the campaign "Do you know who I am?" Undoubtedly was a logical step in the implementation of the mission that changed MTV the world around them for the better. Group "Kal", one of the most successful bands from Serbia known and recognized in the "world music" genre on the music scene, fit the modern sounds of blues, rock, hip-hop and the making of video for this campaign jingles.


Source: Beta

Kal started a campaign today for the promotion of Roma "Do you know who I am?" ("Džanes mi ko sem me?") During which he will in the next three months, a non-Roma Roma culture in order to reduce stereotyping of Roma propadnicima.

For promotion will be used to group music video promoting tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia and jingle campaign in which they presented the young educated Roma.

Kal Frontman Dragan Ristic said that in the next three months in the stands throughout Serbia to talk about new trends in the field of Roma kulure, Racial Discrimination, to meet with the majority culture, tradition, customs and achievements of Roma.

According to him it is time to stop prejudice and stereotypes about the "broad smiles and gold teeth" and called on all citizens to build a common future in which everyone is equal.

Scholar Rajko Djuric said that the action would be successful and that in order to create a better future, Roma must familiarize themselves and to create the conditions that they represent the best of them, college-educated, and not those with primary school, who occupied positions in society.

On the promotion campaign, whose title in Roma "Džanes mi ko sem me?" told reporters Djuric Rada, Zoran Kesic, and representatives of Zvezdara Leković Marija, said that Roma are citizens, not minority, of which the city of care in the same way and all other citizens of Belgrade.

Vice President of the World Roma Parliament Dragoljub Acković pointed out that the action of afirmacjiu Roma should be given to those who do not know enough about the Roma, and the Roma themselves. Acković added that it is important to institutionalize the problems of the Roma.

Representative of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights Slavica Đerić indicated that solving the problem requires a change of the Roma community awareness of the Roma and their active involvement in solving their own destiny, building intellectual elite and participation in the census.


Source: Studio B

The campaign for the promotion of Roma titled "Do you know who I am?" Promoted today in the Cultural Centre "Vuk Karadzic".

The campaign was launched by a group "Kal" and its frontman Dragan Ristic, supported by MTV, OSI Budapest, the World Bank, the Center for the promotion of Roma, and the city of Belgrade, of Zvezdara and with financial support from the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights. Goal is to non-Roma understanding of Roma culture and thus promote tolerance in this region.

The presentation was attended on behalf of Šehović Goran, deputy director of the Agency for European Integration and Cooperation with Associations, who pointed out that this campaign is not only an affirmation of Roma culture, but "offered hand of the Roma community, for the umpteenth time, the majority Serbian and other ethnic groups our country. "

- Such actions are at the same time and call for cooperation and respect for human rights. The Agency is always open for cooperation with Roma associations in the implementation of joint programs, for a better future for all of us - said Sehovic.

Mary Lekovic, a member of the municipal council Zvezdare, said that in this municipality do not see Roma as a national minority, but as all other citizens. The campaign is part of what the municipality and representing it not only affects non-Roma, but the call for the Roma to be more actively involved in their own assertion. Education is critical to the development of consciousness of a people, said Mary Lekovic.

Scholar Rajko Djuric said that others know who they are Roma, first they have to know a lot more about ourselves, our history and culture. Like affirmative action, in the spirit of the original Latin word afirmatio, this campaign means "provision, giving the oath or solemn declaration." So it suggests that in our country, ensure human rights and freedoms of all, including the Roma. He recalled that the during the Nazi killed 1.2 million Roma and the biggest problem is not an isolated case, but the institutionalization of racism.'s why we all together have to fight to get these things happening again and to build a better world, he said Duric.

Scholar Dragoljub Acković stressed that in dealing with Roma issues should not, as has been the case before, only individuals are hired, but that the role of institutions is crucial. Also, the time has come to such campaigns and the Roma themselves change, to follow the example of these individuals and to be more involved.

At the press conference, premiere music video of "Kal", which promotes tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia and jingle campaign in which they are presented educated young Roma, successful in their professions. Gave support to a number of celebrities, including Labor Djuric, RTS journalist, Zoran Kesic, TV presenter.

Since the MTV global music institution that conducts many campaigns, and this inspires young people to be actively involved in the problems of their community, and support the campaign "Do you know who I am?" Undoubtedly was a logical step in the implementation of the mission that changed MTV the world around them for the better. Group "Kal", one of the most successful bands from Serbia known and recognized in the "world music" genre on the music scene, fit the modern sounds of blues, rock, hip-hop in the making of the video and jingles for this campaign.


