Khamoro (Romani for "Sunshine") is the world's largest and best-known professional Romani festival, which has been organised in Prague since 1999 by Slovo 21, z.s. together with SP Saga. The festival, which regularly takes place in the last week of May, each year offers unique concerts by Roma bands from all over the world, exhibitions, film screenings, dance workshops as well as expert seminars and conferences. Around 10.000 people from Czech Republic and abroad visit Khamoro festival each year.
World's largest festival of Romani culture
Romani music is the main focus of the festival, representing an important part of the world's cultural heritage. Since the beginning, more than 160 professional Roma bands from 40 countries around the world have performed in concerts.
KHAMORO 2022 »
24th WORLD ROMA FESTIVAL
An event that brings people together.
Khamoro has established itself as a society-wide cultural event that Prague and the entire Czech Republic can take pride in. The festival is visited by many, not just Roma. Everybody can enjoy Romani culture regardless of age, gender or ethnicity. That is our mission.
Since it’s beginning in 1999, Khamoro has always been supported by many influential people – from respected politicians (such as Václav Havel, Daniel Herman, Adriana Krnacova) to popular starts (Tereza Maxová, Vladimír 518, Jana Cinu) and many others.
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