International Roma Music Festival (Kansainvälinen Romanimusiikin festivaali)

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Country and Region FinlandSouthern Finland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Porvoo, Southern Finland, Finland
Festival Contact Information

Porvoon matkailu (Provoo Tourism office)
P.O. Box 23
FI-06100 Porvoo, Finland
Phone: (358) 40-704-5795

Festival Description

Porvoo is the place to be in September for virtuoso jazz guitar following in the footsteps of Django Reinhardt. The volunteer fire brigade building resounds to some of the most beautiful Finnish Romany singing and Romany tangos. There are concerts and an exhibition of vintage photographs at the Grand Hall. The idyllic cathedral church of Porvoo hosts the finest Romany spirituals. There is a seminar on the subject of the European Roma and Travellers Forum – ERTF.

Festival Dates September 7 - 9, 2007
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