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June 2018
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  • Doctor Victor / DJ Special Terry at the Magic Garden

    Magic Pub

  • June 22 9:00 PM to June 23 2:00 AM
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  • 231 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LG
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    No effects, no guitar pedals and so on. This is DOCTOR VICTOR! The band released their debut album “1st PRESCRIPTION” on 21st of March 2016. 2 months later they were chosen by ACDC as their support-band for a Prague show! In 2017, after touring in the UK, DOCTOR VICTOR recorded solo album of Dan McCafferty, lead singer of NAZARETH. New single StandUP got successfully into TOP6 Eurovision Czech national finals in 2018, 50 radio stations in Italy and appeared in…

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FREE
  • EQUIA- Projection and Dance Performance

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • June 22 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    22nd of June will be a night of visual experiences. Doors will open at 8:30 pm, when everyone can grab a drink. The evening will start with a performance from Dance Theater Company Movement Deco’, presenting the piece “Can you see me?”. The act will be followed by the lead performance- EQUIA. Before and after the show audience can enjoy our exhibition, revealing more about the design work and concepts behind EQUIA. Bring your good mood and let’s have a…

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Open to all, free admission
  • Exploitation, Socialist Style: Western Distribution of Czechoslovak New Wave Cinema

    Courtauld Institute of Art

  • June 22 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 0RN
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    ‘Czechoslovakia’s 1960s New Wave in cinema is known for its humanism, its sly subversion of communist authority, and the high international recognition it received in the form of critical raves, festival success and Oscar wins. This talk wishes to tell the less well-known, in many ways less ‘wholesome’ story of the international distribution of the New Wave, focusing specifically on the intervention by Italian producers Carlo Ponti and Moris Ergas into Czechoslovak cinema from the mid- to late 1960s. Examining…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘The Needle’ (1988) by Rashid Nugmanov

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 20 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize in Cannes, part Pulp Fiction, part Betty Blue, Naugmanov’s film charts the attempt of enigmatic drifter, Moro, who returns to Almaty to get his ex-girlfriend off heroin. The couple escape to the Aral Sea but find that the sea has all but disappeared. When they return to the city, the mafia are waiting for them. Boasting brilliant and dangerous performances from Soviet rock stars, Viktor Tsoi as Moro and Peter Mamonov of Zvuki…

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FREE
  • JEWISH BULGARIA EXHIBITION COMES TO THE UK

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • June 20 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    When? Opening at 7pm on 20 June 2018 Where? Bulgarian Cultural Institute, 188 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5HL Free registration for the event HERE Bulgaria, one of Europe’s least known lands, famously did not deport about 48,000 Jews during the Second World War. In 1943, before it had emerged that Nazi Germany would be losing the war, the Kingdom of Bulgaria, a German satellite, failed to do what was expected of it – despite all the plans, the array of…

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£20 on doors
  • Artur Haftman piano recital and special CD launch

    Ognisko Polskie

  • June 19 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Ognisko Polskie is holding the piano recital with CD launch by Artur Haftman, young Polish pianist, who is currently studying for a Master of Performance at Royal College of Music in London with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. He is the recipient of  the Kenneth and Violet Scott Award and he is also supported by Brake Calleja Trust and Talent Unlimited. Haftman is going to perform the works by Chopin, Szymanowski and Paderecki with his special CD launch, celebrating the centenary of…

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£9 (£7)
  • The Confession + discussion with Petr Blažek and Ivan Margolius

    Institut français du Royaume-Uni

  • June 17 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • 17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DT
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    A harrowing true story from the era of Soviet bloc show trials by the master of the political thriller, Oscar winning director Costa-Gavras. Yves Montand gives an heartrending performance as a government minister, a war veteran and a loyal party man, who finds himself suddenly under surveillance and then under arrest in 1950s communist Czechoslovakia. Interrogated and tortured he has no idea what his offence is but he has to confess anyway implicating himself while his wife (Simone Signoret), struggling…

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£63.47
  • Crepe paper workshops with artist Anna Rulecka

    Bridget Riley Studios

  • June 16 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • 43 Dace Road, London, E3 2NG
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    Unique opportunity to join crepe paper workshops run by an artist Anna Rulecka, who will visit London in May to run two workshops. Based in Poland, she revives a forgotten art of paper flowers making -“bibułkarstwo” through her contemporary version of rites related to slavic wedding like “rozgowiny” (rozga making workshop) and “wienczyny” (wreath making workshop). Her main interest in artistic practice is to enter into dialogue with Slavic roots, rites of passages and symbolic moments. Join her “wianek” (paper…

