Representation in United Kingdom

Past events

Mihalache

With the ocassion of the the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, H.E Ambassador of Romania to the UK Dan Mihalache will speak on 19 February 2019 about ...

Date:
  • 19/02/2019
Venue:
The University of Edinburgh, Old College, McLaren Stuart Room
Romania Presidency

An evening to celebrate the Romanian language. The event aims to introduce non-Romanians to the linguistic dimensions of this beautiful Carpathian country. It coincides with Romanian's presidency of the Council of the European Union and is held in conjunction with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Date:
  • 06/02/2019
Margot Fonteyn

A unique collection of photographs celebrating international female leaders breaking new ground and shaping the world of dance in the UK.

From some of the UK’s most renowned dance companies to freelance dance artists across all genres of the art form, the significant influence of international artists is an integral part of the UK’s cultural fabric. Amongst them, two of the UK’s leading dance companies which were founded by female immigrants – The Royal Ballet companies by Ireland’s ...

Date:
  • 06/02/2019 to 15/02/2019
Nordic citizens’ status and rights after Brexit - Q&A in Edinburgh

Nordic citizens’ status and rights after Brexit

The Nordic Embassies in the UK (Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) are organizing an event on the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU on the status and rights of Nordic citizens living in the UK.

Date:
  • 31/01/2019
Venue:
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Sidlaw auditorium, The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EE
Brigid in her strength of fruitfulness and learning © Cathy Carman

The iconic early Christian symbol St Brigid has been chosen to serve as a catalyst for 90 invited Irish women artists to create an original painting for this exhibition.

Folk custom, the four seasons, women’s lives and crafts, poetry, all intersect at the 1st of February feast-day of Saint Brigid in Ireland. What is celebrated is the rebirth of the living earth; it was usual in some places to turn a sod of earth with the spade, the work of cultivation beginning again.  Many customs,...

Date:
  • 23/01/2019 to 01/02/2019
Works - A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă

Born in 1989, Mircea Teleagă graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2016, where he attended the MFA Painting Course led by Lisa Milroy. To study at Slade he was awarded the Sarabande Scholarship, being selected for it by artist Dinos Chapman. After graduation, he was artist in residence at the Academy of Visual Arts in Hong Kong and at Sarabande in London, the latter between 2016 – 2018. During this time, he had two solo shows: ‘let it burn’ in 2017 and ‘Presence’ in 2018, curated by...

Date:
  • 08/01/2019 to 18/01/2019
WHAT WOULD YOU TAKE?

What would you take if you had to leave home?

What can be spirited across borders, and what has to be left behind?

What can you carry in your imagination, your language, your culture, your memories?

And, after the scattering of things into the world, and the confusions of identity, how much is left of your life – of you – should you manage the crossing?

Date:
  • 12/12/2018 to 04/01/2019
Translate

As we draw to the end of a year that saw the Baltic states enjoy the spotlight of the London Book Fair’s Market Focus, and the Translators Association celebrate its 60th birthday, join us for a glass of wine and good cheer as we explore modern literature from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, as well as the key role translators have played in bringing these texts into English. There will be readings of short extracts from a range of genres, and also a homage to the late Eric Dickens, a highly...

Date:
  • 05/12/2018
Soft Bite

Sally Kindberg

The title encompasses the city and its people in many of its layers. The two contrasting words in the show title soft and bite are each other's opposites, an attempt at palliation for something that you know will hurt. Tasting the atmosphere. In urban language, the words take a different meaning - soft indicating love and bite to rip off, steal, take, copy or that it stings.

Date:
  • 28/11/2018 to 07/12/2018
Austrian Presidency

Join us at Europe House for an evening to celebrate the Austrian German language. The event aims to introduce non-Austrians to the linguistic dimensions of this beautiful country in mountainous Mitteleuropa.

The event coincides with Austria's presidency of the Council of the European Union and is held in conjunction with the ...

Date:
  • 20/11/2018

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