International Romani Day is celebrated on April 08, 2018. The International Romani Day is a day to celebrate Romani culture and a civil awareness day. It is recognized on worldwide basis, as Romani people are spread all over, especially in Europe in America though. They are sometimes called “Gypsies” which is not a nice name, as it connotates illegality.
Romani are a itinerant ethic group from India. They have their own language and culture and sill fight for their recognition by the Indian government. For Romani people their extended families, their customs, called the Romanipen and their religion is of greatest importance. Since 1990 International Romani Day is celebrated by the International Romani Union who had their first official meeting in 1971.