Special events

Special events

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

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
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

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Identities under Threat?

Identities under Threat?

Following extensive research on the complexities of national belonging and pluralism in East-Central Europe, Oxford Brookes University’s Marius Turda together with University of Oxford’s Jan Fellerer and Robert Pyrah build further on the theme and showcase new topics, presenting their findings under the evolved heading of...

13/12/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Star Globetrotter Michael Portillo at the Romanian Cultural Institute

Star Globetrotter Michael Portillo at the Romanian Cultural Institute

We are thrilled to present Michael Portillo’s fascinating TV travelogue about Romania, 'Transylvania to the Black Sea', part of BBC Two’s popular 'Great Continental Railway Journeys', followed by a conversation, moderated by RCI Director Dorian Branea, about the great traveller and TV personality’s Romanian...

12/12/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Nelly Miricioiu and Remus Azoiței, Two 'Biographies to Remember'

Nelly Miricioiu and Remus Azoiței, Two 'Biographies to Remember'

As Romanian National Television prepares to launch 'Biographies to Remember', a series of portraits devoted to the great Romanians living abroad, we are celebrating two of the most admired figures of the Romanian community in Britain: opera star Nelly Miricioiu and violin wizard Remus Azoiței. The event is organised in partnership with...

24/11/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
The Bard and the Iron Curtain

The Bard and the Iron Curtain

Although a household name throughout Eastern Europe during Communism, Shakespeare was subjected, like any other author, to the harsh treatment administered by ideologues and censors. Despite this political assault, his works, with their galleries of monsters and heroes, were staged by the greatest creative ensembles of the day and continued to...

08/11/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Romanian Cultural Institute London Launches Its First Language Course

Romanian Cultural Institute London Launches Its First Language Course

The most recent addition to our permanent programme is a state of the art language course, devoted to beginners and taught by the highly experienced Laura Manu at the welcoming premises of 1 Belgrave Square. If you wish to embark on a journey of linguistic and cultural discovery, sign up today for the best Romanian beginner’s course in...

31/10/2016 - 23/01/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
King Michael of Romania: Towards a Royal Century

King Michael of Romania: Towards a Royal Century

We celebrate HM King Michael of Romania’s 95th birthday by exploring the beloved monarch’s extraordinary life and achievements, as well as the rich historical connections between the Romanian and British Royal Dynasties in the company of film-maker John Florescu, Reverend Professor Peter Galloway and architecture professor...

27/10/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Doors Wide Open for London’s Annual Tribute to Great Architecture

Doors Wide Open for London’s Annual Tribute to Great Architecture

We are proud to open our doors again to architecture buffs from all corners of the world as part of the much-awaited Open House London, the capital's largest annual festival of architecture and design, which takes place on 17 & 18 September 2016. Join us for an hour of aesthetic excitement in one of the most beautiful palaces of Central...

17 - 18/09/2016 @ RCI London
A Romanian Romance

A Romanian Romance

Nurture your adventurous spirit and join us for an evening of linguistic and cultural discovery, celebrating the Romance language that is known to be closest to Latin! The event marks Romania’s National Language Day, celebrated each year in the last day of August. The evening will open with a brief introduction to Romanian language...

31/08/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
A Royal Conversation: HRH Crown Princess Margareta at the RCI London

A Royal Conversation: HRH Crown Princess Margareta at the RCI London

Join us at the Romanian Cultural Institute for a memorable encounter with HRH Crown Princess Margareta of Romania, one of the most revered leaders of the Romanian civic society and daughter of His Majesty King Michael I of Romania. The address will discuss the role of monarchy in the making of modern Romania and will be followed by a Q&A....

13/07/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
Alex Mirutziu: Translating, Performing

Alex Mirutziu: Translating, Performing

As part of a spring residency at Delfina Foundation, Romanian artist Alex Mirutziu joins fellow grantees Stephen Kwok, Luísa Nóbrega and Syowia Kyambi for an exploration of language as a source of performance. Driven by a key question - ‘What performs?’ - Mirutziu’s performative act elevates objects to the same...

07/06/2016 @ Delfina Foundation, 29/31 Catherine Place, London SW1E 6DY
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