Amala – Gypsy Music, Dance & Language Summer School

Valjevo, Serbia – The Amala School for Roma (Gypsy) and Serbian music, dance and language presents the unique opportunity to discover Romani and Serbian culture in an authentic setting. Located in the picturesque Serbian hills in the town of Valjevo, 100 kilometers southwest of Belgrade, the school offers 7, 10 and 14day sessions throughout the summer. While at the school, students benefit from the unforgettable experience of total immersion into the culture. Students live in a Romani-Serbian household, see daily life and dine on traditional cuisine.

The days are filled with lively local music, excursions and trips to family celebrations in nearby villages. Local professional teachers and performers conduct the lessons. The school’s faculty uses traditional teaching methods, and music and vocal students learn by ear.Serbian language and dance classes are designed for all levels Romani (Gypsy) language classes are designed for beginners and give the extremely rare chance to learn this beautiful language.

Roma dance in the Balkan style is taught for all levels. Galbeno d.o.o., Stevana Filipovica 28/20, 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia. Phone: +381 (0)11 64 88 75, Fax: +381 (0)11 652 391.

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