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Romano Drom is one of the most prominent representative of the contemporary Gypsy culture in Hungary. Since its foundation in 1999, the Band have traveled the world from Canada to South Korea, from Norway via Portugal to Ukraine and Serbia. Romano Droms unique musical world gotthem resounding success and made them one of the most sought after world music band with a Gypsy heritage.
Romano Drom, meaning Gypsy´s road, plays in original Olah Gypsy language with modern scoring.
Although their original compositions are deeply routed in the ancient Olah Gypsy music, they can reach a wider audience by integrating the authentic gypsy melodies with influences from wold music and several modern trends.
Their success lies in their unique fusion music in which Antal Kovács (founder and composer of Romano Drom) combines the centuries-old musical culture with Catalan rumba, Arabic, Balkan and even pop rhythms. In the musical arrangement, he is utilysing guitar, bass and accordion, as well as the traditional pot and spoon in order to achieve a unique and captivating sound.
Profound emotions, energy and honesty. This is how the music of Romano Drom can be discribed. Their music proudly carries on the traditions of the predecessors, while tapping into a contemporary subconcious. Through this modern bridge they can successfully convei the ancient energy even to those, who have not been touched by this culture before.
The band has published five albums with domestic and European distribution, including a remix album that is unique within the genre. The latest album of of this ground breaking and innovative world music ensemble, Romano Drom, is already under preparation.