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01.02.2020
TOUCH ME NOT
Cinema
A personal research project about intimacy
06.12.2019
The Reenactment
Cinema
Two students are forced by the court to reconstruct a drunken evening in front of the cameras
05.12.2019 - 05.01.2019
Larisa Sitar
- Robust Boast
Expo
An absurd and ahistorical combination of styles
05.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
ABC
— Studio Brancusi
Workshop
A Brancusi-inspired workshop for all generations
11.01.2020
ConTempo Ensemble
- Different Trains
Music
‘The ABBA of classical music’ brings a Romanian touch to American minimalism
20.11.2019 - 06.12.2019
Alex Simu Quintet
- Echoes of Enescu
Music
Orchestral compositions in a chamber jazz setting
01.11.2019
Balanescu Quartet
Music
A tribute to Maria Tanase
28.11.2019 - 28.09.2019
Brancusi New Creation
— Madalina Dan - 'ex-peau-sition'
Performance
Tactile choreographies inspired by Brancusi’s sculptures, performed on the visitor/participants body
05.12.2019 - 07.12.2019
Borusiade
Music
Audiovisual live show by female producer Borusiade, from gloomy new wave to industrial sound
01.12.2019
Rhapsodies roumaines
Music
The string orchestra Camerata Regala invites the audience to discover some of the best Romanian composers
04.12.2019 - 05.12.2019
De la force poétique
Literature
Five female poets, five voices, three generations
17.01.2020 - 18.01.2020
Eszter Salamon
— Monument 0.8: Manifestations
Performance
Five dancers bring the Eastern European feminist emancipation back to life in a choreographic manifestation
06.12.2019 - 07.12.2019
NUIT EUROPALIA ROMANIA
Music
EUROPALIA comes to BRASS for a night full of music
13.11.2019
Migration / Multilingualism
Literature
Claudiu M. Florian and Tatiana Tibuleac, two Romanian writers, start a discussion on migration and multilingualism
13.12.2019 - 15.12.2019
Anton Pann Ensemble
Music
A modern take on the sounds of historical Romania
21.11.2019 - 24.11.2019
Alina Popa and Florin Flueras
— Artworlds
Performance
The Belgian projects IN/FINITY and workspacebrussels invite Romanian artist Florin Flureas
17.11.2019
Alexandra Dariescu
- The Nutcracker and I
Music
A multimedia performance of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker
06.11.2019
L’anecdote dans le contexte de l’histoire européenne commune
Literature
What role does the anecdote play in European history? Writers Matei Visniec, Adrian Cioroianu, Jacques De Decker and Baudouin Decharneux take a closer look at the short narrative form
19.12.2019
European Story
Literature
Three Romanian writers share their thoughts on the exhibition at the House of European History and reflect on the revolution
05.12.2019 - 07.12.2019
Alexander Arpeggio
& Maria Balabas
Music
Berlin producer meets eclectic Romanian singer and sound-artist
08.11.2019 - 26.04.2020
Roots
— The civilizations of the Lower Danube
Expo
The Neolithic, Bronze and First Iron Age of Romania seen through pottery, anthropomorphic figurines, jewelry and weapons in gold and bronze from the Carpathian and Lower Danube region
25.10.2019 - 06.12.2019
Bogdan Orbita
Music
Dissonance as an engine for musical innovation, an unpredictable DJ set, from Krautrock, Industrial, Dub to tribal moods

Linda Maria Baros
Literature
Linda Maria Baros is a poet, translator and publisher
23.11.2019
Crime fiction today
Literature
Crime writers George Arion, Alain Berenboom and Liliana Lazar discuss why crime novels are more popular than ever
10.10.2019 - 11.10.2019
Kinema Ikon
Music
Re-scoring the lost shorts from Romania’s communist times
14.12.2019 - 26.01.2020
Europalia Curator's Award
Expo
For the third edition of this unique prize, curator Els Vermang creates a HIT with artist Claudia Radulescu
02.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
Brancusi
— New Creations
Performance
Seven contemporary performances and installations interpret Brancusi
30.11.2019 - 02.02.2020
Ion Grigorescu
— Cinema
Expo
Retrospective exhibition with cinema as the common thread
19.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Nicoleta Moise
— S + S = BFF
Expo
During her residency, Nicoleta Moise researches Brancusi’s Targu Jiu monument, commissioned by the National Women’s Union of Gorj
17.12.2019
Ricercar Consort
Music
A concert based on centuries-old manuscripts from the court of Vasi Lupu
19.10.2019 - 26.04.2020
Dacia Felix —
Romania’s Glorious Past
Expo
A fascinating encounter with six peoples of classical antiquity

