2014 Festivals and Events in Romania

March

March 14 - 16
Sibiu, Festival of Young Folk Music Performers
(Festivalul – Concurs al Tinerilor Interpreti de Muzica Populara )

March 21 - 24
Sibiu, World Ballet Competition
(Festivalul International de Balet)

March 26 - April 2
Bucharest, Bucharest International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film – Bucuresti)
www.B-iff.ro

March 27 - 30
Cluj, International Short Film Festival “ClujShorts”
(Festivalul International de Film Scurt)
www.ClujShorts.ro

March 28 – 29
Sighisoara, Sighisoara Jazz Festival (Festivalul de Jazz Sighisoara)
www.blues-festival.ro

April

April 3 - 7
Bucharest, International Film Festival “NexT”
(Festivalul International de Film “NexT”)

April 10 - 14
Alba Iulia, International Youth Theater Festival "Apollo"
(Festivalul International de Teatru al Tineretului)

April 11 – 13
Timisoara, International Wine Expo (Salonul International de Vinuri VinVest)
www.vinvest.ro

April 11 - 13
Cluj Napoca, Salsa Festival “Napocaliente”
(Festivalul de Salsa “Napocaliente”)

April 11 – 23
Sibiu, Sibiu Easter Market (Targul de Pasti – Sibiu)
www.targuldepasti.ro

April 27
Brasov, Lads of Brasov (Junii Brasovului)

April 30
Cluj Napoca, International Jazz Day (Ziua Internationala a Jazz-ului)

 

May

May 1 - 4
Mamaia, SunWaves – Electronic Dance Music Festival
(Festivalul de Muzica “SunWaves”)

May 7 - 11(dates to be confirmed)
Timisoara, International Short Film Festival “TimiShort”
(Festivalul International de Film Scurt – Timisoara)
www.TimiShort.ro

May 8 - 24
Bucharest, EuropaFest 2014 (Jazz, Blues, Pop and Classic meet in Bucharest !)
www.jmevents.ro

May 9 - 11
Brasov, Festival of European Regions
(Festivalul Regiunilor Europene)

May 10
Bucharest, King’s Marathon (Maratonul Regal)
www.corporeanima.ro

May 10 - 18
Iasi, International Chess Competition Open Iasi”
(Concursul International de Sah “Open Iasi”)

May 17
Bucharest and other cities in Romania, Museum Night (Noaptea Alba a Muzeelor)
www.noapteamuzeelor.ro

May 17 - 24
Bucharest, Bucharest Jazz Festival (Festivalul de Jazz Bucuresti)
www.JazzCompetition.ro

May 20
Salasu de Sus - Hunedoara county, Daffodil Festival (Festivalul Narciselor)

May 29 - 31
Tulcea, Danube Delta Rally (Raliul Dunarii)

May 30 - June 8
Cluj, Transylvania International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film Transilvania )
www.tiff.ro/en

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bucharest - Cismigiu Park (La Foisor), Concert in the Park - fanfare music.
(Stagiunea Muzicala Estivala - muzica de promenada)

May - exact dates TBA
Piatra Neamt, Village Life Festival (Zilele Satului Romanesc)

Romanian

June

June 1 - 30
Mamaia, International Clubbing Festival (Festivalul International al Cluburilor)

June 3 - 9
Bucharest, Gay Fest 2014

June 6 - 15
Sibiu, Sibiu International Theater Festival (Festivalul International de Teatru)
www.SibFest.ro

June 21 (3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Bucharest, Traditional Costumes Parade (Parada Costumelor Populare)
(Parade route: Romanian Athenaeum - Calea Victoriei - Military Club - Elisabeta Blvd. - Cismigiu Park)

June 21 - 23
Bucharest - Cismigiu Park, International Folklore Festival "Music and Traditions in the Park" (Festivalul International de Folclor - Muzici si Traditii in Cismigiu).

