Exhibition on till June 18
17th June 2010: If you wish to look at Romania through the eyes of a child, an exhibition of drawings in London is just the right place for you to visit.
The exhibition, “Romania through a child’s eyes”, is open to the public until the 18th of June 2010. It’s a part of an artistic endeavor that took place on the 11th of June 2010.
According to a press release, “Gala of Young Romanian Talents” by the pupils of the School of Romanian Culture and Tradition in London at the Ratiu Foundation took place in the presence of Ambassador of Romania in the UK HE Dr Ion Jinga.
The artistic programme included Romanian songs, poems, dances, musical instruments’ performances, as well as an exhibition of the drawings. The most beautiful drawings were awarded prizes by the Ratiu Foundation. The evening concluded with a workshop where children made small national flags.
The School of Romanian Culture and Tradition in London is an educational programme aiming to preserve the connection of Romanian children in the UK with the essential elements of Romanian culture.
The school offers Romanian language classes, lectures on Romanian history and geography, religion, protection of the environment and ethnography. The school’s activities are organised by a group of qualified Romanian volunteer teachers, with pedagogic experience both in Romania and the UK.
The programme is for children between the ages of 5 and 16 and it is currently functioning at the Ratiu Foundation/Romanian Cultural Centre in London, Manchester Square, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1H 6EQ.