Brancusi New Creation
— Gaëtan Rusquet with Philip Janssens - The eye in the light in the eye
Performance
Echoing the work of Brancusi, Gaëtan Rusquet makes visible the desire for the absolute by highlighting or concealing the real
02.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
Project(ion) Room
Expo
A film about EUROPALIA and a film by Matei Bejenaru about the ballerina Irinel Liciu
05.12.2019 - 17.12.2019
Gherasim Luca, déraison d’être
Literature
Three comedians pay tribute to the famous Surrealist poet Gherasim Luca
25.10.2019
Carmen Lidia Vidu
- Romanian Diary. Constanta
Performance
Documentary-theatre by six actresses about, with and addressed to their hometown, Constanta
28.09.2019 - 01.12.2019
Virginia Lupu
- Failproof Witch
Expo
Lupu produces a new body of photographic and video work focusing on the major witches’ reunion taking place in Romania this year
17.10.2019
Nicoleta Moise
— S + S = BFF
Conference
During her residency, Nicoleta Moise researches Brancusi’s Targu Jiu monument, commissioned by the National Women’s Union of Gorj
03.10.2019 - 05.10.2019
Bogman
Music
Party as a local at one of the hippest parties from Bucharest, now in Brussels
08.11.2019
Ionica Minune Band
Music
The king of accordion mixes jazz and Gypsy
22.11.2019 - 24.11.2019
Maria Raducanu Quintet
Music
21st century Maria Tanase creates a melting pot of Romanian sounds
05.12.2019 - 06.12.2019
Agata Siniarska / Madalina Dan
- Mothers of Steel
Performance
Two futuristic female robots question the political power of grief
01.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
Brancusi New Creation
— Lia Perjovschi
Performance
Using collages, photographs and black-and-white works by Brancusi, Lia Perjovschi illustrate the live of the sculptor
08.12.2019 - 30.01.2020
Wim Vandekeybus/ Ultima Vez
- TRACES – A DANCED CONCERT
Performance
Choreographic and musical search for our inner primal beast
27.11.2019 - 01.09.2019
Karpov Not Kasparov
+ Anthony Nti
Music
Newly commissioned videoclip of ‘Karpov not Kasparov’ by Anthony Nti
18.10.2019 - 12.12.2019
Displacement and Togetherness
Expo
Historical and cultural perspectives on migration
04.10.2019 - 19.01.2020
BE & RO:
LOOKING BACK, THINKING FURTHER
Expo
Six Romanian and Belgian photographers in dialogue with the museum’s collections
08.01.2020 - 10.01.2020
Ensemble Raro-SoNoRo
Music
Romanian chamber music as you’ve never heard it before
30.11.2019
Nous sommes tous un peu dada
Literature
Panel about the pioneering role of the Romanian avant-garde in Dada and the surrealist movement
09.12.2019
Toto and His Sisters
Cinema
A moving portrayal of three Roma children in Bucharest
03.10.2019 - 11.01.2020
Brancusi New Creation
— Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas
Performance
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker creates a choreographic object in which Brancusi’s shapes resonate
07.12.2019
Simona Popescu
Literature
Award-winning prose writer and poet Simona Popescu is a guest at Maison de la Poésie
15.10.2019 - 14.02.2020
LOCI
Conference
Conferences and exhibitions programme on architecture and urbanism in Romania
17.12.2019
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu
Cinema
A fascinating documentary on the rise to power and fall of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu
09.10.2019 - 28.10.2019
Rodion G.A. presents
Misiunea spatiala Delta
Cinema
New soundtrack and screening of Romania’s cult animation film
17.12.2019 - 19.12.2019
Theater Radu Stanca
- The Scarlet Princess
Performance
Spectacular Kabuki theatre bridges the gap between European and Japanese tradition
10.11.2019 - 02.02.2020
Joost Vandebrug
Expo
A photo exhibition and documentary screening of works by the Dutch photographer and film director Joost Vandebrug

Moni Stanila
Literature
Moni Stanila is a Moldovan poet, columnist and literary coordinator

Catalina Oslobanu
Literature
Catalina Oslobanu currently translates works by Dutch and Flemish authors to Romanian

Adina Pintilie
Cinema
Golden Bear winner Adina Pintilie works on the boundary between fiction, reality and visual art

Floarea Tutuianu
Literature
Floarea Tutuianu is both a poet and a painter. She is the author of seven collections that mix poems and pictorial works
15.10.2019
Lecture by studioBASAR
Conference
A lecture focusing on public actions, community projects and educational programmes developed by studioBASAR in Bucharest
08.10.2019
Opening 101 Livres-Ardoises with Wanda Mihuleac and guests
Literature
Poetic performances and video to open the exhibition 101 Livres-Ardoises in beauty

