Romani Performance and Heritage Tourism: The Pilgrimage of the Gypsies at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

@article{Wiley2005RomaniPA,
  title={Romani Performance and Heritage Tourism: The Pilgrimage of the Gypsies at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer},
  author={Eric Wiley},
  journal={TDR/The Drama Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={135-158}
}
  • Eric Wiley
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Art
  • TDR/The Drama Review
Every May some ten thousand Romanies (aka Gypsies) perform a pilgrimage to Les Saintes-Maries-de-le-Mer, a remote fishing village in the south of France. Their annual gathering has developed into a popular festival of Romani culture that spawns its own pilgrimage of tourists and journalistsas well as some tension between the townspeople and the Romani. 
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