'Toto and His Sisters' (2014) by Alexander Nanau, one of the most talked about Romanian documentaries of the last years, has its UK premiere at the 2015 edition of the Open City Documentary Festival in London.
Romania’s 8th consecutive participation at the London Book Fair evokes, through the authors and the books reunited in a truly Romanian-British programme, the virtue of literature to precipitate great encounters and revelations: inner, cultural, geographical.
We welcome the very first day of summer with a melodic celebration as warm and luminous as the much-awaited solstice. Acclaimed soprano Delia Noble, who is set to appear alongside legendary Placido Domingo as Musetta in a new production of 'La Bohème', and young pianist Alexandru Laz─âr team-up for a feast of operatic evergreens and Romanian songs.
The International Children’s Day is celebrated in 1 Belgrave Square with a puppet show full of colour, humour and wit, inspired by the immortal tale of ignorance and gullibility, „Prostia omeneasc─â” (“The Human Stupidity”), written by Ion Creang─â Romania’s greatest storyteller. A production of the Puppets Art Time Pocket Theatre in Iasi
Romanian visual practices feature robustly at the 2015 edition of Art15 Global Art Fair, one of London’s most exciting art feasts. AnnArt Gallery in Bucharest is showcasing works by sculptor Virgil Scripcariu, the daring carver of pertinent contemporary symbols, while the PostModernism Museum Bucharest examines the early works of avant-garde artist Hedda Sterne .
Romanian folk music, dances, customs and crafts, technical inovations and scientific achievements prove very popular to foreign audiences and they always find their way into our programme. RCI's key partners in London are Horniman Museum, the Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum.