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London Cultural Diplomatic List

Below is an alphabetical list of current known cultural representatives of Foreign States & Commonwealth Countries in London. Please contact us for any additions or updates required.

ARGENTINA
Embassy of the Argentine Republic
65 Brook Street, London W1K 4AH
020 7318 1300
culture@argentine-embassy-uk.org
Mr Facundo Santiago, 2nd Secretary (Cultural)

AUSTRIA
Austrian Cultural Forum
28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ
020 7225 7300
Mrs Katalin Tuende Huber, Director
Mrs Christa Marchardt, Deputy Director, Finance
Petra Freimund, Programme Manager / Music, Theatre & Literature
Nicole Tatschl, Visual Arts Project Manager

BELARUS
Embassy of the Republic of Belarus
6 Kensington Court, London W8 5DL
020 7937 3288
Mr Pavel Kosukha, 1st Secretary (Consular, Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs)

BRAZIL
Embassy of Brazil
14/16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL
020 77474567
cultural.london@itamaraty.gov.br
Ms Paula Rassi, Secretary Head of the Cultural Section
Anna Carolina Costa, Project Manager

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
British Virgin Islands London Office
BVI House, 15 Upper Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 7PJ
0207 355 9588
Siobhann Flax, Cultural & Social Officer/Personal Assistant to Director

BULGARIA
Bulgarian Cultural Institute
188 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5HL
020 7584 9400
Ms Svetla Dionisieva, Director

CANADA
High Commission of Canada
Canada House Trafalgar Square SW1Y 5BJ
0207 004 6000
Lesley Jones, Head, Public & Cultural Diplomacy
Bianca Jones, Cultural Officer
Gabriel Araujo, Public Programmes Officer
https://culturecanada.co.uk

CHINA
Cultural Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
71 Warwick Road, London SW5 9HB
0207 3730888
ukoffice@chinaculture.org
Mr. Yu Peng, Minister-Counsellor (Cultural Section)
Mr Yu Guo, 2nd Secretary (Cultural Section)
Ms Mo Xia, Attaché (Cultural Section)/ 3rd Secretary Culture Office
Xue Ling, Dean, China National Tourist Office
Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT)

COLOMBIA
Embassy of Colombia
3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LN
020 7589 9177 / 020 7589 5037
Mrs Maria del Pilar Mira-Ponton, 2nd Secretary (Cultural Attaché)
https://www.mincultura.gov.co/En-us/Pages/default.aspx

CONGO
Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
45-49 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LD
020 7580 3931
Mr Mavuba Robert Mbumba, Cultural Attaché

COSTA RICA
Embassy of Costa Rica
23 Woodstock Street, London W1C 2AS
Francisco Jose Masis Holdridge, Counsellor (Management, Economic, Education & Culture)

CROATIA
Embassy of the Republic of Croatia
21 Conway Street, London W1T 6BN
020 7387 2022
Mr Tomislav Vlahutin, First Secretary (Culture and Education)

CUBA
Embassy of the Republic of Cuba
167 High Holborn WC1V 6PA
020 7240 2488
Mr Guillermo Parera Lambert, Counsellor (Press and Cultural Affairs)

CYPRUS
High Commission for the Republic of Cyprus
13 St. James’s Square SW1Y 4LB
020 7321 4148
CyprusinUK@mfa.gov.cy
Mr Marios Psaras, Cultural Counsellor

CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech Centre
Embassy of the Czech Republic in London, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY
0207 836 3669
info@czechcentre.org.uk
Přemysl Pela, Director
Renata Clark, Deputy Director

DENMARK
Cultural Attaché at the Embassy of Denmark
Embassy of Denmark, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SR
020 7333 0200
Ms Lone Britt Christensen, Cultural Attaché

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Embassy of the Dominican Republic
8 Gloucester Square, London W2 2TJ
020 7262 6856
pa@dominicanembassy.org.uk
Mr José Tomás Pérez Gautreau, Deputy Head of Mission (Cultural Affairs)
Mrs Marlen Vásquez, Minister-Counsellor (Administrative, Cultural & Educational Affairs)

ECUADOR
Embassy of Ecuador
Flat 3b 3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LS
020 7584 1367 / 020 7590 2501 / 020 7590 2507
eecugranbretania@cancilleria.gob.ec
Mrs Cynthia Del Carmen Aleman Yepez, Cultural & Education Attaché

EGYPT
Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs in the United Kingdom & Ireland
4 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, W1J 5BG London
020 7491 7720
administration@egyculture.org.uk
Prof. Walid El Mahy, Culture Attaché

ESTONIA
Embassy of Estonia
44 Queen’s Gate Terrace, London SW7 5PJ
020 7589 3428
london@mfa.ee
Ms Kersti Kirs, Counsellor (Cultural)

ETHIOPIA
Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
17 Princes Gate, London SW7 1PZ
020 7589 7212
info@ethioembassy.org.uk
Mrs Banchayu Negash Tibebu, 3rd Secretary (Culture & Education)

FINLAND
The Finnish Institute in London
Unit 1, 3 York Way, London N1C 4AE
020 3764 5090
info@fininst.uk
Emilie Gardberg, Director
Jaakko Nousiainen, Arts & Culture

FRANCE
French Embassy in London, Cultural Section
www.institut-francais.org.uk
Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
020 7871 3515
Mrs Claudine Ripert-Landler, Cultural Counsellor
Ms Lorène Lemor, Cultural Attaché
Mrs Alice Beja, Cultural Attaché for Higher Education
Mrs Marjorie Lecointre, Cultural Attaché (Audiovisual)
Mr Sylvain Thollon, Cultural Attaché
Mr Jean-Philippe Gabilloux, Cultural Attaché (Administrative Affairs)
Mr Stèphane Harzelec, Cultural Attaché (Administrative Affairs)

GERMANY
Department for Culture and Education, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
23 Belgrave Square/Chesham Place SW1X 8PZ
020 7824 1300
info@lond.diplo.de
Dr Ralf Teepe, Head
Mrs Natalia Schaub, Assistant Attaché (Cultural)

GUATEMALA
Embassy of Guatemala
1st Floor & Suite1, 2nd Floor 105a, Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UW
Mrs Cecilia Santamarina de Orive, Cultural Attaché

HUNGARY
Hungarian Cultural Centre
10 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA
02072572023/ 020 7240 8448
info@hungary.org.uk
Mr Mate Vincze, Director
Zsófia Nyul, Programme Manager
Csaba Méhes, Programme Manager

INDIA
Nehru Centre
8 South Audley Street, London, W1K 1HF
02074 913 567/ 02074 932 019
Amish Tripathi, Director
Brij Kumar Guhare, Deputy Director
Archana Pradhan, Programme Assistant

INDONESIA
Education and Culture Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
30 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2HW
020 7499 7661
information@indonesianembassy.org.uk
atdikbud@indonesianembassy.org.uk
kbri@btconnect.com
Professor E. Aminudin Aziz, M.A., Ph.D., Head
Mr Thomas Ardian Siregar, Counsellor (Press and Socio-Cultural)
Mr Maradona Abraham Runtukahu, 1st Secretary (Information and Socio-Cultural)

IRAQ
Iraqi Cultural Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
4 Elvaston Place SW7 5QH
020 7370 2940
office@iraqiculturalattache.org.uk
Professor Nahi Yousif Yaseen Al-Rikabi, Cultural Attaché’s Office

IRELAND
Embassy of Ireland, Great Britain
17 Grosvenor Place SW1X 7HR
020 7235 2171
londonembassymail@dfa.ie
Nora Delaney, Irish Community and Cultural Affairs Unit
Mr Ruaidhri Dowling, 1st Secretary (Irish Community & Culture)
Ms Alanna Maxwell, 3rd Secretary (Irish Community & Cultural)
Ms Rachel Ingersoll, 3rd Secretary (Irish Community & Cultural)

ISRAEL
Culture Department, Embassy of Israel, London
2 Palace Green Kensington W8 4QB
0207 957 9549
culture1@London.mfa.gov.il
Mr Barak Ganor, Head of Culture department
Ms Sharna David, Assistant for Cultural Affairs

ITALY
Italian Cultural Institute, Embassy of Italy
39 Belgrave Square SW1X 8NX
020 7235 1461
icilondon@esteri.it
Stefano Faggioli, Acting Director
Nicola Locatelli, Cultural Attaché

JAPAN
Embassy of Japan in the UK, London
101-104 Piccadilly W1J 7JT
020 7465 6500
Mrs Keiko Takeda, 1st Secretary (Culture and Information)

JORDAN
Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
6 Upper Phillimore Gardens W8 7HA
020 7937 3685
Ms Noor Bint Ali, 1st Secretary (Education, Digital & Cultural)

KOREA
Korean Cultural Centre
Grand Buildings 1-3 Strand WC2N 5BW
020 7004 2600
info@kccuk.org.uk
Byunghyun Roh, Administration
Jaeyeon Park, Performing Arts
Hyunjin Cho, Film
Jaemin Cha, Visual Arts
Eunji Lee, Literature

KUWAIT
Kuwait Cultural Office, United Kingdom
Hyde Park House 60A Knightsbridge SW1X 7JX
020 7761 8500
Info@kcouk.org
Dr Fawzan AlFares, Attaché (Head of Cultural Office)

LEBANON
Embassy of Lebanon in the United Kingdom
21 Kensington Palace Gardens W8 4QN
020 7727 6696
emb.leb@btinternet.com
Ms. Oula Khodr, 1st Secretary (Consular, Political & Culture)
Miss Rasha Haddad, 1st Secretary (Consular, Political & Culture)

