Roma Communities in the Balkans

This ongoing photography project focuses on the way Roma people are living and are being housed and integrated in three different Eastern European Countries: Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary

Stolipinovo is a district of the Bulgarian city Plovdiv and with about 45,000 inhabitants it is the largest Roma community in the Balkan Peninsula.

Stoliponovo has an extremely poor infrastructure: Many buildings are dilapidated, the streets are not paved, and the tap water was contaminated. For some years, the residents were even disconnected from the power supply.

In Novi Sad, Serbia and Budapest, Hungary, there are certain streets of the cities where Roma communtities/ residential areas can be found.

 

 

 Stolipinovo/Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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 Novi Sad, Serbia

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Budapest, Hungary

 

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  Stolipinovo/Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

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 Budapest, Hungary

 

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