Valjevo, Yugoslavia – The Amala Summer School for Gypsy Music holds summer workshops in Romani (Gypsy) folk music. It offers 3-week summer workshops, taught by local Romani musicians in the central Yugoslav town of Valjevo. The goal is to offer a complete cultural experience: participants will learn authentic Romani music by ear, in the traditional way, while surrounded by the Romani culture: food, language and family atmosphere. At the same time, because the course is organized and run by Roma, participants will help keep the tradition of Romani music alive.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel is also co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart.
Angel has also produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels such as Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.