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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Deconstructing the Iron Curtain

Deconstructing the Iron Curtain

Anne Applebaum in conversation with Professor Geoffrey Hosking We are delighted to team up with the Polish Cultural Institute in London and UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies for the event "Desconstructing the Iron Curtain" – a conversation between Anne Applebaum and Professor Geoffrey Hosking (UCL SSEES)...

22/11/2012 @ UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Conference: Project Romania 2020: Solutions for a Competitive Romania

Conference: Project Romania 2020: Solutions for a Competitive Romania

Global Romanian Society of Young Professionals (GRASP) is aiming to discern, in a conference organized between 16-18 November with the support of Romanian Embassy in London and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and held under the patronage of HE dr. Ion Jinga, the Romanian Ambassador to the Court of St James’s, practical and...

16 - 18/11/2012 @ ICR London
Ion I.C. Brătianu and the Making of Modern Romania

Ion I.C. Brătianu and the Making of Modern Romania

Public lecture by Professor Keith Hitchins Opening remarks by HE Dr Ion Jinga, the Ambassador of Romania to the Court of St. James’s Introduction by Dr Dorian Branea, Director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and Dr Marius Turda, Director of the Cantemir Institute at Oxford University The great historian and...

11/10/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
Rediscover the beauty of Minimal Complexity in a new location

Rediscover the beauty of Minimal Complexity in a new location

Award-winning Romanian architect Vlad Tenu exhibits in this year’s London Design Festival, a citywide celebration of architectural and design talent in the UK capital. Presented by the Romanian Cultural Institute, the project is part of the British Council’s International Architecture and Design Showcase 2012, a global gathering of...

12/09 - 01/10/2012 @ 201 Bishopsgate, London
 Cultural Diplomacy In A Changing World: How To Respond To The Current Challenges

Cultural Diplomacy In A Changing World: How To Respond To The Current Challenges

The EUNIC Cultural Diplomacy Conference is an annual event organized by the London cluster of the European Network of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) with the support of the European Commission Representation in the UK, whose 2012 edition will be hosted by the Romanian Cultural Institute in London. The event, which will be opened by Mrs...

28/06/2012 @ ICR London
Raluca Dună starts her residency in the Attic Arts studio

Raluca Dună starts her residency in the Attic Arts studio

We welcome literary theorist and art historian Raluca Dună, our second artist-in-residence within the Attic Arts programme this year. Raluca Dună is the author of ‘I, The Author. Authorial representations in literature and painting. From Antiquity to Renaissance’, published by Tracus Arte (Bucharest, 2010), which brought...

23/06 - 22/08/2012
The Heritage of our Best Age

The Heritage of our Best Age

The Romanian Cultural Institute is delighted to mark the International Children Day with an exhibition, entitled Childhood. Remains and Heritage, in which Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Aladdin are as real as our nostalgia for them. Rediscover the lost paradise of childhood through the objects, clothes, stories, and games that make this time...

02 - 30/06/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Arcadie Rusu: the first artist-in-residence at Attic Arts 2012

Arcadie Rusu: the first artist-in-residence at Attic Arts 2012

We welcome choreographer and director Arcadie Rusu,  our first artist-in-residence within the Attic Arts programme this year. Arcadie Rusu is based in Bucharest. His most recent projects are Midsummer Night Dream at the Small Theatre, Bucharest; No Sleep (Nesomn) at the National Centre of Dance in Bucharest; and Crazy Stories in the...

16/04 - 16/06/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Romanian Traditions at the Horniman Museum

Romanian Traditions at the Horniman Museum

We herald the coming of Easter in London through some of the most beautiful objects of Romanian traditional world.  The Horniman Museum, in association with the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and the Bucovina Museum in Suceava will display over 60 uniquely decorated Easter eggs, as part of the museum's Object in Focus...

02/04 - 30/06/2012 @ Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ
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
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