Romano Glaszo, a Hungarian folk group also joined the group of Phiren Amenca to take part of the Dik I Na Bistar 2016 event in Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau. The band had concerts and a performance in the Galicia Jewish Museum where they performed their Holocaust Ballad. The show the performance in Krakow was supported by the Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Institute in Warsaw as part of their Hungarian Cultural Year in Poland.
Around half thousand young Roma and non-Roma people payed tribute to the memory of those who were violently murdered due to a destructive ideology on August 2, during the official commemoration ceremony by the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma in Auschwitz-Birkenau. On Agust 4, during a youth ceremony by the participants of the Dik I Na Bistar 2016 in Auschwitz-Birkenau young people held a moment of silence and an ode for the victims of the Holocaust in the presence of two survivors.
Around 50 young Roma and non-Roma people from all around Hungary joined the group of other hundreds of young people at the Roma Genocide Initiative 2016 event, organised by ternYpe – International Roma Youth Network between August 1-5. Before the departure Phiren Amenca organised a press conference together with Forgács József, Bandi bácsi, Holocaust survivor, who also joined the group at Krakow.
Phiren Amenca International Network and its partners bring together 300 Roma and non-Roma young people from all over Europe to the European Youth Capital Cluj-Napoca, Romania to raise their voice against racism and discrimination towards Roma people in Europe. Thematic workshops and special activities are taking place between July 12-19 in Cluj Napoca, Romania, where participants have a chance to learn more about the situation of Roma in Europe, to learn and discuss about human rights, antigypsyism, as well as empowerment and activist strategies.