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March 2018
FREE
  • The Making of United Romania: The Greatest Romanian Story Ever Told

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • March 14 10:00 AM to December 31 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    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 essential, dynamic and easy to access information about the creation of Greater Romania. With opening remarks by RCI President Liliana Țuroiu and Ambassador Dan Mihalache. Interventions by RCI Director Dorian…

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September 2018
£0.00 - £16.50
  • Monika Sosnowska & Alicja Kwade at Hayward Gallery

    Southbank Centre

  • 26/09/2018 10:00 AM to 07/01/2019 5:00 PM
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  • Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
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    Space Shifters exhibition until January 2019 Until 6 January 2019 Hayward Gallery Southbank Centre 337-338 Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX BOOK NOW This major group exhibition brings together sculptures and installations that explore perception and space. Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, the exhibition includes innovative, minimalist sculpture from the 1960s as well as recent works that extend the legacy of this ‘optical’ minimalism in different ways. It also features new commissions that have been…

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  • Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride

    Kunstraum

  • September 29 6:00 PM to November 17 6:00 PM
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  • 21 Roscoe Street, London, EC1Y 8PT
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    In Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride, table–like horizontal surfaces are inset with abstracted forms which mutate from cell structures, micro-organisms or insect’s internal organs, within a biosphere of variable proportions. This unknown micro–macro space is the ground into which the artist plants a web of symbolic citations, from tradition, mythology and history. Hulačová’s visual language is expressed through her work’s materiality: cement surfaces of varying textures are applied to underlying sub-structures; smooth planes of cement, or inset aluminium and paper panels…

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October 2018
£100/ 10-week module
  • Belgravia Speaks Romanian

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • October 1 6:30 AM to December 3 8:30 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    “You live a new life with every new language you speak.” – Czech proverb Nurture your sense of adventure and join us for our next instalment of linguistic and cultural discoveries! Our Romanian language course continues this autumn with another set of classes held at our welcoming Belgravian premises, the perfect meeting place for old and new friends alike. This fifth module is aimed at those who have already acquired some basic knowledge of the language and offers a thorough…

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£25
  • Bolek Polívka Theatre: The Jester and the Son

    Shaw Theatre

  • October 16 7:30 PM to November 17 7:30 PM
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  • 100-110 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2AJ
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    n order to punish a young aristocrat a canny and cruel jester king decides to transform him into a jester. With the help of his companions in a jesters´ retirement home he subjects the novice to lessons helping him to discover his jester self. But before a new jester can be born, he must undergo a ritual. In this follow up to Bolek Polívka’s now legendary play The Jester and the Queen, in which he starred alongside his wife, Polívka…

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  • BoysPlayNice for Rückl

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • October 22 10:00 AM to November 25 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Award-winning Czech photography studio BoysPlayNice present stunning glass design created by Rony Plesl for Czech glassworks Rückl through a bespoke exhibition combining photography and glass objects. The Rückl family glassworks is renowned for top-quality cut crystal since 1846. They recently received the Czech Grand Design Award for their new collection created under the artistic directorship of Rony Plesl, himself one of the most acclaimed Czech product designers, known mainly in the field of glass design and for his original glass…

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  • Zorka Ságlová @ Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

    Nottingham Contemporary

  • 27/10/2018 8:00 AM to 27/01/2019 5:00 PM
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  • The acclaimed Czech artist Zorka Ságlová will be showcased in major group exhibition which looks and explores resistance movements and alternative forms of living from a gendered perspective across the world and spanning the late nineteenth century to the present. With over 100 exhibits by some 40 practitioners, Still I Rise presents the way in which resistance has been approached by visual artists, writers, architects, designers and activists, working as individuals or in groups. It takes place within a global context, referring…

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November 2018
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  • Spotlights: Markéta Luskačová

    Millbank

  • 05/11/2018 10:00 AM to 19/04/2019 5:00 PM
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  • London, SW1P 4RG
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    The acclaimed Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová takes part in a regularly changing in-depth displays in Tate Britain’s Spotlights series. Luskačová who lives and works in London, reflects on a changing city in her portraits of London life. Everything she diligently photographed through the 70s, 80s and 90s and to a lesser degree, up to a present day, is a record of the end of the era of the Jewish Saturday markets of the East End, of which some don’t exist…

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  • Ioan Nemțoi: A Glass Odyssey

