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March 2018
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  • 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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  • 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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September 2018
  • 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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