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
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
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

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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
Insight: 'Oedipe'

Insight: 'Oedipe'

Directors Àlex Ollé  and Valentina Carrasco together with conductor Leo Hussain, creative driving forces behind Covent Garden’s 'Oedipe', are joined by composer and academic Dan Dediu of the National University of Music in Bucharest, in a conversation about the ground-breaking complexity of Enescu’s...

04/05/2016 @ Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Women in the Arts: A Celebration of Feminine Creativity

Women in the Arts: A Celebration of Feminine Creativity

On International Women’s Day, we honour the feminine presence in the arts through an evening of poetry and music. English poet Fiona Sampson has worked with the Romanian composer Luminița Spînu, the English radio producer Emma Harding and the Romanian poet Ioana Ieronim to produce two books of poetry, 'Volta' in...

08/03/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
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
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