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

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
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

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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
Belgravia Speaks Romanian

Belgravia Speaks Romanian

“You live a new life with every new language you speak.” – Czech proverb Nurture your sense of adventure and join us for our next instalment of linguistic and cultural discoveries! Our Romanian language course continues this autumn with another set of classes held at our welcoming Belgravian premises, the perfect meeting...

01/10/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Sown Signs for an Open House

Sown Signs for an Open House

We are delighted to take part, for the eighth consecutive year, in Open House London, the greatest architectural showcase that takes over the capital every September. For this year’s edition, we adorn the elegant interiors of our Belgravian palace with an exhibition dedicated to the world-renowned fascination exerted by the Romanian...

22 - 23/09/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
The Romanian Centenary Regatta & 'Romania Day' at Totally Thames 2018

The Romanian Centenary Regatta & 'Romania Day' at Totally Thames 2018

“Our Delta, with its heart shape, collects through the Danube all the flowing waters of the country’s provinces. Sooner or later, every drop of water in Romania’s rivers reaches the Delta's big green heart, before meeting the sea. The Centenary Regatta is our union message, sent from the heart, by water, from Tulcea to our...

08 - 09/09/2018 @ Thames River and South Bank
Shapes and Signs: the Secret Language of the Blouse

Shapes and Signs: the Secret Language of the Blouse

With its beautiful colours and intricate adornments, the famous traditional blouse (in Romanian, ie) is by no means one of the most famous Romanian artefacts. Yet more than a sartorial marvel, the blouse, which has entered the mainstream of international couture, is a language. The forms, the colours, the stitching – all these signs are...

25/06/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Solution contest for the Queen Marie of Romania statue in Ashford

Solution contest for the Queen Marie of Romania statue in Ashford

We are pleased to announce the launch of the solution contest for the Queen Marie of Romania statue in Ashford, the beloved monarch’s birthplace. We would be happy to receive many interesting proposals so that the statue could best portray this exceptional personality who built bridges between Romania and the UK. Please access the...

22/06 - 20/07/2018
'Romanians in the Great War' at the National Army Museum in Chelsea

'Romanians in the Great War' at the National Army Museum in Chelsea

Our Centenary Programme, commemorating the end of the Great War and the unification of all Romanian provinces in 1918, reaches a new peak with a series of events evoking the heroism, dedication and endurance of Romanians in the decisive battles of the Eastern Front and beyond. The exhibition, talk and performance which make up the series are...

15/06 - 15/07/2018 @ National Army Museum, London
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