Čhajori romaňi - Štefan Cína and the Folk Band (Romani Girl)
created: 19. 05. 2023 23:35 modified: 23. 05. 2023 13:14
The song Čhajori romaņi (Romani Girl) by an unknown author and its lyrics reflects text the cruel reality of Roma imprisoned in concentration and labor camps during the Second World War. It is considered the anthem of the Slovak Roma. The song is slow, heartbreaking. It was recorded on July 8, 2022 as part of the series Documentation of Romani Cimbalom Folk Bands in Slovakia. The Cínas (the siblings Štefan – accordion, Martina – violin, vocals) learned the song at home from their father, who learned it from his father. The lyrics of the song is in the Romani language.
copyright: State Scientific Library in Prešov
recorded: 08. 07. 2022