Special events

Special events

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

Events archive

The Hymns of Mystical Byzantium in London and Leeds

The Hymns of Mystical Byzantium in London and Leeds

The Romanian Cultural Institute is proud to invite you on a musical journey to mysterious Byzantium in the company of acclaimed men’s choir “Saint Demetrius”. The Craiova-based group promises a rare musical experience featuring grave, ravishing tonalities of the Orthodox Church music, which is seldom performed in Britain and...

13 - 15/09/2013 @ Saint Makarios the Great Parish, Leeds & Saint George’s Church, London
Octavian Saiu reflects on Beckett and his posterity at the Edinburgh International Festival

Octavian Saiu reflects on Beckett and his posterity at the Edinburgh International Festival

Theatre critic and professor Octavian Saiu joins a select ensemble of British specialists in and aficionados of Beckett, comprised of journalist Jeremy How (BBC Radio 4), dramatist Jonathan Myerson, Derval Tubridy (Goldsmiths College) and Mark Nixon (Beckett scholar), to discuss the great Irishman relevance today and his innovative ways of...

23 - 30/08/2013 @ Edinburgh
Cultural Diplomacy in the Spotlight: “Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth of Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents”

Cultural Diplomacy in the Spotlight: “Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth of Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents”

We are proud to host part of the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy - Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth of Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents, organised by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin.   The Symposium, part of a series of similar events taking place in Bucharest,...

10 - 12/07/2013 @ ICR Londra & House of Lords
Pernicious Paper: Securitate’s Files and their Afterlife

Pernicious Paper: Securitate’s Files and their Afterlife

For almost fifteen years, the darkest secrets of life and death under communism have been brought to light by The National Council of the Study of the Archives of Securitate (CNSAS), the custodian of a terrible history of surveillance, repression, and human sufferance.  Historian Dennis Deletant, the ultimate authority in communist...

13/06/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
International Conference: “Shakespeare's Cracked Mirrors: Broken Female Bodies and Savage Male Minds”

International Conference: “Shakespeare's Cracked Mirrors: Broken Female Bodies and Savage Male Minds”

We are proud to partner with The International Shakespeare Centre, The Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies and the University of Timisoara’s Department of English and host the first Shakespeare event organised by the distinguished academic consortium outside Romania. The event congregates scholars, researchers and Shakespeare...

07/06/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
A Flavour of the Carpathians at the Shore of the Channel

A Flavour of the Carpathians at the Shore of the Channel

Join Charlie Ottley as he ventures deep into the breath-taking mountains and forests of Carpathian peaks. And catch the beat of Nico de Transilvania's new compilation Music without frontiers. Discover Romania through a performance mixing music with film and poetry, part of the Brighton Fringe! More details on the Soul Dome website....

24/05/2013 @ Soul Dome, Brighton
Exhibition: Labours of Love - Romanian Books in English

Exhibition: Labours of Love - Romanian Books in English

Tuesday 16 April, 19.00: Labours of Love: Romanian Books in English Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square Under the patronage of HE Dr Ion Jinga, Ambassador of Romaniato the Court of St James's  Private view of an exhibition that highlights the extraordinary achievements of many translators and publishers through...

16/04/2013 @ ICR London
The Musician Who Came in from the Cold: Enescu and the Feared Securitate

The Musician Who Came in from the Cold: Enescu and the Feared Securitate

  We are proud to organise within our Enescu Series, in the debut of ConTempo Quartet concert, a presentation by the author Ladislau Csendes, member in The National Council for the Study of the Securitate Archives, of an intriguing new publication, Enescu: A Surveilled Exile? which sheds new light on the great composer’s life in...

04/04/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
Object in Focus: Romanian Easter Eggs

Object in Focus: Romanian Easter Eggs

In association with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, we celebrate Easter traditions through a special display of over 80 Romanian decorated eggs at the Vestry House and Valence House museums, London. The skillfully painted eggs come from Bucovina, the north-eastern region of Romania, renowned for the spectacular exterior frescoes on the walls...

26/02 - 07/06/2013 @ Vestry House & Valence House
Christmas Tree Celebration

Christmas Tree Celebration

The Embassy of Romania in London, with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute, kindly invite you to the Christmas Tree Celebration, a winter holiday event for the Romanian community living in the United Kingdom. Come along for Christmas carols, gifts & Father Christmas! Sunday 16 December, 3pm, 1 Belgrave Square, London,...

16 - 13/12/2012 @ Institutul Cultural Român, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
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