International Romani Day-April 8th

International Romani Day is celebrated in honor of the first World Congress of Roma, held in April 1971 in London. The Congress adopted the decision on the Roma flag and official anthem. Roma flag is in the lower part of the green color that symbolizes the earth, and in the upper part of the blue that symbolizes the sky. Red wheel in the middle of the flag symbolizes travel and migration of Roma.

1990 at the World Congress of Roma held in Poland, it was decided to declare April 8th World Day of the Roma.

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