CV Liliana Turoiu


Twitter @TuroiuLiliana

Director, Romanian Cultural Institute Brussels

Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Romania

Visual artist, PhD UNArte


President, Romanian Cultural Institute (04.2017 – 07.2019)

General Coordinator for Europalia Romania Festival 2019

and the exhibition dedicated to Constantin Brancusi at BOZAR

PhD Professor, National University of Arts Bucharest  

Member ENCATC European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres

Member in the University Foundation Brussels

Member in the Creative Industries Federation – The International Council

Member in the Scientific Council of the Sapienza University Foundation

Awards and distinctions:

Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française, 2019

Honorary Ambassador of Ashford City, 2018

Bridges of Tolerance Award, BNR Gala, 2018

Chevalier – award granted for cultural merits by the Great Order of French Knights Wagram Hall, Paris

First Prize given by Cosmopolitan magazine for a successful career

Nomination for the “Woman of the Year 2017”, Art and Culture Category

Participation at cultural diplomacy events, conferences, fairs and exhibitions:

Keynote speaker – NATO HQ conference „An integrated approach to NATO communications”, Brussels 2020

Keynote speaker – Cultural Diplomacy Institute conference, Berlin 2019

ENCATC Nomination Panel Member

Keynote speaker – CIF conference “Creative industries and the New Europe: opportunities and challenges”, Rome, organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute and Sapienza University Rome

EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) General Assembly, Brussels 2017-2019

” Transylvania Florilegium” and the Centenary of the Great Union, organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute in partnership with Clarence House

Retiro Book Fair, Madrid – Romania

Salon du Livre – The International Book Fair in Paris

Keynote speaker „IA – a Romanian passport”, conference organised at the European Parliament, 2017

Keynote speaker “Daydreaming Nations” conference, Brussels 2018

Venice Biennale (Art and Architecture), speaker at the official opening of the Romanian Pavilion

Keynote speaker at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute, the seminar for foreign diplomats, Bucharest, 2017

“Bridges of Tolerance”, event organised under the high patronage of the President of Romania, Bucharest

Festival of Culture of the Romanians Abroad, organised under the high patronage of the President of Romania

Events for signing the agreements with important institutions: Romanian Academy, National Council of Rectors, Bucharest

European Film Festival, Bucharest

Bookfest, Bucharest, Shakespeare Festival Craiova, International Theatre Festival Sibiu, National Festival of Theatre Bucharest

Solo shows and group exhibitions as visual artist:

”Zestrea” art and fashion exhibition at the Ateneo Veneto – Venice, Italy

Solo show at the Thalia Palace in Lisbon, Portugal

Solo show (photography and fashion) – The Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest

”Zestrea” fashion show – Dusseldorf, Germany

Solo show at the Bethlen Haller Castle, Romania

Group exhibition at the Ceșianu-Racoviță Palace – Artmark Gallery

Solo show (photography and fashion) at the Făgăraş Citadel Museum

Solo fashion show at the Sinaia City Museum

Photography exhibition and book launch at Creart Bucharest 

“Zestrea” exhibition for Romania’s Pavillion ITB International Tourism Fair, Berlin, Germany

Exhibition and book launch at Bran Castle 

“Zestrea” exhibition – “Dimitrie Cantemir” University, Aula Magna

“The Queen’s Dowry” exhibition at the Peleș National Museum – Pelișor Royal Castle

Fashion show in Stuttgart, Germany

Solo show – Accademia di Romania, Rome

“Zestrea” by Liliana Turoiu exhibition – Expo Milano 2015

Fashion show “Zestrea” collection at the Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria

Solo show (photography and fashion) – Elisabeta Theatre, Bucharest

“Zestrea” exhibition and award – Wagram Hall, Paris

Concept and outfits for the WELLA GALA show in Romania (10 editions)

Fashion show – The Ambassadors of Romanian Tourism Gala

Art and fashion solo show „Sur les toits de Paris”, Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest

“Blue Energy” exhibition -” Romanian Canoeing Day” – 6th edition

“Interferences” solo show – Bruxelles

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