Meet the Roma at Skansen

By on August 7, 2017

The Romas are one of Sweden’s five official minorities. Roman culture has been a part of Sweden for over 500 years. They have a long history filled with stories. August 10-13 can visitors take part of the camp life, listen to the stories and experience the music and dance. The program is an arrangement in collaboration with the Roman Cultural Center in Malmö and LP Flamenco.

The Romani wagon
Romer, who experienced the camp life and had a wagon as a home, is in place for talks and tales. The wagon is made in 1954 and decorated with typical furniture, textiles and other ornaments, and is set at Bollnestorget every day at 11-16

Flamenco Show
The flamenco dances belong to the Roman culture. The group FlamencoAkuten will take place 10-12 August at Bollnestorget’s dance court. The group consists of Ángeles Gómez, song, Per Lenner, guitar and Pia del Norte, dance. On Saturday, August 12, dancer David Montero also participates.
Bollnestorget’s dance court at 12 and 14 on 10, 11 and 12 August.

Flamenco School
After the show, those who want to test the flamenco’s foundations and rhythms will get together with the artists on the dance court of Bollnestorget at 12.40 and at 14.40 on 10, 11 and 12 August.

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