The memory of the poet and Romology Trifun Dimic


IZ KRUGAVOJVODINA attend­ed a lec­ture ded­i­cat­ed to the mem­o­ry of the poet and the most impor­tant Romol­o­gy in our region, Tri­fun Dim­ic.

The lec­ture was held on March 4, 2020 at the Novi Sad Edu­ca­tion Fair, spon­sored by the Provin­cial Sec­re­tari­at for Edu­ca­tion, Reg­u­la­tions, Admin­is­tra­tion and Nation­al Minori­ties – Nation­al Com­mu­ni­ties. The open­ing cer­e­mo­ny was attend­ed by friends and admir­ers of Dimic’s work, Prof. Emeri­ta Sven­ka Sav­ic, Dr Mar­i­ja Alek­san­drovic, Jele­na Jovanovic — Provin­cial Mem­ber, Oliv­era Marinkov — Prof. at the School of Romol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Novi Sad, Dr Dragoljub Ack­ovic — writer and deputy direc­tor of the Office for Human and Minor­i­ty Rights and Zivana Zivanovic — mem­ber of the exec­u­tive board of the Nation­al Roma Coun­cil.

Pho­to: Por­tal of Civic Vojvo­d­i­na — Auton­o­my

Tri­fun Dim­ic was a great fight­er for the eman­ci­pa­tion of the Roma, col­lect­ed and record­ed works of nation­al Roma cre­ativ­i­ty, pub­lished sev­er­al col­lec­tions of poems, trans­lat­ed, wrote poet­ry, prose, philo­log­i­cal and his­tor­i­cal stud­ies, he was a jour­nal­ist. He also worked as an asso­ciate of the Cul­tur­al and Edu­ca­tion­al Com­mu­ni­ty of Vojvo­d­i­na, founder of Mat­i­ca Roma in 1996. Dim­ic made a great con­tri­bu­tion to the trans­la­tion of the Old and New Tes­ta­ments into the Romani lan­guage, as well as the litur­gi­cal books that were essen­tial for per­form­ing litur­gies in the Romani lan­guage.