From flamenco to rumba, through the literary productions passed down orally from generation to generation, to the young creators who today reinterpret the tradition with contemporary language. The reportage by Babelmed on artistic expressions of Romany communities in Barcelona and Andalusia.
Despite the difficulties caused by the economic crisis and the many prejudices still widespread, in Spain a high level of integration is achieved thanks to employment projects with few and isolated cases of housing problems. The persistent problem is the school drop-outs: the rate among the Gitane pupils is nearly 5 times higher than the general population.
Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 21 and 22 November 2006.
The seminar “Cultural policies and immigration: experiences and reflections” organised by the Interarts Foundation is an attempt to promote a reflection on the challenges, needs, and possible approaches to immigration from the standpoint of cultural policies and management based on a presentation of a wide range of experiences taking place in Europe.