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  • Foriner – monodram directed by Igor Hiszczyński

    Antenna Studios at Crystal Palace

  • June 15 8:00 PM to June 16 8:00 PM
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  • Haynes Lane, London, SE19 3AN
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    Foriner, written, directed and performed by Igor Hiszczyński presents a story about his childhood, growing up and solitude of living in a foreign city. Coming from Kluczbork, he experienced a cultural shock, comparing his small home town with bright lights and fast live in a monstrous capital city of the UK. Hiszczyński works at the Grotowski Institute in Wrocław with his international theatre group, Nucleus Studio. He is doing Master degree in Acting at the University of East London. Foriner…

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The event is free but registration in advance is required on bookings@hungary.org.uk.
  • Visual representations of Roma people: moving beyond stereotypes

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • June 14 7:00 PM
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  • Photographic exhibition, talk and workshop led by John Oates (The Open University) and Annabel Tremlett (University of Portsmouth). In the absence of direct contact, understandings of diversity are typically mediated through positioned narratives and evocative imagery produced by journalists and commentators. To be able to counter negative uses of imagery it is important to examine the dynamic process in which attitudes are molded and solidified by different types of portrayal. A closer examination of images from everyday lives, including self-representations,…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Assa’ (1987) by Sergei Solovev

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 13 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    This cult crime film is widely seen as bringing Russian rock music from the underground into the mainstream. The main plot takes place in winter of 1980 and tells the story of a young nurse (Tatyana Drubich) who stays in Yalta with her patient and lover, Krymov, head of a criminal gang.  She meets Bananan, an eccentric young rock musician, who introduces her to Soviet counterculture. When Krymov discovers their connection, he plans to murder Bananan. Dashingly post-modernist in style,…

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  • Jan Jakub Orliński and Michał Biel in Wigmore Hall

    Wigmore Hall

  • June 13 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
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    Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orlinski, praised for his tonal beauty, captured international attention as winner of the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In this special concert to mark 100 years since Poland regained independence following World War I, Orlinski underlines his rising-star status with a recital of personal favourite songs and arias, including Pawel Lukaszewski’s beautiful setting of Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska’s poetry.

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£10 (plus booking fee)
  • “Hunger for Truth.” The Rhea Clyman Story: a film screening and a discussion with Andrew Tkach and Anne Applebaum, 12-06-2018

    Institute of Light

  • June 12 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • Fields Arch 376, 10 Helmsey Place , London, E83SB
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    In an age when disinformation muddles the truth, a new voice cuts through the historical haze. She is Rhea Clyman, a young Canadian reporter who traversed the starving Soviet heartland when Stalin’s man made famine was just beginning. Clyman’s newly discovered newspaper articles from 1932-33 show her remarkable resourcefulness and courage. After she was banished from the USSR for writing about the Holodomor and the Gulag, this brave woman went on to cover Hitler’s early lethal years in power. Today…

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£10 (£6)
  • Haco + Tarnovski (Gurun Gurun): Qoosui European Tour 2018

    Cafe OTO

  • June 10 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 18–22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL United Kingdom
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    apanese singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and sound artist, Haco, is joined by experimental Czech musician, producer and composer, Tarnovski, for European tour. “There are no hard and irrefutable surfaces, and throughout Haco’s dream-led ventures into space and sun and snow, reality never comes to curb the fantastical forms of what might be.” – ATTN:Magazine Sunday 10 June 2018, 7.30 pm Cafe OTO, 18–22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL Tickets: £10 / £8 advanced / £6 members FACEBOOK EVENT online booking…

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  • Alina Bzhezhinska in Concert: Polish origin harpist will play in Jazz Cafe POSK

    Polish Jazz Cafe, POSK

  • June 10 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 238-246 Kings St , London, W6 ORF
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    Born in Polish family in Lviv, Ukraine, Alina Bzhezhinska has become one of London’s most innovative international harpists, with imaginative concert programmes and recordings featuring leading jazz and classical musicians. Her London appearances include Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Barbican, live on BBC Radio 3, the London Jazz Festival and London Film Festival. Her duo with jazz vocalist Niki King also performed as a support-act for Grammy award-winner Gregory Porter. Alina leads her jazz quartet performing the original music of legendary…

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free but registration essential
  • The Flavours of Poetry: Flamboyant Mircea Dinescu at RCI London

