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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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
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
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