June 21 - 22
Mangalia, Mangalia Beer Festival (Festivalul Berii)

June 23
Cochirleanca - Buzau county, Wheat Harvest Folk Festival (Bob de grau)

June 24
Hoteni - Maramures, Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Dance in the Village"
(Jocul Satului)

June 25 - 30
Mangalia, International Folklore Festival
(Festivalul International de Folclor "Dobroge, Mandra Gradina")

June 27 - 30
Sighisoara, Sighisoara Film Festival (Festivalul de Film Sighisoara)

June 29 - 30
Luncavita - Tulcea county, Festival of the Linden Trees (Festivalul Teilor)

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bucharest - Cismigiu Park (La Foisor), Concert in the Park - fanfare music.
(Stagiunea Muzicala Estivala - muzica de promenada)

Romanian

July

July 4 - 6
Sighisoara, Craftsmen's Fair (Targul Mestesugarilor)

July 4 - 6
Cluj, Jazz in the Park (Festivalul Jazz in Parc)
www.jazzinthepark.ro/

July 5 - 7
Bucharest, B'EstFest Music Festival (Festivalul B'ESTFEST 2014)
bestfest.ro

July 6 - 7
Manzalesti - Buzau county, 'Slanic' Festival (Festivalul Slanicului)

July 7 - 13
Sinaia, International Guitar Festival
(Festivalul International de Chitara – Sinaia)

July 8 - 14
Mangalia, International Ballet Festival (Festivalul International de Balet)

July 10 - 13
Timisoara, Timisoara International Jazz Festival (Festivalul de Jazz TM 2014)

July 10 - 13 (to be confirmed)
Garana (Resita), Garana International Jazz Festival
(Festivalul de Jazz Garana)

www.garana-jazz.ro

July 11 - 12
Gura Raului Dam – Sibiu, Fusion – electronic music and light shows
(Festivalul de Sunet si Lumina “Fusion”)
www.FusionFestival.ro

July 13 - 14
Tuzla - Constanta, Tuzla Air Show (Aeromania)

July 14 - 20
Polovragi - Gorj county, (Nedeia de la Polovragi)

July 19 - 20
Avram Iancu - Alba county, Maidens' Fair (Targul de Fete de pe Muntele Gaina)

July 20 - 21
Ampoita - Alba county, Wheat Harvest Festival (Festivalul Secerisului)

July 21 - 22
Fundata - Brasov county, (Nedeia Muntilor)

July 24 - 27
Timisoara, International Folk Dance Contest
(Concursul International de Dansuri Populare – Timisoara)
www.EverybodyLovesEvents.org

July 25 - 27
Sighisoara, Sighisoara Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival
(Festivalul Sighisoara Medievala)

July 30 – August 3
Sibiu, Traditional Arts and Crafts Competition
(Olimpiada ”Mestesuguri Artistice Traditionale”)
www.MuzeulAstra.ro

Romanian

August

August 1 - 12
Sighisoara, Academia Festival (Festivalul Academia Sighisoara)

August 3
Timisoara, Timisoara Day (Ziua Timisoarei 2014)

August 3 - 5
Targu Ocna - Bacau county, Pancakes Festival (Festivalul Placintelor)

August 4 - 10
Sibiu, 'ARTmania' Music Festival (Festivalul ARTmania 2014)
artmaniafestival.ro/en

August 6
Durau - Neamt county, Mt. Ceahlau Festival, (Festivalul Muntelui Ceahlau)

August 7 - 12
Tulcea, International Folklore Festival 'Golden Fish'
(Festivalul International de Folclor 'Pestisorul de Aur')

August 10
Prislop Pass, Borsa - Maramures, Dance at Prislop (Hora la Prislop)

August 13 - 17
Sapanta - Maramures, Festival of Maramures Traditions
(Drumul Lung spre Cimitirul Vesel)

August 14 - 17
TransFagarasan road, Transfagarasan Motorsport Race
(Sibiu - Transfagarasan Motorsport Festival)

August 15 - 17
Sibiu, National Festival of Folk Traditions
(Festivalul National al Traditiilor Populare)
www.MuzeulAstra.ro

August 15 - 17
Sibiu, Folk Craftsmen’s Fair (Targul Creatorilor Populari din Romania)
www.MuzeulAstra.ro

August 15 - 18
Ciocanesti - Suceava county, National Trout Festival (Festivalul Pastravului)

August 16 - 18
Constanta, Tomis Antiquity Festival
www.FestivalulAnticTomis.ro

August 16 - 24
Sighisoara, ProEtnica - Sighisoara Intercultural Festival
(Festivalul Intercultural ProEtnica)

August 17 - 18
Dragus - Brasov county, (Buzduganul)

August 17 - 18
Sulina, National Festival of Ethnic Minorities
(Festivalul National al Minoritatilor Nationale "Serbarile Deltei")

