Roma Connections: the new generation
Following the Roma Connections gig as part of the Celtic Connections festival, Rhiannon Davies explores the role of culture in developing a ‘web’ of integration in a changing Scotland
A FIDDLE is played furiously while a drummer keeps time, and dancers start to whirl around in pairs, laughing and pulling bystanders to the dancefloor. For the most part, it’s a familiar sight right across in Scotland. But the scene contains a few unfamiliar elements.