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LITERATURE

3 February, 7pm
RCI London
Free

FASHION INSIDE OUT

In eager anticipation of London Fashion Week, we invite you to explore fashion as a discursive practice and critical theme in the company of two of the most astute observers of this glamorous and pervasive cultural phenomenon, Sanda Miller and Peter McNeil. The two authors will present their recent publication, Fashion Writing and Criticism, and will examine various discourses by which, from rococo to punk, the ever changing world of fashion has been interpreted, approximated, and reported. more

MUSIC

5 February, 7pm
RCI London
Sold out

LPO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE TO OPEN THE 2015 'ENESCU CONCERTS' SERIES

As part of the 'Enescu Month in London', the Chamber Ensemble of the London Philharmonic Orchestra performs George Enescu’s superb 'String Octet', as a prelude to the great premiere of the 3rd Enescu Symphony at the Royal Festival Hall on the 7th of February. The event is also part of our popular 'Enescu Concerts Series'. more

MUSIC

7 February, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall
Tickets

ENESCU’S GLORIOUS THIRD SYMPHONY PREMIERS WITH LONDON PHILARMONIC ORCHESTRA

A ground-breaking event for the promotion of the greatest Romanian composer in the UK and indeed throughout the world, London Philarmonic Orchestra’s premiere of the Third Symphony at the Royal Festival Hall, under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski, marks the culmination of 'The Enescu Month in London', a series of musical, visual and intellectual tributes to a genius that awaits greater recognition.  more

FASHION

20 February, 7.30pm
RCI London
Free

UNTAMED SKIN: ROMANIAN DESIGN AT THE LONDON FASHION WEEK

Discover the creative forays of contemporary Romanian fashion design with a spectacular showcase centred upon the interplay between tradition and innovation. Fashion-designers Alexandru Nimurad and Alexandra Abraham, and jewellery-designer Victoria Tonu develop their clothing and accessories reinterpreting the symbols, forms, colours of the traditional Romanian blouse, as well as its rich cultural background and visual connections.  MORE

FILM

26 February, 7pm
RCI London

free

THE CRIME SEASON AT THE ROMANIAN CINEMATHEQUE OPENS WITH “A SLOW BURN THRILLER TAKEN TO THE EXTREME”

Every cinematheque has to have a crime season. And what film would proudly open our programme better than Cristi Puiu’s dark and disturbing Aurora? Aurora — that is, 'dawn' in Romanian — is the moment when night and day meet. Aurora is the film that asks overwhelmingly difficult questions, taking the viewer in the most tenebrous zones of human psyche. A mesmerizing masterwork from one of the great innovators of the art of film that anyone should see!  MORE

Ongoing:
VISUAL ARTS

until 6 April 2015
Whitechapel Gallery

Tickets

'THE MAN WITH THE STICK' AT WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

One of the most original and recognizable figures of the Paris cultural scene of the 70's and a leading representative of the international avant-garde movement, Andrei Cădere (1934-1978) joins the greatest names of Abstract art of the 20th century as part of Whitechapel’s 'Adventures of the Black Square', a hugely illuminating retrospective opening on January 15.  MORE

Ongoing:
TRADITIONAL CULTURE

until 6 Sept 2015
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

REVISITING ROMANIA: DRESS AND IDENTITY

Horniman Museum with the support of RCI presents 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 from London', a photographic exploration of Romanians living in London by Ion Paciu. MORE

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ALSO ON THE RADAR:
 

until 5 Feb | Romanian Cultural Centre London: The Romanian Imaginarium - An Illustrated Introduction
8 Feb | The Photographers Gallery London: 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 Days screening

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