LIBYA
Embassy of Libya
15 Knightsbridge SW1X 7LY
020 7201 8280
Mr Basher Drirah, Cultural Attaché
Mr Elhassan Elfadil, Assistant Cultural Attaché

LITHUANIA
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania
Lithuania House 2 Bessborough Gardens SW1V 2JE
020 7592 2840
Ms Juste Kostikovaite, Cultural Attaché

MEXICO
Embassy of Mexico in the United Kingdom
16 St. George Street W1S 1FD
02079 079436
Ms Stephanie Marie Black León, Head of Cultural Affairs and Human Rights

MONGOLIA
Embassy of Mongolia
7-8 Kensington Court W8 5DL
020 7937 0150
office@embassyofmongolia.co.uk
secretary@embassyofmongolia.co.uk
Mrs Enkhtuya Ganzorig, 2nd Secretary (Cultural Affairs & Visa)

Creative Curating / Mongolian Art & Culture in London
Unurmaa (Unro) Janchiv, Cultural Envoy of Mongolia in the UK

MOROCCO
Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco
49 Queens Gate Gardens SW7 5NE
0207 581 5001-4
Myriam Sekkourialaoui, Cultural Attache
Mrs Siham Machichi, 1st Secretary (Cultural Affairs)

NAMIBIA
High Commission for the Republic of Namibia
6 Chandos Street, Marylebone, London W1G 9LU
0207636 6244
info@namibiahc.org.uk
Mr Erastus Ndeyado Hailwa, High Commissioner, 2nd Secretary (Commonwealth, Education & Culture & Politics)

NETHERLANDS
The Culture, Education and Communication Department, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherland in the United Kingdom
020 7590 3269
lon-ppc@minbuza.nl
Roel van de Ven, Head of Department
Koen Guiking, Spokesperson and Communications Advisor
Trudy Barnes, Office Manager
Anne Bos, Senior Policy Advisor Education and Culture

NIGERIA
High Commission for the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nigeria House, 9 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BX
020 7839 1244
information@nigeriahc.org.uk
Mr Olukayode Aluko, Minister/Head of Information Culture & Sports

NORWAY
Norwegian Arts, Royal Norwegian Embassy
25 Belgrave Square SW1X 8QD
020 7591 5500
emb.london@mfa.no
Mrs Kristin Maroy Stockman, Counsellor (Cultural Affairs & Trade Policy)
Siri Aronsen, Adviser, Section for Arts and Communication. Visual arts, design, architecture, crafts
Kristin Baann Asdal, Adviser, Section for Arts and Communication. Theatre, dance, film, TV, fashion, Christmas events and communication
Martine Jonsrud, Adviser, Section for Arts and Communication. Literature, music, Norwegian Arts online publication

OMAN
Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, Cultural Attaché Office in London
Winchester House, 259-269 Old Marylebone Road, London NW1 2RA
020 78383853/ 020 78383826
CAO@omanembassy.org.uk
Mr Musallam Taman Al-Amri, Cultural Attaché

PANAMA
Embassy of Panama in the United Kingdom
40 Hertford Street W1J 7SH
020 7493 4646
panama1@btconnect.com
Ana Elizabeth Gonzalez, Cultural Attaché and the current President of ACALASP (Association of Cultural Attaches of Latin America Spain and Portugal)

PERU
Embassy of Peru
52 Sloane Street SW1X 9SP
020 7235 1917/8340/3802
postmaster@peruembassy-uk.com
Mr Ricardo Leonardo Enrique Malca-Alvariño, 1st Secretary (Press and Cultural Affairs)

PHILIPPINES
Cultural Section, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
6-11 Suffolk Street SW1Y 4HG
020 7451 1804
embassy@philemb.co.uk/ london.pe@dfa.gov.ph
Emma Sarne, Minister
Ms Rhenita Rodriguez, Minister & Consul (Political & Cultural)
Mrs Stacy Danika Alcantara Garcia, 3rd Secretary & Vice Consul (Administration, Public & Cultural Diplomacy)

POLAND
Polish Cultural Institute
Bravura House 10 Bouverie Street EC4Y 8AX
020 7822 8990
pci@polishculture.org.uk
Marta deZuniga, 1st Counsellor and Director of the Polish Cultural Institute
Karolina Gorazda, Head of Cultural Heritage

PORTUGAL
Cultural Section, Embassy of Portugal
11 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PP
020 7235 5331
cultura.londres@mne.pt/ londres@mne.pt
Adriana Neiva Faria, Cultural Officer

