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Montpellier: with the second version of Mosaïque Gipsy Bohème, gypsy tradition opens as much as the world

La Halle Tropisme takes place in gypsy type for 5 days. (©CN / Met)

After the success of the primary launch final yr, Mosaïque Gipsy Bohème Competitionorganized Cap Gély Figuerolles Affiliation with the assist of native authorities and personal companions returns to Halle Tropisme in Montpellier from From Wednesday 28 September to Sunday 2 October.. For 5 days, Romani tradition opens as much as the world with a wealthy program of exhibitions, occasions, exhibits, live shows… With a particular function that Stefan Hernandez highlighted: “In France, that is the one Romani pageant organized by the Romani folks.”

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Situated a couple of meters aside, Halle Tropisme and Cité Gély naturally cast hyperlinks. When members of the Cap Gély Figuerolles affiliation knocked on Vincent Cavaroc’s door in 2021, they might not have anticipated such a welcome. The primary version in everybody’s reminiscence, the youngsters’s truthful at Christmas, the gypsy events, the gypsy gengetta in the summertime… “Gypsy tradition is a super-common frequent good. After we see the success of those occasions and the eclecticism of the general public, we inform ourselves that that is way more of a bond than a lot of French tradition,” says the director of Halle Tropisme enthusiastically. Subsequent to him, Stephane Hernandez, president of the Cap Gély Figuerolles affiliation, greets: “We communicate the identical language as tradition and it has no boundaries. Gypsy tradition has its place in Montpellier to have the ability to have a good time it right here.”


So, a yr later, the will stays the identical throughout this second version. “What we like about our program is that it has a really broad spectrum. This very broad spectrum suits particularly properly with this pageant, which bears its identify properly. We’re speaking about mosaics, they’re stuffed with small items added to the nice historical past of gypsy tradition. When it comes to exhibits, exhibitions, music, gastronomy… this system manages to current the 360-degree face of this very historical tradition,” explains Vincent Kavarok.

5 main exhibitions

“For us, this can be a yr of consecration. We wished to take it to the following degree. The time period “mosaic” suits even higher,” explains Stephan Hernandez. On this means, the general public can be supplied a variety of Gypsy tradition by Gypsy tales, workshops, demonstrations, truthful market, truthful, spherical desk, horse present, dance performances, gypsy brunch…” All capabilities of Galle Tropisme have been reimagined by the Cap Gély Figuerolles affiliation with gypsy sauce. All this, together with the musical program, makes the pageant particularly fascinating,” praises Vincent Kavarok.

Vincent Kavarok (right) and Stephane Hernandez (2nd from left) present the second edition of Mosaïque Gipsy Bohème.
Vincent Kavarok (proper) and Stephane Hernandez (2nd from left) current the second version of Mosaïque Gipsy Bohème. (©CN / Met)

One other necessary ingredient is the 5 main exhibitions. “For me, the pageant doesn’t exist if there aren’t any exhibitions. It is rather necessary to introduce the customarily misunderstood Romani tradition. These exhibitions are a part of this lighting,” emphasizes Stéphane Hernandez. Schoolchildren will come to go to them within the morning. There can be 50 portraits of historic figures of the Catalan rumba, pictures by Pierre Parquet on the gypsy maker Paul Orell who makes guitars devoted to the rumba, work by the gypsy artist Mona Metbach, and even gypsy camps in France Varangot fashions, which can current 13 this yr.

To not point out the occasion, which is the presentation for the primary time in Occitania of the exhibition “Gypsy Worlds, Picture Manufacturing facility 1860-1980” in partnership with the Museum of the Historical past of Immigration in Paris. Its former director Pap Ndiaye supported this earlier than he was appointed Minister of Nationwide Training.

Music program

As for the necessary musical half, it covers all registers in dimension. Catalan rumba with Los Graciosos from Perpignan and Sabor de Gracia from Barcelona (who ignited the earlier model), gypsy jazz with Chavolo Schmitt and the Dallas Baumgartner Quartert, flamenco pop with gypsy singer Sebastien El Chato or, in a extra “puro” register, an amazing singer , initially from Montpellier, however who spent her complete profession in Spain, Luisa Munoz, referred to as “Gitan”.

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The “youngsters” of the town of Geli are clearly within the highlight with Los Kemados Gipsy, consisting of two younger folks combining conventional and trendy devices to create a gypsy pop sound, and even with Jean-Marc Ballardo, referred to as Nanasso, the nephew of Manitas de Pay. whose musical ability he retains as a legacy. Effectively-known in Montpellier, one other virtuoso, however this time taking part in the violin, Paul Gouta will current a colourful music and dance present with Anne-Juliette Wassort. And for the reason that guitar is at all times subsequent to the gypsy, the musicians will entertain the 4 corners of the Halle Tropisme at any time of the day.

