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İzmir Murtake District
One of our website viewers from Izmir reports their district “Murtake”. This is a story of a Romani district that many songs are written about, a district that has preserved its spirit through its historical and daily life.
Most of the residents living in Murtake district located in Konak (Izmir) are Romani gypsies. It was initially established by the immigrants from Kilkis (Greece). After the 1st world war, the Romani’s were placed in the already existing Greek houses in the region.
The weddings at the district have the characteristics of traditional Romani weddings. The wedding feast generally lasts until the morning.
There are several different occupations carried out among the locals. The education level has a tendency to increase. Although there had been occupations such as tin making and brush making, today such crafts have almost vanished.