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
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

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Romanian Books on Sale for the First Time in London

Romanian Books on Sale for the First Time in London

Romanian books in the original - from the great classics to the latest bestsellers, from dictionaries and manuals to children's books and poetry - will be available for sale, for the first time in London, at the European Bookshop close to Piccadilly Circus. The Romanian Section is a result of the collaboration between the Romanian Cultural...

10/04/2014 @ European Bookshop, 5 Warwick St, Londra W1B 5LU
Tokens of Redemption

Tokens of Redemption

In anticipation of Easter, we invite you to enjoy the century-old craftsmanship of egg decoration, which transforms the humble, perishable object into the vivid symbol of sacrifice and rebirth.   100 skilfully painted eggs from the Horniman Museum collection, made by the scions of the same artisans who built and decorated the...

28/03 - 12/06/2014 @ Hall Place and Gardens & Whitstable Museum, Kent
The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

We are proud to be associated with the admirable work of Hospices of Hope by supporting the musical event that, accompanying their campaign, will make generosity the most prized virtues of them all. Climb Savoy Hill to the breath-taking Queen’s Chapel on the 25th of March and enjoy the ancestral, essential consonance of the pan pipes with...

25/03/2014 @ Queen's Chapel of the Savoy
Technology Wizards Create Electronic Fauna

Technology Wizards Create Electronic Fauna

The latest Romanian robotic inventions will feature, for the first time, in the Robot Safari EU festival, a showcase of scientific imagination, which will take place at one of London's landmark cultural scenes, the Science Museum. The creators of the three Romanian biomimetic robots - DodecaRob, Jellyfish and Piranha - come to London to...

27/11 - 01/12/2013 @ Science Museum London

"Trajan 1900". British-Romanian Panel Discusses the Avatars of the Most Famous Column

Dr Ernest Oberlander-Târnoveanu, Director of Romania's National History Museum, joins Geoffrey Marsh, Director of Theatre and Performance at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), to discuss the story of Trajan’s Column in Rome and of its impressive casts in London and Bucharest, as well as the legacy of the timeless monument...

23/11/2013 @ Victoria and Albert Museum, Seminar Room One, Sackler Centre
Trajan 1900. A Contemporary Perspective on Two Millennia of History

Trajan 1900. A Contemporary Perspective on Two Millennia of History

The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) are proud to launch the joint anniversary programme “Trajan 1900” celebrating 1900 years from the dedication of Trajan’s Column in Rome, a timeless and crucially important monument for Romanian history, identity and heritage. Concurrently, the...

21/11/2013 - 17/01/2014 @ Romanian Cultural Institute and Victoria and Albert Museum
EUNIC London Annual Conference:

EUNIC London Annual Conference: "Europe – Why Bother? Artists and Intellectuals Respond to Europe"

We are delighted to host the 4th edition of one of EUNIC London’s flagship programmes, the annual conference of international cultural cooperation and cultural diplomacy. The event will bring together some great European names in the arts, academia and public affairs that will offer their contribution to the essential debate about the...

20/11/2013 @ ICR London
Romanian Cultural Days in Reykjavik

Romanian Cultural Days in Reykjavik

Romanian Cultural Days in Reykjavik is a festival of discovery.  We are proud to present a wonderful range of events, featuring acclaimed artists and intellectuals as well as the best of Romanian classical and contemporary music, film, spoken word, wine & cuisine. Our guests include highly praised musicians Remus Azoitei and Eduard...

06 - 13/10/2013 @ Reykjavik
Visit the House of Romania during Open House London 2013

Visit the House of Romania during Open House London 2013

If you are interested in discovering one especially grand mansion, the work of Thomas Cubitt - perhaps the most important figure in the building industry for the first half of the nineteenth century, don’t hesitate to pay us a visit! The Romanian Cultural Institute takes part, for the second time, in the Open House event, the...

21 - 22/09/2013 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London
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
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