Roma New Year at the Embassy

Charge d’Affaires Martina Strong and U.S. Embassy staff celebrated Roma New Year on January 14 with children from Graf Nikolay Ignatiev School in the village of Graf Ignatievo, Plovdiv Region. The children performed the New Year’s tradition of “survakane” for good health and prosperity, sang songs, and danced celebrating the Day of Bango Vasili or the Roma New Year.