Lastly, on the finish of the pageant there can be a screening of the movie “The Wild Baby” by François Truffaut, wherein Jean-Pierre Ballardo dit Rey performed, who, having come as a neighbor, will then provide a gathering with the general public, throughout which he’ll speak concerning the capturing and conjure up others reminiscences earlier than taking the guitar to a live performance.

“For 5 days, it is going to be a whole immersion in a rustic that has no borders in nature and essence. We’ll flip our little kingdom right into a gypsy enclave open to all,” sums up Vincent Kawarok. Lastly, musical evenings with three or 4 headliners are paid (10/15 euros). A necessity for the affiliation to take care of this high quality of its packages and assure the pageant’s survival within the coming years.

Program

WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
10:00 › 20:00 – EXHIBITIONS – 4 main exhibitions concerning the Roma world
10:00 › 20:00 – ENTERTAINMENT – Exhibition market, fairground, workshops, demonstrations…
11:00 and 14:00 – GYPSY TALES – With Nuka Maximoff and Anne-Juliette Wassort
18:30 – OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL AND EXHIBITION
20:30 – PAUL GUTA BAND – Gypsy music and dance
21:00 – JEAN-MARC “NANASSO BALLARDO” – gypsy guitar
21:30 – LOS GRACIOSOS – Rumba from Perpignan

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
10:00 › 20:00 – EXHIBITIONS – 4 main exhibitions concerning the Roma world
10:00 › 20:00 – ENTERTAINMENT – Exhibition market, fairground, workshops, demonstrations…
11:00 and 14:00 – GYPSY TALES – With Nuka Maximoff and Anne-Juliette Wassort
17:00 – THE LIFE OF THE GYPSY PEOPLE, YESTERDAY AND TODAY – Spherical desk with Gerard Gartner
19:30 – COMPAGNIE ROMANO DJI – Cabaret and gypsy dance
20:15 – LOS QEMADOS – gypsy pop music
21:15 – CHAVOLO SCHMITT – gypsy jazz trio

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
10:00 › 20:00 – EXHIBITIONS – 4 main exhibitions concerning the Roma world
10:00 › 20:00 – ENTERTAINMENT – Exhibition market, fairground, workshops, demonstrations…
11:00 and 14:00 – GYPSY TALES – With Nuka Maximoff and Anne-Juliette Wassort
17:00 – THE LIFE OF THE GYPSY PEOPLE, YESTERDAY AND TODAY – Spherical desk with Gerard Gartner
18:30 – HORSE SHOW – Francine Gerard Pappa and her horse
20:30 – DALLAS BAUMGARTNER QUARTET – Gypsy Jazz
21:15 – SEBASTIAN “EL CHATO” – Gypsy singer

SATURDAY OCTOBER 1
10:00 › 20:00 – EXHIBITIONS – 4 main exhibitions concerning the Roma world
10:00 › 20:00 – ENTERTAINMENT – Exhibition market, fairground, workshops, demonstrations…
11:00 and 14:00 – GYPSY TALES – With Nuka Maximoff and Anne-Juliette Wassort
15:00 – HORSE SHOW – Francine Gerard Pappa and her horse
16:00 – COMPAGNIE ROMANO DJI – Gypsy dance
17:00 – COMPANY EL SOL DE ESPAÑA – flamenco dance
20:30 – LUISA MUNOZ “LA GITANA” – Pure flamenco singing
21:15 – SABOR DE GRACIA – Catalan rumba

SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER
10:00 › 17:00 – EXHIBITIONS – 4 primary exhibitions concerning the Roma world
10:00 › 17:00 – ENTERTAINMENT – Exhibition market, fairground, workshops, demonstrations…
11:00 › 15:00 – GYPSY BRUNCH – Brunch for Gypsy households!
14:30 – SHOW – Francois Truffaut’s Wild Baby
4:15 pm – MEETING – “Rey” Ballardo, actor within the movie “Wild Baby”.
17:00 – “REY” BALLARDO – live performance

Mosaïque Gipsy Bohème Worldwide Competition from 28 September to 2 October. Halle Tropisme, rue Fontcouvert 121, Montpellier. Free and free entry to the positioning, actions and exhibitions throughout the day and night. Indoor live shows on the field workplace: €10/€15. E-book on-line at tropisme.coop. Comply with the pageant on social networks: Fb and Instagram.

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