Michel Carassou
Literature
Michel Carassou is a publisher and writer, specialist in literary avant-gardes of the 1920s and 1930s, author of essays on Dada and surrealism, and a biography of René Crevel
06.11.2019 - 14.12.2019
5 garçons - 5 băieți
Expo
5 Boys is an exhibition of portraits of 5 boys made by Belgian photographer Laetitia De Blauwe in an orphanage in Romania

Gabriela Adamesteanu
Literature
Gabriela Adamesteanu (1942) writes novels, short stories and essays as well as working as a translator and journalist
19.12.2019
Mircea Cartarescu
Literature
An encounter with the most translated author in Romania and one of the most important voices in Eastern European literature

Angela Marinescu
Literature
Angela Marinescu is an influential Romanian poet with a visceral writing style
12.01.2020
Florian Mitrea
Music
A composer’s sorrow

Doina Ioanid
Literature
Doina Ioanid's poetry books can be read as the story of a woman's life in "immediate unreality," where autobiography and dream intermingle in a disturbing way
16.11.2019
De l'art du paysan roumain à la création contemporaine: bref parcours
Conference
A symposium with anthropologist and Romania specialist Marianne Mesnil

Irina Nechit
Literature
After a first surrealist poetry book, Irina Nechit's poems have evolved into a more narrative, concrete, direct and simple style

George Arion
Literature
George Arion is a famous Romanian crime writer, poet, essayist, librettist and journalist.
03.10.2019 - 04.10.2019
The Attic presents -
Milan W. & The Tulnic Ensemble of Avram Iancu
Music
Antwerp-based Milan W. composes music for the tulnic, a traditional Romanian instrument

Liliana Lazar
Literature
Liliana Lazar was born in 1972 in Romanian Moldavia. For her novel "Terre des affranchis", she won the Prix de la Romancière Francophone 2010

Alain Berenboom
Literature
The novels of the Belgian Alain Berenboom overflow with a humor tinged with self-mockery, mixed with panache and modesty, and covered with a layer of absurdity
03.10.2019 - 05.10.2019
The Attic presents Dragos Rusu
Music
Eclectic set by a key figure in Bucharest's nightlife scene

Jan H. Mysjkin
Literature
Jan H. Mysjkin is a poet and translator who makes Dutch, French and Romanian post-war poetry and literature available in each other's language and cultural areas
03.10.2019 - 04.10.2019
Raze de Soare
Music
Romanian 90s oriental gipsy and 21st-century electronic beats
27.11.2019 - 29.11.2019
Deathbycoconut
Music
Bucharest Postpunk & Krautrock newcomers perform outside of Romania for the first time
18.10.2019 - 12.12.2019
In de Wind – Aan de Wand :
Anetta Mona Chisa and Lucia Tkacova
Expo
Humain hair is big business

Teodor Duna
Literature
In the poems of Teodor Duna, cataphasia, a mental disorder that disrupts the train of thought and language, plays an important role

Cosmin Perta
Literature
The poems of the Romanian Cosmin Perta are full of surreal humor. He is described as "a poet of the daily and prose writer of fantasy"

Matei Visniec
Literature
Matéi Visniec has made a name for himself internationally with his clear, lucid, bitter poetry and plays
12.10.2019 - 14.12.2019
Au⁷⁹ – Textures patrimoniales
Expo
New creations by Daniel Henry in dialogue with traditional Romanian textiles
12.10.2019
DOR
Music
A musical journey to the birthplaces of famous composers
26.10.2019 - 19.01.2020
Ciprian Muresan
Expo
Ciprian Muresan takes works from the permanent collection of S.M.A.K. as the starting point for a dialogue with his own work
17.12.2019
Andrei Ujica
Cinema
Andrei Ujica is known for his monumental non-fiction film trilogy about the end of communism in Eastern Europe
08.10.2019
Brancusi New Creation
— Manuel Pelmus - A Luxury That We Can Not Afford (wisdom of the earth)
Performance
An intangible, live version of Wisdom of the Earth, Brancusi’s sculpture that provoked controversy in 1907
13.12.2019
Terry Verbiest
Literature
Journalist Terry Verbiest speaks in Muntpunt about his residence in Timisoara

