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
'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
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

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Identities In-Between: The Ethno-national under Scrutiny

Identities In-Between: The Ethno-national under Scrutiny

Drawn from the fascinating experience of East-Central European pluralism, Oxford Brookes University’s Marius Turda together with University of Oxford’s Jan Fellerer and Robert Pyrah tackle the often politically-charged theme of identity against the backdrop of a momentous re-examination of the classical notions of statehood and...

25/02/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Cultural Romania - An Intercultural Celebration

Cultural Romania - An Intercultural Celebration

As the year is about to begin in earnest, we celebrate Romania's Culture Day from noon to dusk with a series of events which exult the richness of traditions that make up the Romanian soul through poetry, film and music. Featuring Cristina Catalina, Levente Molnár, Dragoş Teglaş and Anda Teglaş. Decipher an Enescu score...

15/01/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
1 Belgrave Square: From Mortar to Light

1 Belgrave Square: From Mortar to Light

A light & sound homage to the 160+ years of one of the most beautiful houses in London, now fully restored to its shining glory, and a reverence to all the amazing characters who have been lodged here and the wonderful artists who breathe life into it every day.   Video mapping by Bucharest-based visual artist Ion Cotenescu...

16/12/2015 @ RCI London
Father Christmas Comes to 1 Belgrave Square

Father Christmas Comes to 1 Belgrave Square

Grinch would have a really tough job stealing our Christmas this time as we have prepared an afternoon of  magic and joy for young and old alike. Come celebrate the festive season at the Romanian Cultural Institute with carol singing, face painting, winter stories, performances and many more! Father Christmas will be here too, as generous...

12/12/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
The Third Edition of the London Conference of Romanian Anglicists

The Third Edition of the London Conference of Romanian Anglicists

We are delighted to co-organize and host the 3rd edition of the International Conference of Romanian Anglicists, an academic event centred upon the inextinguishable works of William Shakespeare that brings together scholars and researchers from the best English departments in Romania with counterparts from Great Britain, Poland, Japan, Turkey,...

06 - 07/11/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH and at King's College, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Romanian Cultural Days in Edinburgh (10-17 October 2015)

Romanian Cultural Days in Edinburgh (10-17 October 2015)

A week-long foray into some of the most spectacular facets of contemporary Romanian culture through a kaleidoscopic programme of classical & electronic music, film, theatre, literature, traditional culture, food & wine. Featuring some of our most internationally recognizable artists, directors, writers and musicians in tandem with...

10 - 17/10/2015 @ Edinburgh
1 Belgrave Square - An Open House for All

1 Belgrave Square - An Open House for All

Those who have not seen our building in Belgrave Square are welcome to visit us during the Open House London weekend, the capital's largest annual festival of architecture and design, taking place on 19 & 20 September 2015.   Built in the 1820’s by Thomas Cubitt, Belgravia is one of the most beautiful areas of Central...

19 - 20/09/2015 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London
Romance, Romantic, Romanian

Romance, Romantic, Romanian

Join us at Europe House for an evening of linguistic and cultural discovery, celebrating the Romance language which is said to be closer to Latin than any other idioms that originated from the venerable lingua franca. The event is hosted by the European Commission Representation in the UK and organised in celebration of Romania’s National...

01/09/2015 @ Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU
Octavian Saiu Talks Theatre at EIF

Octavian Saiu Talks Theatre at EIF

Complementing the substantial Romanian presence in Scotland's capital this summer, Romania’s foremost theatre critic and historian Octavian Saiu chairs two of the most expected talks at the Edinburgh Festival: 'The Scottish Supernatural' and 'The British Gothic'. These two Insights feature famous journalist, art critic...

17/08/2015 @ The Hub, Castle Hill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE
Competition: Show London to Moromete!

Competition: Show London to Moromete!

Moromete is in London. One way or another he made his way here and he wants to visit the city – but where should he go? Help him discover London! Step 1: Print or download Moromete's photo on your mobile device. Step 2: Take a picture of Moromete in a place that he might like. Step 3: Post your photo on our Facebook...

12 - 20/06/2015 @ London
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