Opre Khetanes V Festival and Conference
on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Cultures


28-29 April 2017

New York University Department of Music
Room 320
31 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003


Opre Khetanes V Festival and Conference on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Cultures represents a major gathering on the East Coast of scholars of Romani culture and Roma who work as academics, activists, and/or performers. Presentations will be made by established scholars and by graduate students with expertise in Romani studies.

In the conference portion of Opre Khetanes VSare Patria: Romani Action, artists, activists, and scholars in the fields of musicology, anthropology, Romani studies and related disciplines will deliver presentations on subjects related to the representation of Romani people by themselves and/or others.

The conference is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required. Please see the "Program" tab for more information.

On Saturday afternoon, Opre Khetanes will continue at Hungarian House (213 East 82nd Street) with workshops, a panel, and a dance party. Please see the "Festival" tab for more information.