The Gypsy Princess Luminita Mihai Cioaba – Roma Life in Romania

The Roma writer Luminita Mihai Cioaba was born in 1957 and has lived in Sibiu, in Romania, since 1963. It was then her father, Ion Cioaba, who was Bulibassa and later became the first Roma king, moved to Sibiu in order to settle down. minet took a look at some traditional Roma villages and encountered a 102 year old Roma man, who lives 50 kilometres from Sibiu, and who was taken to a concentration camp with his family during WWII.

minet broadcast: 04.05.2007

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