QATAR
Embassy of the State of Qatar, Cultural Section
21 Hertford Street W1Y 7RY
020 7318 5667
qatarcultural@hotmail.com/ secretary-uk@sec.gov.qa
Dr Mohamed Abdulla Al-Kaabi, Cultural Attaché
Mr Fahad Al-Kuwari, Assistant Cultural Attaché

ROMANIA
Romanian Cultural Institute in London
1 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PH
020 7752 0134
office@icr-london.co.uk 
Magda Stroe, Acting Director and Vice President EUNIC
Lucian Diaconu, Programme Coordinator

RUSSIA
Embassy of Russia
info@rusemb.org.uk
Ms Elena Marchan, Attaché (Culture & Education)
Mrs Anastasia Erofeeva, 3rd Secretary (Culture & Education)
Mr Ilya M. Erofeev, 1st Secretary (Information, Press and Culture)

SAINT KITTS & NEVIS
Saint Kitts and Nevis High Commission
10 Kensington Court (2nd Floor), Kensington, London W8 5DL
020 7937 9718
info@sknhc.co.uk
Mrs Elsa Wilkin-Armbrister, Minister Counsellor (Political, Cultural, Education)

SAUDI ARABIA
Diplomatic Office of the Cultural Bureau of Saudi Arabia
630 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RY
020 3249 7000
sacbuk@uksacb.org
Dr Abdulaziz Ali S. Al Mugaishi, Attaché (Cultural)

SENEGAL
Embassy of the Republic of Senegal
39 Marloes Road W8 6LA
020 7938 4048 / 020 7937 7237
senegalembassy@hotmail.co.uk
Mr Dramane Samoura, Counsellor (Political, Culture & Education)

SLOVAKIA
Embassy of Slovakia
25 Kensington Palace Gardens W8 4QY
020 7313 6470
emb.london@mzv.sk
Ms Elena Mallicková, Counsellor (Cultural)

SOUTH AFRICA
High Commission of the Republic of South Africa
South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP
020 7451 7299
london.sahc@dirco.gov.za
Mrs Sinenhlanthla Sithole, Culture

SPAIN
Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs Embassy of Spain in London
39 Chesham Place SW1X 8SB
020 7201 5517/ 5522/ 5524
emb.londres.ofc@maec.es
colaboradores.bml@maec.es
Carmen Brieva, Cultural Events
Mr Miguel Oliveros Torres, Counsellor for Cultural & Scientific Affairs
Balesquida Menéndez de Luarca Precioso

SWEDEN
Embassy of Sweden
11 Montagu Place W1H 2AL
020 7917 6400
ambassaden.london@gov.se
Ms Pia Lundberg, Counsellor (Cultural Affairs)

TAIWAN
Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office
50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
020-7881-2650
culture.gbr@mofa.gov.tw
Amber Weifen Wu, Assistant Director
Matthew Taylor, Arts & Digital Communications Assistant
Annie Huang, Assistant

TUNISIA
Embassy of Tunisia
29 Prince’s Gate SW7 1QG
020 7584 8117
London@tunisianembassy.co.uk
Mrs Nour Zarrouk, Counsellor (Cultural & Education)

TURKEY
Cultural & Information Counsellor’s Office of Turkey
43 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PA
020 7839 7778
info@gototurkey.co.uk/ embassy.london@mfa.gov.tr

UKRAINE
Embassy of Ukraine
60 Holland Park, London W11 3SJ
020 7727 6312
emb_gb@mfa.gov.ua
Ms Inna Yehorova, 1st Secretary (Press Attaché, Cultural Affairs)

UZBEKISTAN
Department of Culture, Education, Tourism and Press, Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan
41 Holland Park, London, W11 3RP
020 72297679 (ext 5)
culture@uzembassy.uk
Mr. Shokhruz Samadov, Cultural, Humanitarian and Economic Cooperation Attaché
HE Mr. Alisher Shaykhov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan

VENEZUELA
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Cultural Section
1 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2HW
Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T 5DL
02073885788
http://www.facebook.com/bolivar.hall
culturaembajadalondres@​gmail.​com/ ambassador@venezlon.co.uk


EUNIC London (European Union National Institutes for Culture)
– A network of the cultural institutes and embassies from the member states of the European Union in London. A branch of EUNIC Global, the London network was established in 2007 and has at present 31 members who share knowledge and resources in order to promote greater cooperation and develop partnerships between European nations and UK organisations .
Finnish Institute, Unit 1, 3 York Way, London N1C 4AE
contact@eunic-london.org
Lucie Campos, Vice President

ACALASP (Latin American and Iberian Cultural Offices in London)
–  A non-profit organisation that promotes these cultures within the UK. They run cross-cultural initiatives, events and competitions to provide freelance artists across all disciplines with creative opportunities, which simultaneously help to raise the profile of their Ibero-American home nations.
Ana González, President
https://iberolatinamericanartsaward.wordpress.com