Category Archives: Romania

Romanian Orthodox Church

The  historic church ‘St Dunstan-in-the-West’ stands in Fleet Street and has a long Romanian connection. ‘St Dunstan-in-the-West’ is an Anglican Guild Church in the City of London. It was first founded around 1000 AD, and the present building has stood on Fleet Street for … Continue reading

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Playwright Ionesco – Romanian or French?

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian)  (1909–1994) was a Romanian playwright who wrote mostly in French. His plays are cautionary, in that they express what happens when human existence has no meaning.  Logical construction and argument gives way to irrational and … Continue reading

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Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum from Bucharest

Romania was present at the annual international fair for children’s charity ‘CFAB’ at Kensington Town  Hall. There were lots of traditional handicrafts from the marvellous  Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest.

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Romanian Cuisine

There’s no end of possibilities to taste wonderful Romanian cuisine in London. Some examples below. Lots more here – great ! One such restaurant is ‘Crystals of London’ in west London where novices to Romanian cuisine can happily educate their palates.

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A day in the life of Romanian London

University College London runs a great website on daily life in London for people from East European countries. The section on Romania includes this clever map marking  a great many places in London with a Romanian connection, with lots of interesting shops and restaurants, as well … Continue reading

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Romania In London

You’ll learn lots about Romania and Romania’s ‘London Life’  through these organisations: The Romanian Embassy: The website has a helpful background to Romania, for example this article on the long standing relations between Romania and the United Kingdom. The Romanian Cultural Institute: The … Continue reading

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