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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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July 2018
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  • Exhibition: ‘I dance for you my edifice’ by Evy Jokhova

    L’etrangere

  • July 6 11:00 AM to September 9 5:00 PM
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  • 44a Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PD
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    Private View: Thursday 5 July, 6 – 9 pm l’étrangère is pleased to present I dance for you my edifice, a solo exhibition by London-based artist Evy Jokhova. The site-specific, multimedia installation, comprised of interactive sound sculptures, photographs, paintings and performance, investigates our relationship stone — a ‘historical constant’ whose significance is simultaneously entwined with ancient mythology and contemporary obsessions with materiality and synthesis. Drawing on references to antiquity and Greek mythology, Jokhova examines our longstanding relationship with stone in…

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  • Exhibition: ‘Another Europe’

    Kings Cross Area, London

  • July 12 6:00 PM to September 9 5:00 PM
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  • To celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Austria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Cultural Forum London in collaboration with the Representation of the European Commission in the UK and EUNIC (European Union National Institutes of Culture) presents Another Europe, an outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage. Images of NATO observation towers by Belgian photographer Els van den Meersch contrast with those of…

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  • Ewa Gargulińka’s work at Royal Academy

    Royal Academy

  • July 13 10:00 AM to August 19 6:00 PM
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  • Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BD
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    Until 19 August Royal Academy 6 Burlington Gardens London W1S 3ET BOOK NOW Each summer the RA galleries are jam-packed with contemporary art made by internationally renowned artists and exciting new talent. This year, Grayson Perry RA and his committee of fellow artists have handpicked over 1,300 artworks in an array of mediums. There’s a monumental sculpture by Anish Kapoor RA in our courtyard, and within the galleries you’ll find vast new works by David Hockney RA and Joana Vasconcelos.…

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  • Make Love Not War Or We’ll Kill You; Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • July 27 10:00 AM to September 2 5:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Cover image: © John Jensen ifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour. Armed with a stack of original 1968 satirical cartoon drawings under his arm, a collector walked through the Czech Centre London door and the idea for an exhibition was born. Fifty years ago this summer as soviet tanks supported by Warsaw pact countries rolled…

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August 2018
£7 + booking fee
  • Film: Occupation 1968

    The Czech Embassy

  • August 23 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Occupation as the occupiers see it. Five Warsaw Pact countries occupied Czechoslovakia in 1968. 50 years later five film directors from these countries shot the stories of five soldiers who took part. Stephan Komandarev, Marie Elisa Scheidt, Linda Dombrovszsky, Magdalena Szymków, Evdokia Moskvina, SK/CZ/Pl/ BG/Hu 2018, 130’ A tribute to the 108 people who were killed in Czechoslovakia during the 1968 invasion, the film tells the story of the young men who left their homes for a secret mission to…

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September 2018
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  • Classical Music Night with Dávid Szilasi

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • September 6 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Thursday 6 September 2018, 7 pm Hungarian Cultural Centre London 10 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA MUSIC SOIRÉE | CLASSICAL MUSIC Classical Music Night with Dávid Szilasi Join us on a Night of Classical Music presented by Virtuózok-finalist Dávid Szilasi. Dávid Szilasi was born into a musical family in 1997. He started playing the piano at the age of five, taking his first lessons from his father. David went on to study at the Jardanyi Pal Music School in Budapest. In 2013…

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  • Korinda Concert in London

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • September 13 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Thursday 13 September 2018, 7 pm Hungarian Cultural Centre London 10 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA CONCERT Korinda Concert in London Join us on a night of vibrant folk music with one of the youngest dance house bands of Hungary.  The Korinda band is one of the youngest Hungarian dance house bands with over ten years of folk music experience. Many of the musicians have acquired their knowledge from the “Mentés Másként Trió”, an outstanding band of Szeged’s vibrant folk music…

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  • Exhibition: ‘Mini Wonders – Czech Toys Past and Present’

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 14 10:00 AM to October 18 5:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. Early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed since then. Drawing attention to this unique craftmanship, the “Mini Wonders” exhibition presents modern toy design as well as designs dating back almost a hundred years. Since the first design was born in 1920, Czech toys have made a name for themselves internationally. They saw an unprecedented…

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  • Mazolewski Quintet at Jazz Cafe

    Jazz Cafe

  • September 21 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5 Parkway, Camden, NW1 7PG
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    Wojtek Mazolewski’s Quintet is the most influential and inspirational jazz group to come out of Poland for a long time. Playing 60 concerts in Polish cities to promote their last album Polka, the Quintet are a bonafide phenomenon on the Polish music scene. Mazolewski himself is a Polish jazzman of the premier kind, on the one hand drawing on the classic sound and recording techniques, a musical heir of the internationally appreciated classics of Polish jazz; on the other, an…

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  • Dash Arts Cafe: Art on the Brink of Brexit

    Rich Mix

  • September 26 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Kicking off the autumn series, our Café in September focuses on UK-based international artists and Brexit. We will explore their current work and what impact Brexit is having on their practice and their relationship to Europe. Join us for an evening of conversation and performance, with theatre-maker, producer and dramaturg Miriam Sherwood, ThereThere theatre and performance artist and writer Bojana Janković, stand-up comedian and co-founder of EE Com Fest Victor Pătrășcan, and excerpts of music and performance from Miriam Sherwood’s autobiographical contemporary cabaret piece “Rendezvous…

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October 2018
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  • Leszek Możdżer at London’s King’s Place

    King's Place

  • October 5 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    Pianist and composer Leszek Możdżer is one of the great revelations of the last decade in Polish jazz. His classical training allows him to play the piano with great improvisational freedom, creating new musical landscapes to which he lends a timbre, eloquence and harmony all of his own. The result is a subtle, often mystical atmosphere that enchants his audience.

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