Night of Bucharest Cultural Institutes 2013 – Festival – Events in Bucharest


Festival Night of Bucharest Cultural Institutes 2013

Friday, June 14th, 2013 – 16:00


Various locations


British Council

British Council invites to the white night of literature, music and film, celebrating 75 years since its presence in Romania

17.00-20.00 – 75% off for British library subscription

20.15-21.15 – Book launch - „Istorii britanice în București” (British Histories in Bucharest)

21.30-23.30 – Games and interactive materials: British literature and music

21.00-21.15 - Fashion show (influence of the 30s on modern costume)

21.30-22.30 – British classical music concert - Benjamin Britten centenary (with Icon Arts ensemble)

22.30-00.30 – Movie screening

00.30-02.30 - Karaoke party (British music)

All day: Anniversary exhibit – 75 years in Romania

Czech Centre & Wallonia –Brussels Delegation

Two institute in the Czech centre building: Czech and Belgian videos, animation, Czech beer and Belgian goodies. + Cabaret and “tableau vivant” in the backyard.

20.00-02.00 – Czech and Belgian animation

21.00 - Not(e) Sisters (Vocal trio a capella)

20.00-02.00 - Ice Hockey

Czech and Belgian Videos

Screening on garbage bins

Tableau vivant (a project of Alexey Klyuykov and Ladislava Gažiová, Pole artistic group)


„Yunus Emre” Turkish Cultural Centre (96 Vasile Lascăr St., Bucharest)

Art workshops, movie screening, language course demo, culinary art exhibit.

17.00-18.00 – Language course demo

18.00-21.00 – Art workshops

- „Ebru” workshop (traditional water painting)

- „Blown glass Art” workshop

- Culinary Art exhibit (traditional food, tea and coffee)

22.00-24.00 – Movie Screening - My younger sister, Mommo / Kız Kardeşim Mommo (Turkey, 2009, 94 min., directed by Atalay Taşdiken, English subtitles)


European Public Space (31 Vasile Lascăr St.)

Painting art show opening, films screening

18.30 – Art show opening „Windows to Europe”, in the presence of the Spanish painter Ima Montoya (fragments of European capital cities)

The exhibit can be visited by 12.07.2013

21.30 – film screening - The Snows of Kilimanjaro / Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (France, 2011, 90 min., directed by Robert Guédiguian) – winner of LUX Prize in 2011

00.30 – film screening Io sono Li / Shun Li and the Poet (Italy-France, 2011, 92 min., directed by Andrea Segre) - winner of LUX Prize in 2012


Balassi Institute- Bucharest Hungarian Institute & Polish Institute (8 Gina Patrichi St. - former Orlando St.)

Let’s play together!

16.00 – Plastic games, Mechanical games. Don’t play with the food! (small traditional food fair)

18.00 – Art shows – Logo variations, Sziget Festival photography (Konkoly-Thege György), press conference Sziget  & Peninsula Festivals.

18.30 – Board Games

19.00 – Parafusions blues concert

20.30 – Traditional dances and medieval music with Codex ensemble and the vocalist Andrejszki Judit.

22.00 – Music and dance with Janusz Prusinowski Trio

01.00 – Film screenings

Holly business / Święty interes (Poland, 2010, 100 min., directed by Maciej Wojtyszko, Ro subtitles).


Cervantes Institute & Austrian Cultural Forum (38 Regina Elisabeta Blvd., Bucharest)

19.00 - Joyas musicales españolas – classic guitar and flamenco with Alexandru Munteanu (in program: Isaac Albéniz, Julián Arcas, Dilermando Reis, Paco de Lucía, Ernesto Lecuona).

20.30 – Film screening Aquí y allá (Spain, 2012, 110 min., directed by Antonio Méndez, English subtitles), in the presence of the director and the cinematographer, Barbu Bălăşoiu

21.30 – Film screening Spanien (Austria, 2012, 102 min., directed by Anja Salomonowitz, English subtitles)

23.00 – Short films screening

01.00 - Documentary screening Garbo, el espía (Spain, 2009, 93 min., directed by Edmon Roch, English subtitles)


Romanian Cultural Institute (38 Aleea Alexandru )

18.30 – Romanian language for foreigners demo lesson

19.30 – Made in Ro object design and traditional Romanian blouses exhibit and literature contest: Stories about the Romanian blouse

21.00 – Piano recital: Teo Milea

22.30-01.00 – the most recent Romanian short films at Cannes: Romanian Short Waves 2013


French Institute

Digital and cultural

FABLAB demo, robots - Atrium

Writing workshop - 1st Floor with David Meulemans, the creator of DraftQuest

18.30 – Launch of the new portal of the French Institute - Culturethèque

18.30-23.00 – Games, contests, workshops for kids, prizes

19.30 - ROMANYEAH! by Cinty Ionescu - Elvira Popescu


Cinty Ionescu - live video

Nicoleta Lefter - performer

Mandela Gajol - live instruments

Brennan Green – sound design

21.00-24.00 – Poetic Sofa

21.00-02.30 – Digital animation shorts screening

24.00 - Video-audio live-session with VJ Minu (50 minutes)


Goethe Institute & French Institute (Control Club)

22.00 - „Das Kapital” (Hanns Eisler)

Concert Edouard Perraud (France), Hasse Poulsen (Denmark), Daniel Erdmann (Germany)


Italian Culture Institute (41 Aleea Alexandru )

20.30 – Jazz concert

22.30 – Film screening Nessuno mi può giudicare / Escort in love (Italy, 2011, 95 min., directed by Massimiliano Bruno, English subtitles)