Terry Verbiest
Literature
Journalist Terry Verbiest speaks in Muntpunt about his residence in Timisoara
03.10.2019
Dan Coman @ Transpoesie 2019
Literature
The second poetry-reading of Transpoesie 2019 is a unique evening with five contemporary poets, among whom Dan Coman from Romania
18.12.2019
Out of the Present
Cinema
While the Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev spends ten months in the MIR space station, the Soviet Union collapses
01.02.2020
Poetry and Gastronomy
Literature
A poetry-filled evening with Romanian culinary specialties, in the company of poet and chef Mircea Dinescu and Mira Feticu
22.01.2020
Gigi Caciuleanu - L'homme danse
Literature
Ludmila Patlanjoglu wrote L'homme danse about Gigi Caciuleanu, a legendary dancer and choreographer. The two are brought together for an evening filled with dance, in honour of Caciuleanu's international career

Claudiu M. Florian
Literature
Claudiu M. Florian has won in 2016 the European Union Prize for Literature for his novel Vârstele jocului: Strada Cetăţii (The Ages of the Game: Citadel Street)
13.12.2019
Teatrul National Cluj-Napoca - De la sensation d'élasticité lorsqu'on marche sur des cadavres
Performance
A homage to the oeuvre and genious of Eugène Ionesco. This performance by Matei Visniec portrays the role of the artist during the communist regime
05.11.2019
Collectif du Lion
- Brancusi 'est-ce un oiseau?'
Performance
A performance about the definition of a work of art
18.11.2019
The Great Communist Bank Robbery
Cinema
The reconstruction of the strangest bank heist in Romanian history
18.12.2019 - 21.10.2019
Videograms of a Revolution
Cinema
The reconstruction of the fall of Ceausescu through television images
04.10.2019
EUROPALIA OPENING NIGHT
— concerts + afterparty
Music
An eclectic line-up of intriguing projects kicks off EUROPALIA ROMANIA
18.12.2019
The Power of Memory - Romanian Writers, 30 Years after the Dictatorship
Literature
Romanian writers Gabriela Adamesteanu, Mircea Cartarescu, Ioana Parvulescu and Catalin Pavel look back at the Revolution of '89

Andreea Rasuceanu
Literature
Andreea Rasuceanu, born in 1979, is a Romanian writer, literary critic and editorial manager
17.10.2019 - 19.10.2019
Brancusi New Creation
— Sergiu Matis - Extinction Room (Hopeless.)
Performance
Through recordings of (almost) extinct bird species, Matis develops a project around Brancusi's Birds
28.11.2019
Double bill - Alex Simu Quintet / John Ghost
Music
Romanian chamber music with a touch of Ghent jazz
19.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Cimbalom workshop
with Marius Mihalache
Workshop
Cimbalom for beginners

Carmien Michels
Literature
Carmien Michels' (1990) art balances between writing and performance, between the urban and the classical

Mica Gherghescu
Literature
Mica Gherghescu is specialised in linguistic invention, concrete and visual poetry, forms of writing and other discursive practices in the artistic field
20.11.2019 - 21.11.2019
Taraf de Impex
Music
Gipsy tradition meets modern electronica
19.11.2019
Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri
- Oedipe Redux
Music
A radical re-imagining of George Enescu’s Oedipe

Mircea Dinescu
Literature
Mircea Dinescu is one of Romania's leading poets and gourmet chefs
28.11.2019
Brancusi New Creation
— Alexandra Croitoru with Vlad Basalici - Untitled
Performance
An ironic approach to the fetishisation and exploitation of Constantin Brancusi’s work
26.10.2019 - 20.11.2019
Electrecord
- Romania in Vinyl Covers
Expo
Electrecord, a legendary record label and witness of the communist era
01.02.2020
Open debate: TOUCH ME NOT - The Politics of the Body
Cinema
At a time when the conservative revolution is assailing our bodies, it seems particularly important to discover them as vehicles of freedom
23.11.2019 - 29.11.2019
Double bill - Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri / Alex Simu Quintet
Music
A surprising reworking of Enescu's repertoire
15.11.2019
Angela Gheorghiu
& Alexandra Dariescu
Music
Soprano superstar and piano prodigy take opera to a new glamorous level

Mira Feticu
Literature
Graduated in Romanian and Dutch Literature, Mira Feticu is a radio presenter, scenarist and publicist and part of a new generation of Dutch, feminist writers
07.11.2019 - 10.11.2019
Daniel Petrica Ciobanu
Music
Audience favourite's enchanting piano sounds
13.12.2019 - 16.12.2019
Bright Bridges
Music
Belgian violinist reunites Romanian and Turkish sounds
09.11.2019 - 09.02.2020
Rethinking the Image of the World
- Projects and Sketches
Expo
An exploration of contemporary Romanian art of the last decade
02.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
Brancusi. Sublimation of Form.
Expo
EUROPALIA ROMANIA brings Brancusi to Brussels for the first time

