June 26th, 2011

3744541.jpgTwo Gypsy boys sell second hand items under a railway bridge in Belgrade, Serbia. About 80 percent of Gypsy children in Serbia enroll in the obligatory primary schools, but only 20 percent actually graduate, according to the UNICEF mission in Belgrade. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

 

A Canadian in Belgrade

Serge Denoncourt is a well-known theatre director in Quebec.

But his latest project has taken him far from home... to Belgrade, Serbia.

He's been working with Roma (or Gypsy) youth, to create a musical.

Find out how the experience has changed his life... and the lives of the Roma.

Listen to the program


GRUBB The Musical is being presented at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

The music from GRUBB (Gypsy Roma Urban Balkan Beats) is available on CD and through itunes. 

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