Special events

Special events

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

Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

We are delighted to announce that our popular language classes are back this autumn with five free modules addressing the needs of children and adults who want to start learning or improve their Romanian. The courses take place online, in a highly interactive and friendly environment, and are designed to help you achieve your language learning...

30/08 - 12/11/2021 @ online
“We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics - Exhibition curated by Professor Marius Turda

“We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics - Exhibition curated by Professor Marius Turda

Join The Wiener Holocaust Library to mark the launch of a new travelling exhibition, curated by Professor Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University), which explores the history and legacies of eugenics, a hundred years on from the influential Second International Congress of Eugenics held at the American Museum of Natural History in New...

21 - 30/09/2021 @ The Wiener Holocaust Library, London

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Romanian Classics in English: LIVIU REBREANU (literature, theatre, film & music)

Romanian Classics in English: LIVIU REBREANU (literature, theatre, film & music)

Bringing new resonances to a timeless Romanian writer and his literary works, RCI London is hosting a series of spectacular events dedicated to the renowned novelist Liviu Rebreanu, 10 days boasting a formidable intellectual energy as vibrant and immersive as the folk dance Ciuleandra itself. The syncretic season occasioned by a new translation...

07 - 17/04/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Romanian Heritage Season: Action against Neglect, Exploitation and Erasure

Romanian Heritage Season: Action against Neglect, Exploitation and Erasure

A flagship series of events throughout March examining the challenges of heritage conservation and preservation in Romania via the lens of three distinct cultural resources. Initiatives and projects working on safeguarding, reviving and valorising the cultural heritage could ideally be reproduced and their experience converted into good...

10 - 24/03/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Romanian Designer Carmen Emanuela Popa at London Fashion Week

Romanian Designer Carmen Emanuela Popa at London Fashion Week

For all the fashion lovers in the world, London Fashion Week is a major event bringing together new aesthetics, visions and names. RCI London has always been a keen promoter of Romanian designers, trying to offer a platform to exhibit their creations. For this edition (19-23 February 2021), held in an online format, RCI London will...

22/02/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
GENERATION 2020 on the National Culture Day

GENERATION 2020 on the National Culture Day

In an incredibly challenging year, with significantly fewer concerts, festivals, book fairs, exhibitions or other live events, the Romanian Cultural Institute aims at promoting young Romanian artists who took the cultural world by storm last year. Generation 2020 is a rich hybrid of artistic perspectives celebrating the National Culture...

15/01/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Festive Children's Workshop

Festive Children's Workshop

Join us for a cosy event to hear the beautiful Legend of the Fir Tree, narrated by Iulia Iordan with her Kamishibai theatre-frame and observe how the images help the story unfold. Kamishibai means "paper drama" in Japanese and is an extremely versatile storytelling method, used in non-formal and formal education settings to...

12/12/2020 @ online (Zoom)
2020 National Day Talk: The Saliency of the Past - Some Thoughts on the Romanian Experience by Professor Dennis Deletant

2020 National Day Talk: The Saliency of the Past - Some Thoughts on the Romanian Experience by Professor Dennis Deletant

Every year on Great Union Day, celebrated at the beginning of December, RCI London invites prominent academics to reflect on Romania's past. The 2020 National Day Talk is given by Professor Dennis Deletant OBE, world authority in Romanian studies. The lecture entitled “The Saliency of the Past: Some Thoughts on the Romanian...

01/12/2020 @ online | Facebook page and YouTube channel
Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

More than 500 people signed up for the first module of the online Romanian language classes which ran between May and July and we are delighted to announce that we are back this autumn. We are again inviting adults and children alike to discover the beauty of our Romance language through a completely free module, taking place online, in a...

26/09 - 18/12/2020 @ online
Open House – A Warm Welcome Back

Open House – A Warm Welcome Back

As the world is taking cautious steps towards the ‘new normal’ in the wake of the pandemic by reopening venues and cultural spaces, we follow in with our first public event after lockdown. The Romanian Cultural Institute is delighted to be reopening its doors and welcoming visitors for Open House, the annual festival celebrating the...

19 - 20/09/2020 @ RCI London
Salut! Free Romanian Classes Online

Salut! Free Romanian Classes Online

Update: those who didn't get a place in the Zoom online classes can still watch them live on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGVtNp0zjCR8GNXg6MP4VcQ/videos  The Romanian Cultural Institute in London is inviting adults and children alike to explore this beautiful Romance language through a completely free module, lasting...

17/09/2020 @ online
‘TIME FOR CHANGE’: Romanian Designers Debut at London Design Festival

‘TIME FOR CHANGE’: Romanian Designers Debut at London Design Festival

We are delighted to announce that seven Romanian designers will be participating at the London Design Festival taking place between 12-20 September. Romania’s first collaboration with the festival is presented under the title ‘Time for Change’, in a partnership with Romanian Design Week focusing on contemporary art inspired by...

12 - 20/09/2020 @ online
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