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • June 8 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    Renowned poet, star chef and TV personality Mircea Dinescu is our guest at 1 Belgrave Square for the launch of his most recent poetry collection in English, ‘The Barbarians’ Return’, published by the prestigious Bloodaxe Books. The famous author, admired for his brilliant poetry as well as his corrosive wit, will be joined by editor and writer Neil Astley, in a conversation about words, flavours and passions. The discussion will be illustrated by readings and sung recitations offered in Romanian…

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  • Talk: Ukrainian-Jewish relations in the new Ukraine

    Ukrainian Cultural Centre

  • June 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 154 Holland Park Avenue
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    The event will be in English and will be moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute London. A copy of a special issue of “The Odessa Review” will be available for sale at the price of £6. For many centuries, Ukrainians and Jews lived together on the same land. The history of their cohabitation has had many difficult moments and the twentieth century was marked by tragedy for both peoples. But alongside the history of conflict there were also many moments of cooperation…

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  • Centenary Celebration: ‘Scores against the Dictatorship’ (1947-1989)

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • June 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    As part of the special programme celebrating the Romanian Centenary (1918-2018), our popular ‘Enescu Concerts’ Series looks back, after two exceptional soirées covering the interval 1916-1947, to the amazing musical creativity that miraculously managed to flourish despite censorship and repression during the communist regime. Cellist Andrei Kivu and pianist Mara Dobresco, two internationally renowned performers, will present no less than six British premiers by Romanian composers Christian Alexandru Petrescu, Doru Popovici, Dinu Ghezzo, Aurel Stroe, Anatol Vieru, and Sigismund Toduță.…

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free but registration required
  • Ukrainian-Jewish relations in the new Ukraine, a presentation of a special issue of “Odessa Review”. Talk by Vladislav Davidzon

    Ukrainian Institute

  • June 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    The event is free, but registration is required. Please click here to register. The event will be in English and will be moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute London. A free copy of a special issue of “The Odessa Review” will be available for sale at the price of £6. For many centuries, Ukrainians and Jews lived together on the same land. The history of their cohabitation has had many difficult moments and the twentieth century was marked by tragedy for both peoples. But alongside…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Is It Easy to be Young’ (1987) by Juris Podnieks

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 6 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    This ground-breaking Latvian documentary by Juris Podnieks starts at a concert of the banned rock band, Perkons. When a train carriage is vandalised after the concert, Podnieks pulls together a patchwork of conversations with those caught up in its aftermath. Subjects include a teenager charged with hooliganism at the show trial, a young filmmaker, a mother worried about her child after Chernobyl, a follower of Hari Krishna, young soldiers returning from military service in Afghanistan. The film builds a series…

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The event is free but registration is required.
  • How to overcome political fragmentation in Ukraine? Talk with Adrian Karatnycky

    Ukrainian Institute

  • June 5 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    Admission: The event is free but registration is required. Please click here to register. As Ukraine approaches presidential and legislative elections in 2019, polls show acute political fragmentation with no party or candidate receiving more than ten percent support. In addition polling shows alarmingly low trust levels for politicians of all stripes—reformers, government, populists, and pro-Russian forces alike. What accounts for this state of affairs? What does it mean for good governance and reform? The eventwill be moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of Ukrainian Institute London. Speaker’s bio:  Adrian…

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£7 (£5)
  • Herbert’s Metamorphoses: Ryszard Krynicki & Alissa Valles discuss the legacy of Zygmunt Herbert

    Ognisko Polskie

  • June 5 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    An evening of readings and conversation with Ryszard Krynicki and Alissa Valles exploring the changing shapes and voices of the Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert. Chair: Dr Katarzyna Zechenter, School of Slavonic and East European Studies UCL. The year 2018 has been officially proclaimed the Year of Zbigniew Herbert and it is 50 years since his selected poems in English were published in the Penguin European Poems series under the aegis of Al Alvarez. Twenty years after his death in 1998,…

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£8
  • A Bit of JazzyBIT at Soho’s Pizza Express

    Pizza Express Live Soho

  • June 4 8:30 PM
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  • 10 Dean Street, London, W1D 3RW
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    We are thrilled to be part of the the long awaited British debut of one of the most successful Romanian jazz groups, JazzyBIT, in concert at the legendary Soho’s Pizza Express. Don’t miss the chance to discover the “loud jazz” of the Timișoara-based trio,  which fusions jazz, rock and hearty doses of blues and funk. JazzBIT is Teodor Pop – piano, keys, Mihai Moldoveanu – bass and Szabó Csongor-Zsolt – drums. All About Jazz Magazine writes about JazzyBIT: “they are…

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  • The Prague Spring Through the Lens of Frank Carter

    UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies

  • June 4 4:00 PM to June 8 6:00 PM
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  • 16 Taviton Street WC1H 0BW
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    Displaying items from UCL SSEES Library Special Collections, the exhibition ‘The Prague Spring Through the Lens of Frank Carter’ depicts the resilience and bravery of ordinary Czechs and Slovaks during the era of political liberalization in 1968. The geographer Frank Carter captured the turbulent times of the former republic of the Eastern Bloc during his research trip to Prague and Pilsen. At that time, on the night of 20-21 August, thousands of Warsaw Pact troops and tanks invaded Czechoslovakia to…

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£12 (£7)
  • Central Europe in Shorts

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 3 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Discover Central Europe, this familiarly strange part of the world, through the best of recent animated and live action short films that are adorably self-ironic and inspiring. Here comes the V4: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. CENTRAL EUROPE IN SHORTS 1 Central Europe Animated 90 mins 3 June 2018, 1 pm Book online Just like Central Europe, animation speaks many different languages and has several faces. It can be light-hearted and funny while addressing serious contemporary issues at…

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  • Demonstration in support of Oleg Sentsov and other Hostages of Kremlin, 2-06-2018

    Downing Street

  • June 2 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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  • London, SW1A 2AB
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    On 2 June, the city of London will show a “red card” to Putin’s regime. Civil activists will call the names of political prisoners who are illegally detained behind bars in Russia and the occupied Crimea. Among them are artists, journalists, human rights activists, students, as well as the representatives of the native people of Crimea, the Crimean Tatars. The action will be held in support of the prisoner of the Putin’s regime, the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who on…

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May 2018
  • Film: “Bridge to Christo” by Evgenia Atanassaova-Teneva and “Limit of the dreams” by Georgi Balabanov

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • May 31 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Courier’ (1986) by Karin Shakhnazarov

    Regent St. Cinema

  • May 30 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Special prize winner at the 15th Moscow Film Festival, Shakhnazarov’s witty comedy, a Russian equivalent of The Breakfast Club,  follows teenager Ivan Miroshnikov, who dealing with his parents’ divorce and failing to make it into university, get a job as a delivery boy. He is ironic, careless, provocative. He meets Adidas clad Katya, daughter of a famous professor. He falls for her. They start to date but his interest in her fades when he realises she isn’t really a rebel.…

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  • Jacek Dehnel in conversation with Antonia Lloyd-Jones

    Ognisko Polskie

  • May 30 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Oneworld Publishing and the Polish Cultural Institute in London are pleased to invite you to a series of events to promote a moving family saga Lala by one of Poland’s top writers, Jacek Dehnel (forthcoming in June by Oneworld in Antonia Lloyd-Jones‘s translation). Born in 1980, Dehnel is a poet, novelist and translator. In 2005 he was one of the youngest winners of the Kościelski Prize for promising new writers. He has published five volumes of poetry and nine of…

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£48
  • DINING & TALK: Table 55: Brough Scott

    Ognisko Polskie

  • May 29 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Entry price includes a welcome drink & a 3 course dinner with wine. The next meeting of the Ognisko dining club, Table 55, will be held in May with a bespoke menu produced by Jan Woroniecki and Ognisko Restaurant. The event will be held in the Salonik and as the space is limited the numbers able to attend will be limited to around 30. Our speaker will be Brough Scott author of “Churchill at the Gallop”. He will be speaking…

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free but registration is required
  • Ukraine: One Year to Presidential Elections: How to Rescue the Achievements of the Revolution of Dignity? Talk with Serhiy Leshchenko

    Ukrainian Institute

  • May 28 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    Ukraine is at the crossroads: geopolitical, value-based and generational. Four after following the revolution of Kyiv’s Maidan, it boasts a list of achievements and a litany of failures. The discussion if the glass is half-full or half-empty, rages on. With just one year to go to the presidential elections, Ukraine stands up to new challenges: an attack on new anti-corruption institutions and its civil society, growing populism and a risk of flare-up of the conflict in the east of the…

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£6 (£4.50)
  • FILM: Miloš Forman: Black Peter (Černý Petr)

    Deptford Cinema

  • May 27 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 39 Deptford Broadway SE8 4PQ
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    ‘ Deptford Cinema and Czech Centre present one of the first films of Milos Forman. Peter is a 16 year old trainee at a supermarket, who has to look out for shoplifters when he would rather lie by the pool and look out for girls. Peter starts having problems at work when he doesn’t stop a suspicious looking customer. At home, his pedantic father constantly lectures him, and his girlfriend starts paying a lot of attention to another male friend.…

