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MUSIC

2 October, 7pm
RCI London
Free

THE ROMEO AND JULIET OF CHAMBER MUSIC OPEN THE ENESCU CONCERTS’ NEW SEASON

For the opening of the 2014/15 season of our longest running musical series, the passionate duo Horia Văcărescu and Chiho Tsunakawa, whose artistry and finesse have graced prestigious stages in Britain and abroad, will execute a programme of formidable virtuosity which celebrates some of the most beloved violin repertoire. more

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

4 Oct 2014 - 6 Sept 2015
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

REVISITING ROMANIA: DRESS AND IDENTITY

Horniman Museum with the support of RCI opens the biggest exhibition in Britain devoted to Romanian traditional crafts and folk costumes in living memory, a fascinating celebration of our ancient, sophisticated art of making outwear and fabrics. Accompanied by 'Portraits of London', a photographic exploration of Romanians living in London by Ion Paciu. MORE

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

4-5 October
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

ROMANIAN WEEKEND

Join us for an exploration of essential Romania through two days of traditional arts, crafts and gastronomy on the roof of London. The programme will include concerts by Ovidiu Lipan Ţăndărică and 10 Prăjini Brass Band, jazz singer Irina Sârbu, a literary event with poets Ioana Ieronim and Fiona Sampson, ethnographic film screenings, demonstrations by Romanian craftsmen, storytelling and food stalls.  MORE

MUSIC

4-5 October
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

SINGING HILLTOP

In the beautiful gardens of the Horniman Museum, high up on the hill overlooking the Thames and Canary Wharf, we spice up our Romanian weekend with explosions of musical energy and optimism. Don’t miss Ovidiu Lipan Ţăndărică & 10 Prăjini Brass Band and Irina Sârbu & Band. MORE

LITERATURE

5 October, 2.30pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

TRANSCRIPTS OF RURAL BLISS

Part of the Romanian weekend at Horniman Museum, poets Ioana Ieronim and Fiona Sampson will examine the notion of tradition and village life, punctuating the conversation with readings from their works. MORE

FESTIVAL

7-25 October
Various locations in Dublin

Free

ROMANIAN CULTURAL DAYS IN DUBLIN

We are back in Ireland’s extroverted capital with a month-long showcase of cultural events, typifying the best and latest in Romanian music, film, theatre, literature, visual arts and intellectual reflection. Internationally-acclaimed artists and intellectual luminaries join forces to make this festival a time of discovery and jubilation, in a programme organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute in London in partnership with the Embassy of Romania in Ireland. MORE

MUSIC

10-12 October
The Borderline & The Garage

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NIGHTS OF ALTERNATIVE ROCK

fEAST, a showcase of Romanian alternative musical bravado, will kick off this October with a line-up that misses none of the outrageously charismatic rock, electro and hip-hop artists. Point your azimuth to the noisy East and biff the riff together with The Amsterdams, Rise of Artificial, Robin and the Backstabbers, CTC, The Speakers, OCS, Subcarpaţi and Mihail.  MORE

VISUAL ARTS

16-19 October
The Truman Brewery, London
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MULTICULTURAL SPIN AT KINETICA ART FAIR

A multinational creative ensemble led by Romanian-Bulgarian visual artist Mihaela Kavdanska is featuring in London’s Kinetica Art Fair, a showcase of artworks marrying pure imagination and technology prowess. The project, entitled 4th Skin, is presented with the support of RCI and consists of a spectacular inter-media dance performance which comments on the subjects of ephemerality, self-exploration, illusion of control and manipulation.  MORE

THEATRE

 26 October, 7pm
Leicester Square Theatre
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MARCEL IURES BRINGS 'ABSOLUTE!' TO LONDON'S WEST END

The internationally acclaimed actor shines in a modern, flamboyant take of classical works by Ion Creangă, the greatest Romanian storyteller. Legendary theatre and film actor Marcel Iureş has gained international success starring alongside George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell or Johnny Depp in productions such as The Peacemaker, Hart’s War or the Pirates of the Caribbean. MORE

VISUAL ARTS

 27 Oct-7 Nov
RCI London
Free

TRANSYLVANIA, A PICTORIAL JOURNEY

Illustrator and explorer George Butler’s love letter to Transylvania, the “Capturing Carpathia” exhibition, made in collaboration with the Global Heritage Fund UK, opens at the RCI as part of our perennial commitment to reveal the sights, sounds and tastes of Romania through the eyes of British travellers and artists. MORE

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