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • November 8 7:00 PM to December 31 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery at 1 Belgrave Square shines a spotlight on glass for a special exhibition signed by Ioan Nemțoi, one of Romania’s most acclaimed contemporary artists. Often called ‘the Brâncuşi that works in glass’, the artist will inaugurate the exhibition with a talk about the transformation of craft into art, removing the border between decorative arts and monumental sculpture. Comprising a selection of outstanding glass works that sit at the intersection of sculpture and installation, the show will be…

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  • Krzysztof Gil: Welcome to the Country where the Gypsy Has Been Hunted

    L’etrangere

  • 16/11/2018 11:00 AM to 05/01/2019 5:00 PM
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  • 44a Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PD
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    l’étrangère, in collaboration with Henryk Galery in Kraków, Poland, is pleased to present ‘A Country Where the Gypsy Has Been Hunted’, an exhibition by the Polish Roma artist, Krzysztof Gil. The show is comprised of a single installation, entitled TAJSA Yesterday and Tomorrow (2018), which takes as its point of departure the ritual of ‘Heidenjachten’ or ‘Gypsy-hunt’, prevalent in Germany and the Netherlands from the seventeenth until as late as the nineteenth centuries. The installation, a shelter-like construction made from…

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£15 + booking fee
  • The Prince and the Dybbuk at UK Jewish Film Festival

    The Phoenix

  • November 17 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 37 Cavendish Square W1G 0PP
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    Screening and Q&A with a Director 17 November 2018, 6.15pm UK Jewish Film Festival Phoenix Cinema 52 High Road London N2 9PJ BOOK NOW The Prince and the Dybbuk dir. Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski, Germany/Poland, 2017, 82 min Elwira Niewiera is a filmmaker, living and working in Berlin. Her last feature documentary Domino Effect was shown at more than 50 international festivals and won many awards, including the Golden Horn Award for Best Film at the Krakow Film Festival. The…

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£15, £13 concessions, £5 students, £2 16 and under
  • Lewisham Choral Society plays Dvořák

    Goldsmiths

  • November 17 7:30 PM
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  • Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW
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    Lewisham Choral Society presents a concert celebrating the music of Antonín Dvořák: two joyful choral works and his charming Sonatina for piano and flute. Lovers of Dvořák’s symphonies will recognise the same lyrical, folk-influenced style in these delightful works. The Mass in D ripples along, its movements in turn lively, dramatic and serenely peaceful. The Te Deum begins and ends with exultant choruses that frame quieter contemplative passages and a whirling dance – a reminder of Dvořák’s Bohemian roots. His father was, after all,…

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  • An Evening with Queen Marie, Romania’s Soldier Queen

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • November 21 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    We are delighted to invite you to an evening in commemoration of Queen Marie, Romania’s beloved monarch, and her extraordinary role during World War One. In her talk entitled ‘The Soldier Queen, Romania and World War One’, historian and journalist Tessa Dunlop will examine the British-born queen’s unprecedented role as a female diplomat, politician and propagandist for her adopted country during World War One and at the subsequent Peace Conference in Paris. A photographic exhibition depicting Queen Marie, “one of…

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£24.50 - £29.50
  • Komeda’s Incarnations

    Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall

  • November 21 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Belvedere Road, London, SE18XX
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    A Celebration of Krzysztof Komeda’s World 21 November 2018, 7.30pm Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall  Belvedere Road  London SE1 8XX BOOK NOW A half century after the death of the iconic Polish composer, a terrific combination of Polish and UK artists tell the full story of Komeda’s life, music and legacy, with a stunning visual backdrop of rare and archive movie clips and interviews with his collaborators and family. Krzysztof Komeda is an iconic figure in Polish contemporary culture,…

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Early bird tickets (until 15th Oct): £20 / After: £23-£26
  • A Dog’s Heart by Bulgakov

    Canada Water Culture Space

  • November 22 7:30 AM to November 24 3:00 PM
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  • 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR
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    A Dog’s Heart Stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s famous novel by London based Russian company Xameleon Theatre A brilliant medical professor transplants human hypophysis into a stray dog and creates a monstrous man who turns on his creator… Xameleon Theatre is presenting its previously sold-out show – A Dog’s Heart – a contemporary adaptation of Master and Margarita’s author Mikhail Bulgakov’s satiric masterpiece. A Dog’s Heart written in 1925, set in the surrealistic world, and featuring a stray dog named…

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£7 + booking fee
  • The Velvet Revolution + discussion with Pavel Seifter and Jiří Přibáň