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£7 (£9)
  • Documentary: ‘Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land’ (Baram, 2015)

    Curzon Bloomsbury

  • May 27 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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  • Brunswick Centre WC1N 1AW
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    zech Photographer Josef Koudelka grew up behind the Iron Curtain and always wanted to know “what was on the other side”. Forty years after capturing the iconic images of the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1968, the legendary Magnum photographer arrives in Israel and Palestine. On first seeing the nine-meter-high wall built by Israel in the West Bank, Koudelka is deeply shaken and embarks on a four-year project in the region which will confront him once again with the harsh…

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£59 (£15)
  • Music: TRIOPERAS

    Peacock Theatre

  • May 23 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Portugal St, London, WC2A 2HT
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    The great project of VASKO VASSILEV and PAMELA TAN-NICHOLSON “TRIOPERAS” with the support of the Bulgarian Cultural Institute London and the Bulgarian Embassy will be realized on May 23, 2018, at Peacock Theatre. Three legendary operas come together for an unforgettable journey of love, vengeance, tears and laughter with shortened versions of Turandot, Butterfly and Carmen in one spectacular triple bill. TRIOPERAS features the beautiful classics that you know and love, including Nessun Dorma, One Fine Day, Humming Chorus, Habanera and The Toreador Song, merged with punk, rap,…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches’ (1975) by Dinara Asanova

    Regent St. Cinema

  • May 22 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    In this rare opportunity to see a film by the little-known female Soviet film director, Dinara Asanova, a young boy nicknamed, ‘Fly’ or ‘Mukha’, dreams of being a rock musician.  Everybody relates to him only as the younger brother of a famous basketball player, Mukhin. When he falls in love, over an eventful summer holiday, he hears music everywhere, in the rain, in the woodpecker’s rattle. He learns to assert himself. The film uses Asanova’s trademark mix of actors and…

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£40
  • Theatre: Chamkoria

    Leicester Square Theatre

  • May 21 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 6 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BX
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    The Bulgarian Cultural Institute London and The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria London PRESENT: The star of Bulgarian cinema and theatre, the actor Zachary Baharov, in London in the theatrical production of “Chamkoria”, based on the novel of the same name by Milen Ruskov. “Chamkoria” had its premiere at Theatre 199 in Sofia on 26th of December 2017. Zachary Baharov steps into the role of Bae Slave, the salt-of-the-earth bus driver who takes us 90 years back in Bulgarian…

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Tribute to Miloš Forman 1932-2018

    Various Picturehouse Cinemas

  • May 21 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • Not many directors can boast two Best Picture OSCAR winners but Miloš Forman was so much more than the films he directed. As a result of his personal experiences, he injected his films with enormous tolerance, respect for humanity and a sympathetic eye for the underdog. So what better way to celebrate Forman’s life than a chance to see the one film that best encapsulates his character and filmmaking – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – back on the…

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  • ‘The Romanian Centenary Garden’: A botanical metaphor of United Romania

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • May 21 6:00 PM to June 12 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    The Centenary Celebration, the backbone of our programme in 2018, touches one of its peaks with ‘The Romanian Centenary Garden’, a multi-art event honouring the diversity and vibrancy of the united Romania created in 1918 by showcasing the unique variety and beauty of Romanian botanical richness. The astonishing biodiversity present in all historical provinces that came together to form a new, democratic state at the end of the First World War is showcased through an exhibition, a book launch, a…

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FREE but booking essential
  • Puppet Show: ‘Hansel and Gretel’

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • May 19 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Romanian Embassy warmly invite you to celebrate The International Children’s Day with an all-time favourite, ‘Hansel and Gretel’. Enjoy an original take on the Grimm Brothers’ classic, made with impressive artistic ability by the ‘Luceafărul’ Theatre of Iaşi. Prepare yourself to live or relive a time where the boundaries between here and there, now and then, real and fantasy no longer exist! Hansel and Gretel After Grimm Brothers Directed by: Ion Ciubotaru Script: Oltița…

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FREE
  • Exhibition: Almost News| George Rosu

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • May 18 6:30 PM to May 23 5:30 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    ‘While in Germany for the opening of an exhibition, I was invited to speak about my country in front of a person who knew nothing about it. I found myself in a great dilemma: either PR for Romania, while looking a bit naive and idealistic or be very critic, and risk seeming a hater. Whilst I chose to be a little of each, I find myself in this dilemma every time I have to speak about Romania. The topic of…

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