Adrian Balog - The Music Teacher Speaking
created: 04. 01. 2019 15:14 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
A. Balog, when interviewed, was thirty-years old qualified teacher of music. Originally from Kosice, living in Filakovo currently, the place which even before the crisis in 2008 started had become a town with high concentration of the Romani people from all over Slovakia. A. Balog is an experienced teacher teaching at the local Elementary Musical School. Beside this, he studies the opera singing at the Private Musical and Drama Conservatory in Hnusta. He speaks about his activities in the gospel band where he invites also the children from the community. Adrian Balog speaks about his family's traditions - his grandfather Zoltan Balog and his cimbalom band played the music typical for the Gemer-Malohont region. Adrian Balog in his speaking brings more information about the regional culture of the mentioned regions.
tags: retrospective factual monologue guided Slovak Adrián Balog general audience internal
Gizela Bikarova - Memories
created: 11. 12. 2018 10:37 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The interview with G. Bikarova was recorded in July 2014. G. Bikarova was born in the year 1930 in the Helcmanovce village, district of Gelnica. She spoke about her memories from the Second World War and after it finished. She speaks in the dialect typical for the Lower Spis Region.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Slovak Gizela Bikárová general audience internal
Miroslav Rác - "You Are My Destiny"
created: 19. 07. 2018 10:58 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
Miroslav Rác is young Roma pianist, singer, rapper, accompanist, composer. He uses a stage name BG. He´s composing his songs in "gangster romano hip - hop" style. The song "You Are My Destiny" is his self composed song. Singing and musical interpretation in the song - Miroslav Rác. Author of the audio record is Rastislav Dobrovolný - THEREMIN WÜNDERBAR RECORDS, Horná Seč.
tags: vocal-instrumental modern rom-pop solo author's craft Slovak Miroslav Rác general audience internal
created: 10. 05. 2018 15:49 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
Memories spoken by Ján Oláh of the life of Roma before and after the revolution in the year 1989, about a family and family values of Roma, about work and discrimination he is facing in everyday life. The interview was recorded on 24th of August, 2013 in Klenovec, district of Rimavská Sobota.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Slovak Ján Oláh general audience internal
Big House in Auschwitz
created: 03. 05. 2018 16:15 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
Aušvicate o kher baro / Big House in Aschwitz:
The lament related to the Holocaust (Porrajmos) which Roma were a part of. The authors of lyrics and music are not identified, the song is traditionally passed to next generation orally.
The lament Aušvits (Auschwitz) was first recorded in the 1960s by Ružena Danielová, a survivor from the Czech town of Mutenice, Juhomoravsky Region in Czech Republic, the Holocaust (Porrajmos) survivor.
tags: vocal folk solo author's craft Romani Albína Duždová general audience internal
Milan Makula - speaking
created: 18. 12. 2017 14:31 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The interview came on 15.11.2013. Milan Makula (1969-) is a field social worker in the village Kendice in the Prešov district. He was born and raised in a rural Romani family in the village of Haniska near Prešov, who lived and lives in an integrated way of life, not in the context of a large Roma community. In the interview he focuses on the topics of family, life priorities, work life, and value orientation in the Roma community in Kendice.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Romani Milan Makula general audience internal
Ľudovít Petík - speaking
created: 18. 12. 2017 14:26 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The interview was created on 23.11.2013. Ľudovít Petík (1952 -) was born in the village of Ražňany in the district of Sabinov, to a large, classical music family of Roma, they were the rural musicians. Although he did not continue with this tradition, his children and grandchildren revived it and successfully developed it further. In the interview, he addresses the issues of the family, the state of society and the Roma community, social changes and the assessment of their impact specifically on the Roma. Mediated memories of World War II events are an important part of the testimony. He obtained these facts from his father, who was a direct participant in the war events in Slovakia and Germany.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Romani Ľudovít Petík general audience internal
Rinaldo Oláh - speaking
created: 18. 12. 2017 14:19 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The Apostolic Church in Slovakia is, in essence, a Protestant Church, specifically focused on the evangelical, letnic charismatic direction. It is part of the global church community of Assemblies of God (AoG), which, together with other Catholic and Charismatic Church communities, has about 750 million members. Within Europe, it belongs to the Pentecostal European Community (PEF), which has 3.5 million members. Pastor Rinaldo Olah, in a conversation, approaches his own transformation to the true believer and active missioner of the message. His primary responsibility is to lead a preaching station in the village of Kendice in the Prešov district. The interview was done on 17th of November, 2013 in Sabinov.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Romani Rinaldo Oláh general audience internal
Roman Goroľ - speaking
created: 04. 12. 2017 21:41 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The interview with Bc. Roman Goroľ was done in 2013 in Presov by Ing. Igor Duzda. Bc. Roman Gorol was born in the village of Caklov in the district of Vranov upon Topla. There he lives and works as a teacher's assistant in the local elementary school. The main topics of the interview are his motivation for his own personal development, family background and passion for literature inherited from his parents, the state of the Romani community in Caklov, his work and writings. Bc. Gorol is the active writer, writing poetry. The interview is done in the Romani language, it is divided into several chapters based on the leading topic of the speaking.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Romani Roman Goroľ general audience internal
Zoltán Duda - speaking
created: 04. 12. 2017 21:34 modified: 27. 11. 2020 01:47
The interview was done in the year 2013 in Presov by Ing. Igor Duzda. He interviewed Mr. Zoltan Duda, born in the year 1940 in Sabinov. Taking into account the current age of Mr. Zolan Duda, he belongs among the Romani elders. The interview reflects his memories of events and society changes after the year 1945 in the form of the memories passed to him by his parents - his parents' memories of the 2nd World War and its consequences on the life of the Romani community in Sabinov. The memories of the social changes after the year 1989 are personal. Zoltan Duda provides information as a memeber of the Romani community in Sabinov, as well as a long time member of the City Council, before the member of the Local National Comittee. The interview is done in Romani language, divided into several chapters based on the main topic of speaking.
tags: retrospective biographical monologue guided Romani Zoltán Duda general audience internal