    The Czech Embassy

  • November 22 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    A testimony to the heady days following the 17 November 1989, this edited footage of interviews and news journals successfully evokes the atmosphere of the 30 days which paved the way to democracy in Czechoslovakia. Casting students and former dissidents led by Vaclav Havel in the main roles it chronicles the Velvet Revolution, when riot police crushed a peaceful student rally in Prague and the subsequent protests that ended the Communist era in Czechoslovakia. Edited within ten days at the…

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Pay what you wish (suggested admission fee is £5)
  • Music on the Bone: The Extraordinary History of the X-ray Record

    Calvert 22

  • November 22 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 22 Calvert Avenue E2 7JP
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    Explore the strange world of bootleg X-ray records at a talk by Stephen Coates and Paul Heartfield, who will then record a live performance by Hungary’s favourite jazz singer, Veronika Harcsa, using this mysterious technology. In the Cold War-era Soviet Union, popular culture was ruthlessly controlled by the state. A daring subculture of rebels and music lovers fought the system by recording banned jazz, rock ‘n’ roll and Russian samizdat music onto old X-ray film, a forbidden technology created by a unique group…

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  • Chopin & Paderewski Gala at Guildhall

    Guildhall

  • November 26 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HH
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    Celebrating #PL100 with two grand Polish composers 26 November 2018, 6pm Guildhall Gresham Street London EC2V 7HH This event is by invitation only. To make your enquiry, please click here  An important celebration in London for the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the Polish State after the First World War will take place on November 26th at the prestigious Guildhall, the heart of the City of London. It is being organised by the Chopin Society UK, in partnership with the…

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£15-£40
  • Liszt, Kodály and Bartók at Cadogan Hall

    Cadogan Hall

  • November 27 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
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    In 1940, Bartók fled his native Hungary for the USA as World War II ravaged Europe. A happy outcome was a commission by the Boston Symphony Orchestra of the Concerto for Orchestra, a work that places the orchestra centre-stage through a joyful celebration of music. Kodály’s exquisite miniatures, Dances of Galánta, are imbued with Hungarian folk music and Liszt Piano Competition Winner and BBC Young Generation Artist Mariam Batsashvili performs Liszt’s poetic and dramatic Piano Concerto No.1. Conductor: Alexander Shelley Piano: Mariam Batsashvili Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Programme: Zoltán Kodály: Dances…

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£10 - £46
  • Enescu’s much-loved ‘Romanian Rhapsody’ at the Royal Festival Hall

    Royal Festival Hall

  • November 28 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Belvedere Road, London, SE18XX
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    ‘Romanian Rhapsody’, the postcard masterpiece of George Enescu, will delight the audience of the Royal Festival Hall, in an exceptional concert by the prestigious London Philharmonic Orchestra. On the occasion of the National Day of Romania and as yet another event of great impact in celebration of the Romanian Centenary (1918-2018), we are proud to partner up with this acclaimed orchestra, for a concert which also features new French music – Pascal Dusapin’s ‘At Swim-Two-Birds’ (UK premiere), Bohuslav Martinů’s Symphony…

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December 2018
free but please RSVP
  • Dash Café: Beats from a Vanished World

    Rich Mix

  • December 5 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    An evening of conversation, DJs and dance beats exploring Jewish culture in Lithuania. Our December Café traces the impact left by disappearing European cultures. Collaborating with our partners, Lithuanian Art and Culture in the UK and The Embassy of Lithuania‘s Litvak Days, we explore specifically how Lithuania’s almost entirely lost Jewish community continues to inspire contemporary culture today. Expect film and conversation with Paulina Pukyte, artist and curator of the 2017 Kaunas Biennial on the (im)possibility of memorials, composer Ben…

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£7
  • Thom Artway (CZ) / Head of Steam

    The Troubadour

  • December 9 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 263-267 Old Brompton Road, London, SW5 9JA
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    Already one of the most respected young musicians in the Czech music scene, this talented artist is ready to be crowned Czech’s best music export. Having already notched up memorable performances at this year’s Great Escape and Europe’s largest music and cultural festival Sziget and won the first Czech Fresh – the music project led to cooperation with UK live promoters to help give an international focus to local music – Thom is ready to announce his first headline UK…

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£10.50
  • Bridges of Time + Q&A

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • December 12 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, 2018 dirs. Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys “At the beginning of the 1960s, when the French pioneers of cinéma vérité set out to achieve a new realism, and when direct cinema in Québec began to vie for notice, the Baltics witnessed the birth of a generation of documentarists who favoured a more romantic view of the world around them. This meditative documentary essay – from a Latvian writer and Lithuanian director whose composed touch has long dovetailed with the stylistically…

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