Special events

Special events

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

The Making of United Romania: The Greatest Romanian Story Ever Told

The Making of United Romania: The Greatest Romanian Story Ever Told

We continue our year-long exploration of the Romanian Unification of 1918 with the launch of the only website in English to comprehensively tell the story of this fantastic achievement. Created by the Romanian Cultural Institute in collaboration with several partners, the website, called 'The Making of United Romania', provides an...

14/03 - 31/12/2018 @ RCI London

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Queen Marie of Romania memorial statue erected in Ashford, Kent, on the occasion of the Great Union Centenary (1918-2018)

Queen Marie of Romania memorial statue erected in Ashford, Kent, on the occasion of the Great Union Centenary (1918-2018)

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
The Feminine War: a Cultural Celebration of the Romanian Centenary in Reykjavik

The Feminine War: a Cultural Celebration of the Romanian Centenary in Reykjavik

Our National Day and Centennial Celebrations reach as far North as the Icelandic capital where, in partnership with the Embassy of Romania in Denmark and the Honorary Consulate of Romania in Reykjavik, we organise a special event hosted by Bíó Paradís Cinema, old friends of Romanian cinematography. The programme comprises...

15/11/2018 @ BioParadis Cinema, Reykjavik
A 100-Year Retrospective by AGERPRES, Romania’s National News Agency

A 100-Year Retrospective by AGERPRES, Romania’s National News Agency

AGERPRES, Romania’s national news agency, in partnership with the Embassy of Romania in the UK and the Romanian Cultural Institute, are putting together an event dedicated to 100 years of modern Romania. Join us for the private view of the “Romania: Evolution” photo exhibition and the screening of the “Great Union...

12/11/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
Romania’s Centennial Celebrations Move to Dublin

Romania’s Centennial Celebrations Move to Dublin

As a celebration of Romania’s National Day and the Romanian Centenary, we join forces with the Embassy of Romania in Ireland and Trinity College Dublin for an event dedicated to the “Romanians in the Great War”. The poignant story of fierce battles and momentous victories is told through pictures, words and music. The private...

07/11/2018 @ Trinity College Dublin
Great Union Centenary: President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, at the British Museum

Great Union Centenary: President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, at the British Museum

Celebrated historian and President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, is our special guest in this Centenary Year and the protagonist of an illuminating talk entitled ‘The making of united Romania: a 100-year journey’, presented in partnership with the British Museum. In the annus mirabilis 1918, at the end of the...

11/10/2018 @ Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
Connecting Culture: UK-Romania

Connecting Culture: UK-Romania

As a celebration of Romania’s Centenary and the British Council’s 80th anniversary in Romania, the Romanian Cultural Institute and British Council Romania set out to honour the close cultural cooperation between Romania and the UK in an event meant to bring together some of the most active and innovative artists and cultural...

10/10/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
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