Pentacostal Romani Wedding


“We are facing harrasments from two sides. One, because we are Gypsy, two, because we are Pentecostal, which is believed to be a sect” – says Andrzej Walawski, pastor of congregation of Bystrzyca. “But more and more community members convert”.

This is the day of the wedding of Tymoteusz and Daria.  A short chapter of life of the community.  This day can be thought of as a magnifying glass through which to look into the gypsy nature and the influence of their new faith on their lives.

The video cameraman at the wedding said “I was at a couple of weddings of white folks, where there was no alcohol. After few hours of heavy atmosphere the parties died. And here? I’ve never seen a party like this!”