August 23
Orastie, Dacian’s Marathon (Maratonul Dacilor)
www.corporeanima.ro

August 23 – 25
Izvoarele - Prahova county, Fruit Preserve and Jam Festival (Festivalul Dulcetii)

August 23 - 25
Rasinari - Sibiu county, Cheese and Plum Brandy Festival (Festivalul Branzei si Tuicii)

August
Piatra Neamt, Forest Fruit / Berries Festival (Festivalul Fructelor de Padure)

August 24
Moeciu - Brasov county, Geranium Flowers Festival (Sarbatoarea Muscatelor)

August 29 - 31
Sibiu, Transylvanian Citadels Festival
(Festivalul Cetati Transilvane)

August 30 - 31
Rasinari - Sibiu, Cheese and Brandy Festival
(Festivalul Branzeturilor si al Tuicii)

August 30 - 31
Izvoarele – Prahova county, Jam and Fruit Preserves Festival
(Festivalul Dulceturilor)

August 31 - September 1
Pietroasele - Buzau county, Muscat Wine Festival (Festivalul Tamaioaselor)

August, dates TBA
Mamaia - Constanta, National Festival of Traditional Romanian Music and Dance
(Festivalul National al Cantecului si Dansului Popular Romanesc)

August, dates TBA
Mangalia, International Music Festival
(Festivalul International de Muzica "Festivalul Tineretii")

August, dates TBA
Mangalia, Callatis Festival (Festivalul Callatis)

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bucharest - Cismigiu Park (La Foisor), Concert in the Park - fanfare music.
(Stagiunea Muzicala Estivala - muzica de promenada)

Romanian

September

September 4 - 7
Sibiu, International Craftsmen Fair (special guests from Gabrovo – Bulgaria)
(Targul International al Mestesugurilor Traditionale din Gabrovo)
www.MuzeulAstra.ro

September 5 – 6
Iasi, The Hat Parade (Festivalul Palariilor)

September 6 - 15
Brasov, Brasov OktoberFest 2014
www.oktoberfestromania.ro/

September 7 – 9
Vorona - Botosani county, Celebration of the Forest, (Sarbatorile Padurii)

September 8
Sighisoara, Festival of Brass-Bands (Festivalul Fanfarelor)

May 9 - 11
Oradea, International Festival of Short Theater Plays
(Festivalul de Teatru Scurt)

September 11 - 28
Sibiu, International Festival of Lyrical Art
(Festivalul International al Artei Lirice)

September, dates TBA
Tulcea, International Row Boat Festival
(Festivalul International al Barcilor cu Vasle "ROW-MANIA")

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bucharest - Cismigiu Park (La Foisor), Concert in the Park - fanfare music.
(Stagiunea Muzicala Estivala - muzica de promenada)

Romanian

October

October 3 - 12
Bucharest, International Animation Film Festival “Anim’Est”
(Festivalul International de Film de Animatie – Bucuresti)
www.AnimEst.ro

October 5
Bucharest, Bucharest Marathon(Maratonul Bucuresti 2014)

October 13 - 19
Sibiu, ASTRA International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film ASTRA)
www.AstraFilm.ro

October 25 - 27
Focsani - Vrancea county, International Vine and Wine Festival
(Festivalul International al Viei si Vinului - Bachus 2014)

October 31 – November 4
Sibiu, Sibiu Jazz Festival (Festivalul International de Jazz - Sibiu 2014)
www.sibiujazz.ro

October, dates TBA
Mamaia - Constanta, Dobrogea Harvest and Wine Festival
(Sarbatoarea Recoltei si a Vinului Dobrogean)

Romanian

December

December 1 - 2
Sighisoara, Annual Festival of Traditions (Festivalul national de folclor "Datini")

December 5
Pestisani - Gorj county, Jellied Meat Festival (Festivalul Raciturilor)

Decembrie 6 - 7
Sibiu, National Festival of Winter Traditions
(Festivalul National de Datini si Obiceiuri de Iarna)
www.MuzeulAstra.ro

December 24 - 25
Luncavita, (Sarbatoarea Mosoaielor)

December 24 - 25
Carlibaba - Suceava county, Festival of Traditional Christmas Carols and Treats, (Craciun, Colinde si Merinde din Satul Romanesc)

Romanian