The 10th Anniversary of GRUBB was celebrated in spectacular style with the GRUBB Show performed at the National Theatre of Belgrade!
24 performers given standing ovations by an audience of 200 proud Roma students, their families, friends, the GRUBB teachers and our partners, State representatives (President of Serbian Parliament, Team for Social Inclusion and poverty reduction, Ministry of Culture), the diplomatic community (Canadian, French, Australian and Norway Ambassadors) and the head of EU Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, representatives from OSCE, Roma Education Fund, Open Society Foundation, artists and many others.
The event was endorsed by the Office of Human and Minority Rights, Government of Serbia.
After the show the photography exhibition, 10 Years of GRUBB, was opened in the gallery of the National Theatre.
The event not only attracted a large and enthusiastic audience but also a great deal of media interest.The prestigious communication agency, Leo Burnett, created a powerful campaign to promote both our event and the social integration of Roma youth. Their whole team donated the work, pro bono. This resulted in high visibility and media outreach with two TV crews filming the show. 12 other representatives of the media were present causing
significant interest in the project and gaining substantial positive coverage in local and national media.