What are you planning to do this weekend? If you haven’t decided, do take a look at our recommendations.
Art Safari 2019 – September 27 – October 6 @ Oscar Maugsch Palace | BCR
The sixth edition of Art Safari will bring us heritage art, contemporary art, installations, performances, kids’ workshops and guided tours. This year’s event is conceived as a temporary museum on 10,000 sqm, which will host the largest Nicolae Tonitza exhibition of the past 50 years, sculpture from the 1800s to 2019, a supercontemporary art exhibition as well as many other new elements.
On September 27 and October 4, you’ll be able to enjoy a Night Tour of Art Safari, with live music, prosecco, and guided tours.
Wine & Street Food Festival 2019 – September 27-29 @ Parliament Palace
The festival has both an outdoor (street food area) and indoor (wine area) components, with all kinds of treats including free wine tastings, the most beloved foodtrucks, some of which will launch new dishes, chill-out music in the Parliament Palace garden, a kids’ playground, and more. Tickets cost RON 15 for the food area and RON 20 for the wine area. Get all the details here.
Israeli Film Festival 2019 – until September 28 @ Cinema Elvire Popesco
The Israeli Film Festival has returned to Bucharest with five new films. Friday’s screenings are Ha’edut directed by Amichai Greenberg (4 pm) and Scaffolding, by Matan Yair (8:30 pm), while on Saturday you’ll have the chance to watch Synonymes, directed by Nadav Lapid (8:30 pm). The weekend at Elvira Popesco will also offer other interesting films to watch, including the premiere of Romanian production Monsters by Marius Olteanu, La Gomera by Ciprian Porumboiu, Downton Abbey or Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
eXplore Festival #14 – until October 31 @ multiple locations
Bucharest International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival – ͏e͏Xp͏l͏o͏r͏e ͏Fe͏s͏t͏i͏v͏a͏l #14 – is one of the most important events in Romania and Eastern Europe dedicated to contemporary dance and performance, inviting us to reflect and engage in dialogue through artistic performance. Internationally-renowned coreographers are in Bucharest both as protagonists as well as mentors for young artists. The festival is also a space of expression for transdisciplinary creators, encouraging creative experiments with visual and musical art. The festival is taking place in the following locations:
Bucharest Science Festival – until September 29 @ multiple locations
The festival aims to contribute to expanding scientific culture in society and encourage STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for young people. With more than 100 events at various locations across Bucharest, the event will illustrate the impact and the importance of sciences in our lives, with opportunities to explore a wide range of scientific topics, from nuclear power to robotics and from space exploration to medicine. Get all the details here.