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
'The Romanian Centenary Garden': a Botanical Metaphor of United Romania

'The Romanian Centenary Garden': a Botanical Metaphor of United Romania

The Centenary Celebration, the backbone of our programme in 2018, touches one of its peaks with 'The Romanian Centenary Garden', a multi-art event honouring the diversity and vibrancy of the united Romania created in 1918 by showcasing the unique variety and beauty of Romanian botanical richness. The astonishing biodiversity present...

21/05 - 12/06/2018 @ RCI & Belgrave Square

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War, Feminine: Women and the Great War

War, Feminine: Women and the Great War

Our Centenary Celebration of the making of Greater Romania (1918-2018) continues with an evocation of the heroism and dedication of women on and behind the Western and Romanian fronts of the First World War. BBC journalist Kate Adie and professors Lucy Noakes (Essex University), Alin Ciupală (University of...

28/03/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
Creative Industries at a Cross-roads

Creative Industries at a Cross-roads

The Creative Industries Federation, one of Europe’s leading advocate of the creative sector, is bringing together senior politicians, cultural and business leaders, practitioners, academics and activists to discuss how Brexit will change the dynamics of the creative industries and the relationships between Britain and the rest of the...

15/03/2018 @ The National Gallery, London
The Romanian Evening Courses Resume at RCI London

The Romanian Evening Courses Resume at RCI London

Ready for another instalment of language discoveries and fun times? Our Romanian language course continues this spring with another set of meetings held at our Belgravian premises, and we welcome old and new friends to embark on a new adventure. Following three successful modules held in the autumn-winter of 2016 and throughout 2017, this...

26/02 - 14/05/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Romanians Unite: the First Act

Romanians Unite: the First Act

As we begin the Centenary Year, celebrating the unification of all Romanian provinces in 1918, we could not have possibly overlooked the momentous event on January 24th 1859, which brought together Wallachia and Moldavia as the first step towards the national unification that was to be accomplished at the end of the First World War. We evoke...

23/01/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Revisiting The Merchant of Venice

Revisiting The Merchant of Venice

We are pleased to support VBC Cultural Association’s participation at “Shakespeare in and beyond the Ghetto: Staging Europe across Cultures”, a multidisciplinary project run by the Queen Mary’s University within the framework Creative Europe programme.  The Romanian initiative is entitled  “Dreaming...

31/10 - 04/11/2017 @ Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS
Learn Romanian at 1 Belgrave Square

Learn Romanian at 1 Belgrave Square

Following two successful modules held in the autumn-winter of 2016 and spring 2017, our Romanian language course continues with more fun activities and language discoveries. Held at the welcoming premises of 1 Belgrave Square, the third module is aimed at those who have already acquired some basic knowledge of the language and offers a thorough...

02/10 - 04/12/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Blouses in Bloom in the Open House

Blouses in Bloom in the Open House

For our 7th participation at the Open House Weekend, we blend classical architecture with traditional textile design and photography as we ornate the majestic interiors of our Belgravian palace with the 'Blouses in Bloom'/'Flori de ie' exhibition, an amazing display of old Romanian traditional costumes accompanied by...

16 - 17/09/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
A Timeless Story for all Ages

A Timeless Story for all Ages

The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Romanian Embassy warmly invite you to celebrate The International Children’s Day with an all time classic, Ion Creangă’s 'Capra cu trei iezi' ('The Goat and Her Three Kids'), a spectacular puppet show by The 'Luceafarul' Theatre in Iaşi. Children and adults alike,...

20 - 21/05/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square & Wembley Library, Brent Civic Centre
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