Special events

Special events

Conferences, exhibitions, and diplomatic events that make our programme even more flavourful and diverse. 

Twelve Months, Twelve Creators: A Reverence for the UK-based Romanian Artists

Twelve Months, Twelve Creators: A Reverence for the UK-based Romanian Artists

In the middle of its street on either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. (Revelation 22:2) Romanian artists have often found in the UK a welcoming home and the nurturing environment where their work has...

@ London
The Beauty of London in September: a weekend of Romanian theatre shows, concerts and talks

The Beauty of London in September: a weekend of Romanian theatre shows, concerts and talks

The last weekend of September brings to London a generous crop of theatre and music shows, featuring some of Romania’s most revered artists: Oana Pellea, Mircea Rusu, Cristina Casian and Adrian Naidin. The programme is produced by Poveşti spuse-n româneşte, and organised with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in...

28 - 29/09/2019 @ Theatro Technis and Leicester Square Theatre

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Romanian-Finnish Encounters: A European Journey through Culture

Romanian-Finnish Encounters: A European Journey through Culture

This year, the end of June marks the European Council Presidency handover from Romania to Finland, an excellent pretext for us to join forces with our friends at the Finnish Cultural Institute in London for two events organised at both our venues. From theatre to music, this is – we hope – but the first in a series of...

25 - 30/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
The Universal Day of the Romanian Blouse: Picnic in Hyde Park

The Universal Day of the Romanian Blouse: Picnic in Hyde Park

From British-born Queen Marie of Romania to painter Henri Matisse or fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent, numerous celebrities across the globe have fallen for the charms of the Romanian blouse. With its vivid colours and intricate adornments, this traditional garment (in Romanian “IE”) is much more than a simple sartorial marvel or...

23/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Romanian: along the Latin Route

Romanian: along the Latin Route

Nurture your adventurous spirit and join us for an evening of linguistic discoveries at Europe House! Romanian, the Romance language that is known to be closest to Latin among its linguistic relatives and the only one to be spoken in Eastern Europe, is celebrated in a special event hosted by the European Commission Representation in the...

26/02/2019 @ Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU
Constantin Brâncuși, Celebrated by the Romanian Cultural Institute throughout 2019

Constantin Brâncuși, Celebrated by the Romanian Cultural Institute throughout 2019

On 19 February, his birthday, the Romanian Cultural Institute pays homage to legendary sculptor Constantin Brâncuși. Since 2015, when this date was declared Constantin Brâncuși Day, it has been a National Holiday in Romania. The Romanian Cultural Institute will dedicate the renowned sculptor a series of grand scale events...

19/02/2019
Queen Marie of Romania memorial statue erected in Ashford, Kent

Queen Marie of Romania memorial statue erected in Ashford, Kent

As a legacy for generations to come and an ongoing effort to promote the most important bridge-personality between Romania and the UK, the Romanian Cultural Institute, on behalf of the Romanian Government, unveils in Ashford, Kent, a statue of the exceptional Princess Marie of Edinburgh, Queen Marie of Romania (29 October 1875 – 18 July...

12/12/2018 @ Elwick Place, Ashford, Kent
Christmas Tree Celebration: ‘The Book of Stories’, a Musical by and for Children

Christmas Tree Celebration: ‘The Book of Stories’, a Musical by and for Children

The Embassy of Romania in London, with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute, kindly invite you to the Christmas Tree Celebration, a winter holiday event for the Romanians living in the United Kingdom. Come along not only for Father Christmas but also for ‘The Book of Stories’, the first musical by and for children of...

08/12/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
A Century for Romania on its National Day: talk, screenings, exhibition

A Century for Romania on its National Day: talk, screenings, exhibition

The 1st of December, the day Greater Romania was born a century ago, is evoked in a revealing tour de force at 1 Belgrave Square. To mark the occasion and to celebrate Romania’s National Day, Dr Marius Turda of Oxford Brookes University will be honouring the most important event in Romanian history in a talk entitled ‘Greater...

01/12/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Tessa Dunlop: an Evening with Queen Marie, Romania’s Soldier Queen

Tessa Dunlop: an Evening with Queen Marie, Romania’s Soldier Queen

We are delighted to invite you to an evening in commemoration of Queen Marie, Romania’s beloved monarch, and her extraordinary role during World War One. In her talk entitled ‘The Soldier Queen, Romania and World War One’, historian and journalist Tessa Dunlop will examine the British-born queen’s unprecedented role as a...

21/11/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Edge Hill University celebrates Romania’s Centenary

Edge Hill University celebrates Romania’s Centenary

We are pleased to support Edge Hill University’s event ‘The Queen of the Damned: Vampires and Knights in British and Romanian Culture’ celebrating the links between Romania and the United Kingdom in this Centenary Year. The programme comprises an exhibition that highlights the role of Romanian women, including that of Queen...

20/11/2018 @ Edge Hill University’s Creative Edge building, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP
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