Petre Raileanu
Literature
Petre Răileanu is specialized in the literary and artistic avant-garde in Romania and France

Tatiana Tibuleac
Literature
Tatiana Tibuleac is a literary phenomenon. As a journalist and author, she has received numerous prizes
24.01.2020
Deliric
x Silent Strike
Music
Romania’s Hip-hop icons in Belgium for the first time
07.12.2019
The New Romanian Cinema (Traditions in World Cinema)
Cinema
An innovative collection of essays on contemporary Romanian cinema
10.10.2019 - 11.10.2019
Kinema Ikon
Cinema
Re-scoring the lost shorts from Romania’s communist times
25.10.2019
Romanian Theatre Today
Conference
A synthesis of the tendencies and personalities in Romanian theatre of the last 30 years: panel with Cristina Mondreanu, Marian Popescu and Carmen Lidia Vidu
17.01.2020 - 05.03.2020
Enchanting Views
Expo
Romanian Black Sea Tourism Planning and Architecture of the 1960s and ’70s
09.10.2019 - 30.10.2019
Wanda Mihuleac
Expo
Graphic arts and poetry, an encounter with Wanda Mihuleac
23.10.2019 - 03.11.2019
Iosif Kiraly & Christine Ulke
- 88 Clouds Will Rain For You
Expo
Deep listening to Romanian sound art with the sound of water traveling through space

Sebastian Reichmann
Literature
Despite high praise by prominent poets and critics, First Acceptance, a surrealist work by Sebastian Reichmann, was subjected to heavy censoring
20.11.2019 - 21.11.2019
Fanfare Ciocarlia
Music
Fierce and Funky Balkan Groove by a well-known Gipsy Brass band
09.10.2019 - 11.10.2019
Eirwud Mudwasser DJ-set
Music
Eclectic DJ-set, between the electronic and the organic
30.01.2020 - 01.02.2020
Poëzieweek
Literature
During the Poëzieweek, immerse yourself in the best of Romanian poetry with Irina Nechit, Doina Ioanid, Cosmin Perta, Teodor Duna and Jan H. Mysjkin
09.10.2019 - 28.10.2019
Rodion G.A. presents
Misiunea spatiala Delta
Music
New soundtrack and screening of Romania’s cult animation film
09.10.2019 - 11.10.2019
Khidja AV-LIVE
Music
World premiere of Khidja’s live band & new audiovisual show
04.10.2019
Octavian Nemescu
& Caroline Profanter
Music
Octavian Nemescu seminal work spatially interpreted by Caroline Profanter
22.11.2019
Double bill - DUMItRIO / Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri
Music
A modern take on the origins of Romanian wisdom
12.12.2019
Carmien Michels & guests
Literature
Accompanied by writers Simona Popescu and Andreea Rasuceanu and translator Catalina Oslobanu, poet Carmien Michels talks about her residency in Timisoara
02.10.2019 - 12.01.2020
Perspectives
Expo
An introduction to Romania and its national identity

Catalin Pavel
Literature
Catalin Pavel is a writer and a doctor of archaeology. He has written four novels, including a parodying biography of the Flemish composer of polyphonic music Josquin des Prez

Ioana Parvulescu
Literature
Ioana Parvulescu is one of Romania's best-selling authors. Her novel Life Begins on Friday won the EU Prize for Literature
22.11.2019 - 19.12.2019
Ioana Paun
- The Birth of Violence
Performance
Symbolism, philosophy and sculpture shed light on radicalised youth
06.10.2019 - 12.12.2019
URS GEEST
Expo
A ritual parade of dancing bears reinvented by a Belgian-Romanian duo
21.10.2019 - 15.12.2019
Dan Perjovschi
Expo
One week of live drawings by Dan Perjovschi
19.12.2019
Mircea Cartarescu
Literature
An encounter with the most translated author in Romania and one of the most important voices in Eastern European literature
30.10.2019 - 31.10.2019
Ada Milea & Balanescu Quartet
Music
Comical mini-opera with thrilling soundtrack
15.01.2020 - 17.01.2020
Florin Niculescu
Music
A musical bridge between East and West
29.11.2019 - 01.12.2019
Belgian National Orchestra
Music
The National Orchestra steps out of its comfort zone
16.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Mahala Rai Banda
Music
Wild Gypsy beats from the Romanian suburbs
27.10.2019
Valentin Radutiu and Per Rundberg
Music
A dazzling duet between cello and piano
11.10.2019
Zmei3
Music
Rough Romanian Soul
11.12.2019
Sergiu Matis
- Nocturne for Broken Vocal Cords
Performance
In this solo show, Matis’ voice dances as much as his body