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

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
Irina Margareta Nistor: The Voice of 5,000 Movies

Irina Margareta Nistor: The Voice of 5,000 Movies

The Romanian Cultural Institute is thrilled to partner up with the British Library in bringing to London the iconic figure of Romanian film industry, Irina Margareta Nistor. This event provides the opportunity to get acquainted first-hand with the intricacies of illegally dubbing films during Communist Romania. These VHS tapes, smuggled in from...

29/10/2019 @ The British Library

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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
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
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