Special events

Special events

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

Events archive

The Body Adorned: Folk Romanian Costume, Inspired by Queen Maria’s Style, Exhibited in London

The Body Adorned: Folk Romanian Costume, Inspired by Queen Maria’s Style, Exhibited in London

One of the attractions of the The Body Adorned: Dressing London Exhibition at the Horniman Museum is a superb Romanian traditional costume, with a lavish pattern favoured by the rich peasant families at the beginning of the 20th century. The Queen Maria of Romania herself used to wear similar costumes at some public events, as a...

24/03/2012 @ Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ
Fashion Is (Not) A Mask

Fashion Is (Not) A Mask

… say Romania’s most outstanding designers in more ways than one. Dinu Bodiciu, Mihaela Glăvan, Irina Marinescu, Carmen Secăreanu and Dan Mihai Zarug have a flair for romance and fantasy: against the odds, they deliver beauty in its purest forms, keeping alive the hope that beyond the horizon lies a promised land. Drawing...

09 - 22/02/2012 @ Institutul Cultural Român Londra, 1 Belgrave Square
Festen Post Show Talk with director Vlad Massaci

Festen Post Show Talk with director Vlad Massaci

Director Vlad Massaci will explain why truth needs to be repeated over and over again in order to be taken into consideration, in life as well as on stage. Meet him in conversation with John O’Mahony, Guardian journalist, and Anca Ionita, theatre critic and editor in chief of Time Out Bucharest. The event is part of the Nottara...

14/11/2011 @ The Pit, Barbican Centre
Fashion exhibition: Madame de … by Dinu Bodiciu

Fashion exhibition: Madame de … by Dinu Bodiciu

After Lady Gaga wore his famous red suit before the taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Romanian designer Dinu Bodiciu reveals the unexpected and secret beauty of Madame de… in a spectacular one-off exhibition of his Spring-Summer 2012 collection. “Madame de… is one of the most intriguing characters I have ever...

14/10/2011 @ Institutul Cultural Român Londra, 1 Belgrave Square
Konrad Elias-Trostmann and Jinah Shim are the winners of the 2011/12 Enescu Scholarship

Konrad Elias-Trostmann and Jinah Shim are the winners of the 2011/12 Enescu Scholarship

Violinist Konrad Elias-Trostmann and pianist Jinah Shim are the winners of the 2011/12 Enescu Scholarship, granted by the Romanian Cultural Institute in partnership with the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) and Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD).   The Enescu Scholarship is part of the Romanian Cultural Institute’s...

05/10/2011
The House of Romania @ Open House, London

The House of Romania @ Open House, London

  17 – 18 September, London The Romanian Cultural Institute took part, for the first time, in the Open House event, London’s greatest architectural showcase that celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods.  For two days, over 800 buildings of all kinds opened their...

17 - 18/09/2011
Romania @ The Mayor's Thames Festival

Romania @ The Mayor's Thames Festival

For the fourth consecutive Romanian participation, the powerful orchestra Romanian Brass and a traditional potter’s wheel, handled with great skill by two craftsmen from Baia Mare and Vlădeşti, made an impression at the 15th edition of The Mayor's Thames Festival, the most spectacular open-air event that celebrates London and its...

10 - 11/09/2011 @ Southbank Centre, Riverside Walkway, London

More cultural events

Check out other Romanian cultural events organised in the UK under different banners: Charitable Concert for Victims of Human Trafficking Organized by: The United Strings of Europe Orchestra and The International Organization for Migration March 15, 2012; 7.30 pm St. John, Smith’s...

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