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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.

Rokolectiv

Three-day celebration of electronic music.

Date: 18 April 2019 - 21 April 2019
Venue: Various venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Website: http://www.rokolectiv.ro

Craftsmen's Fair

Traditional crafts-making fair.

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

EUROPAfest

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.
Website: http://www.EUROPAfest.ro

Georges Enescu International Festival

Classical music concert.

Date: 31 August 2019 - 22 September 2019
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.festivalenescu.ro/index.php?id=3

National Theatre Festival

An event celebrating the best of theatre.

Date: 01 October 2019 - 30 October 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://fnt.ro/2017/

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The Hostel Formenerg is located next to the Tineretului metro, bus and tram station and is a good value accommodation option also offering a restaurant, fitness area and free Wi-Fi. All 52 rooms are air-conditioned and feature a private bathroom including a hairdryer, a refrigerator and a TV. Typical Romanian food, plus international fare, are served in the à-la-carte restaurant.

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A stones throw from the Atheneum in the heart of Bucharest the 5-Star Radisson Blu Hotel offers guests an all mod con experience. This 487-room business hotel complete with indoor and outdoor pools international restaurants jogging track meeting rooms and Wi-Fi throughout is a great base from which to explore the city.

Hotel Opera

Centrally located hotel with a stylish atmosphere. The 33 rooms are rather small, but all en suite with air conditioning, hair dryer, satellite and cable TV, high-speed Internet access, mini-bar and coffee-making facilities. Good value for money.

Hotel Epoque

A deluxe boutique hotel a short walk from Cismigiu Park in central Bucharest, Hotel Epoque offers a variety of rooms and suites. The elegant exterior hides a modern interior design, and coupled with great service its design has led to the hotel being listed among the best in the country.

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A hangout for poets before World War II, the 30-room Capsa plays up its 150-year history, with sparkling chandeliers and baroque furnishings. Rooms are elegant, with dark-wood walls, antique armoires, tall ceilings and all mod cons. Downstairs, a pastry shop sells traditional homemade sweets.