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Alexandra Dariescu

Alexandra Dariescu, pianist

After graduating from specialist music universities in the UK, young Romanian born pianist Alexandra Dariescu is now living in London. She made her debut at the important concert hall the Royal Albert Hall in London, in 2013. Alexandra released two CDs on Champs Hill Records, won awards and has been nominated by specialist forums. In

Ruxandra Trandafoiu

Ruxandra Trandafoiu, senior university lecturer

Ruxandra Trandafoiu is a senior lecturer at Edge Hill University near Liverpool. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Letters of Cluj and has been working as an art critic before she left the country to study abroad. Life in the ‘90s in Cluj stirred her interest in nationalist politics, which she has been

Irina Botan

Irina Botan, pianist

Pianist Irina Botan performed in major venues such as Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Covent Garden, Berliner Philarmonie and Romanian Atheneum. She has toured all over Europe, United States and Asia. She is a member of Monte Piano Trio and London International Players as well as artistic director of Highgate International Chamber Music

Nicoleta Carpineanu -Nico de Transilvania

Nicoleta Carpineanu, also known as Nico de Transilvania

Nicoleta Carpineanu, also known as Nico de Transilvania, is an international DJ, documentary producer, event manager, environmental campaigner and yoga teacher. She has lived in the UK since 1998 and is currently working on cultural and environmental projects to promote Romania in the UK and around the world. She has recently worked on the ‘Wild


Anne-Marie Martin, Chief Executive of COBCOE, the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe

Born in Romania, but living in the UK for over 40 years, Anne-Marie Martin is Chief Executive of COBCOE, the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe; previously Chief Executive Officer of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce and having worked in industry for most of her working life prior to joining the world

Dr Razvan U Constantinescu, Honorary Consul of Romania in Bristol

Razvan U Constantinescu, Honorary Consul of Romania in Bristol

Dr Razvan U Constantinescu is an important supporter of the Romanian community in the UK. Co-founder of the Romanian Cultural Centre in London, in 1994, trustee of the Romanian Orthodox churches in London and Bristol, Dr Constantinescu is currently based in Bristol where he works for the local administration. In January 2014 he was appointed

Vlad Maistorovici

Vlad Maistorovici, violinist and composer

One of the most exciting artists of his generation, Vlad Maistorovici combines his performing career as violinist with composition. He performs internationally as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician in repertoire ranging from classical to modern. His compositions have been championed by world class orchestras and artists.  He is a founding member of The Mercury

Jozefina Komporaly

Jozefina Komporaly, translator and University Lecturer

Jozefina Komporaly is a translator and a lecturer at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. Her research areas include British and European theatre, translation and adaptations for the stage and Gender Studies. Jozefina published numerous articles on women’s writing and the connections between the British and European theatres, amongst which the study ‘Staging Motherhood: British

Adrian Cherciu

Adrian Cherciu, entrepreneur

Since moving to the UK, in 2001, Adrian Cherciu has been working in IT for several companies in London. In 2006 he set up the portal, a virtual space where Romanians in the UK can interact and socialize. Many of the 20,000 active members have often shown interest in having access to Romanian products,

Ioana Morpurgo Baetica Photo: Radek Kobierski

Ioana Morpurgo, writer

Ioana Morpurgo was born 1980. She graduated from Romanian-English Department of the Bucharest University, and went on to do a Masters Course in Cultural Anthropology at SNSPA (n.trad. The National School of Political Science and Public Administration). In 2004 she started a PhD programme researching the transition culture in post-communist Romania at Exeter University, UK