Source: Tanjug

The campaign for the promotion of Roma titled "Do you know who I am?" was launched today with the aim to present the non-Roma Roma culture and reduce existing prejudices.

The campaign was initiated by the leader of "Kal" Dragan Ristic, who was at today's press conference, said it was time for an end to prejudice and stereotypes about the Roma "as people with wide smiles and gold teeth."

"Dear friends, it is time to wake up. Beside you live hundreds of years, we are neighbors, and so few of us know. Let us build together a future where we are all equal," he wrote in a kind of manifesto Ristic.

The campaign makes the music video of "Kal", which promotes tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia, as well as the jingle in which they presented the young educated Roma, successful in their professions. For 27 September announced a round table discussion and a concert of "Kal".

Members of the recently established International Roma Academy of Arts and Sciences and Rajko Djuric Dragoljub Acković pointed out that the campaign should inform the non-Roma to what is best in the history of Roma culture, but also to encourage the Roma to know themselves and understand who they are.

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights, Public Administration and Local Self-Government Slavica Denic said the ministry supported the project with 2.3 million.

She noted that overcoming existing prejudices against the Roma requires a change of consciousness in the majority of the people, but also with the Roma and their active involvement in solving their own problems.

Denic said that the most important building of Roma intellectual elite and educated young Roma to take responsibility for the fate of his people.

She said that this year, in cooperation with the Office for Roma inclusion of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, enrolled 380 students and 154 high school students and found that they are the "power of the Roma population."

"Their active participation, the construction of an intellectual elite and successful promotion of Roma education is the only way to reduce the prejudices that exist against Roma," said the Denic.

Acković stressed that Serbia is home to more than 1,000 college-educated Roma and appealed to be allowed to be employed and to best represent their people.

The campaign is supported by regional and MTV, which is now broadcast video premiere of "Kal", and the promoters are reporter RTS Djuric Rada  and  Zoran Kesic TV Prva.


Source: Beta

Kal started a campaign today for the promotion of Roma "Do you know who I am?" This week it will in the next three months, a non-Roma Roma culture in order to reduce stereotyping of ljidima with "gold teeth," said the group leader Dragan Ristic.

For promotion will be used to group music video promoting tolerance and shows the historical path of Roma from India to Serbia and jingle campaign in which they presented the young educated Roma.

Ristic at the press conference said that in the next three months in the stands throughout Serbia to talk about new trends in the field of Roma kulure, Racial Discrimination, and meeting with the majority culture, tradition, customs and achievements of Roma.

According to him it is time to stop prejudice and stereotypes about the "broad smiles and gold teeth" and called on all citizens to build a common future in which everyone is equal.

"Dear friends, it is time to wake up. Beside you live hundreds of years, and the neighbors are so few of us know. Did you know that Django Reinhardt, Yul Brynner, Charlie Chaplin, Joaquin Cortes were Roma origin? Did you know that among us there are engineers, doctors , actors, lawyers, archeologists, "recalled Ristic, who was the leader of the campaign.

Scholar Rajko Djuric said that the action would be successful and that in order to create a better future, Roma must familiarize themselves and to create the conditions that they are the best among them, college-educated, and not those with primary school, who occupied positions in society.

Djuric regretted netrepljivost against Roma, which woke up the Milosevic era has not disappeared. Reminded of some famous Rome - Mica Popovic, Zivojin Pavlovic, Nikolai Velimirovic and Dragisa Cvetkovic.

On the promotion campaign, whose title in Roma "Džanes mi ko sem me?" told reporters Rad djuric and Zoran Kesic, and representatives of Zvezdara Leković that Mary, said that the Roma citizens, not minority, that the city cares about the same as on all other citizens of Belgrade.

Lekovic said that the campaign will educate the wider community about the culture and history of Roma great, it will also point to the importance of education - "Culture is important to the understanding of a nation, and education expenses for their development," she added.

Vice President of the World Roma Parliament Dragoljub Acković pointed out that the action of afirmacjiu Roma should be given to those who do not know enough about the Roma, and the Roma themselves.

"... To all those who are ashamed to say it, we can say that we are Roma, what we do - and this is one of the important links in action," he said, adding that Acković is important to institutionalize the problems of the Roma.

Representative of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights Slavica Djerić indicated that solving the problem requires a change of the Roma community awareness of the Roma and their active involvement in solving their own destiny, building intellectual elite and participation in the census.

 
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