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Petia, a choreographer and Gipsy dance teacher, lives and works in Paris. After a long rehearsal day of his last creation, he goes back home. To his great surprise, his childhood friend, Motia, with her husband, Sacha, a guitar player, calls on him. Since their studies at the “Romen Theater” in Moscow, she became a famous Gipsy singer. All along the evening, the three friends will celebrate their great reunion by singing several songs, which awake Petia’s memories and his creative “madness”.
“ Through dance, theater, songs and today’s gipsy music, I make a point in celebrating my people and fulfilling a duty of memory. I think it important for my people, for French people and for all European countries where Gypsies live. I want, through this creation, to recall “Rrom” people’s painful past, a people that was, as the Jewish people, exterminated (samaduripen) during WW2 by the Nazis. “
“ This show is in keeping with my ambition, as an artist, to preserve and transmit the liveliness of Gipsy culture by dancing. Since 1994, I have put all my soul, my guts and my heart in this mission, in order to make the youth take an interest in it and that my people’ s culture keep on living through ages. I hope that, thanks to my creations, the impression of the Gipsy people progresses in the good way, the one of respect. I think that knowing the history of my people can lead to this respect. “
“ I invite Matriona IANKOVSKAÏA, a famous gipsy singer, whose purity and depth of the voice touch me deep down in my soul, and also her guitar playing husband Sacha VALLAYES. “