Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Heritage Days

There are several days throughout the year which are significant to people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. We invite you to learn about and mark these heritage days on social media.

January 27th Holocaust Memorial Day

February 20th Commemoration of the abolition of Roma slavery in Romania

March 1st Recognition of Irish Travellers receiving ethnic minority status in Ireland

April 8th International Romani Day

April 17th Recognition of Irish Travellers receiving ethnic minority status in UK

May 16th Romani Resistance Day

1st - 30th June Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month

August 2nd Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

November 5th International Day of Romani language

December 10th Human Rights Day

If you are a teacher, take a look at our teaching resources.

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