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

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Essential Romania: Life and Crafts of Yesteryear

Essential Romania: Life and Crafts of Yesteryear

Join us for a weekend of Romanian traditions and crafts at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, occasioned by the opening of 'Revisiting Romania: Dress and Identity', a major exhibition celebrating the ancient, sophisticated art of Romanian traditional outwear and fabrics.   Special guests: Ovidiu Lipan Ţăndărică and the...

04/10/2014 - 10/04/2016 @ Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ
Word Hunting in Belgravia

Word Hunting in Belgravia

Nurture your adventurous side as we take you on a treasure hunt around Belgrave Square, exploring the ways foreign languages and translations connect people and cultures all over the world. Come celebrate the European Day of Languages with us! No knowledge of foreign languages required, this is a game for young people and adults...

27/09/2014 @ Belgrave Square
'Auspicious Absents. An architectural and biographical history of 1 Belgrave Square'

'Auspicious Absents. An architectural and biographical history of 1 Belgrave Square'

The exhibition 'Auspicious Absents. An architectural and biographical history of 1 Belgrave Square', which will open during the hugely popular Open House programme, is a celebration of our venerable home, one of the most prestigious addresses in Central London. It examines the architectural features of the majestic, 180-year old...

20/09 - 03/10/2014 @ RCI London
Learn Romanian in Romania!

Learn Romanian in Romania!

Romanian Language, Culture and Civilization Courses, Braşov, Romania 20th edition, July 1st - 26th 2014   The Romanian Cultural Institute organizes and conducts Romanian Language, Culture and Civilization Courses in the 12th century citadel of Braşov. The program is organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Letters of...

01 - 26/07/2014
HRH Prince Charles, Guest of Honour at the 'Transylvania Festival' in London

HRH Prince Charles, Guest of Honour at the 'Transylvania Festival' in London

For three days, between the 13th and 15th of May 2014, 1 Belgrave Square, the prestigious Romanian address in central London, will become the scene of the 'Transylvania Festival', a major initiative of the Anglo-Romanian ADEPT Foundation, an event organized with the support of the Romanian Embassy and the Romanian Cultural Institute in...

13 - 15/05/2014 @ RCI London
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
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