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Bucharest International Film Festival - BIFF

Established in 2005 to celebrate art house cinema, this festival uncovers new talents and promotes young filmmakers already known both domestically and internationally.

Date: 01 March 2019 - 30 April 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Cinema Elvira Popescu, Cinema Muzeul Țăranului.


Three-day celebration of electronic music.

Date: 18 April 2019 - 21 April 2019
Venue: Various venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Craftsmen's Fair

Traditional crafts-making fair.

Date: 01 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Village Museum.


Since 1993, EUROPAfest has been organized every year in Bucharest and is the only European festival to combine four different genres of music in one event. The week-long international music festival includes the Bucharest International Jazz Competition as well as an enticing cocktail of blues and pop concerts, jazz competitions, workshops, master-classes, café festivals and jam sessions.

Three hundred musicians are brought together from over 40 countries representing a wide range of music styles. The aim of the festival is to create a unique event in Europe and an enriching experience for the audience. With 90% of the performers being non-national, the festival is not only an opportunity to indulge in musical excellence but also a way to meet new cultures.


Date: 10 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
Venue: Major concert halls, cafes.

Georges Enescu International Festival

Classical music concert.

Date: 31 August 2019 - 22 September 2019
Venue: Various venues.

National Theatre Festival

An event celebrating the best of theatre.

Date: 01 October 2019 - 30 October 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.

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