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Ballet premiere: La fille mal gardée

Cultural Calendar December 14, 2014 15:58 0 comments

Comic ballet La fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) is the second premiere of the season at the Bucharest National Opera House. Local ballet aficionados will be treated to a turn by Johan Kobborg, artistic…more »

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Theater review: Still Life with Fatty Nephew

Events December 04, 2014 18:01 0 comments

Three elderly sisters live together in an apartment. They bicker, kvetch, gossip, sing old songs and repeat family stories ad infinitum. They also fuss over their nephew Pompiliu, whom the aunts have raised since the…more »

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Bucharest National Opera gets a facelift

Events December 03, 2014 10:13 0 comments

The Bucharest National Opera celebrated 60 years of operating in the same building at the beginning of this year, having undergone EUR 8.8 million of renovations (excluding VAT) since August 2013. According to Razvan Dinca, director…more »

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New La Traviata marks rebirth of Bucharest National Opera

Cultural Calendar December 02, 2014 12:04 0 comments BR Exclusive

Bucharest National Opera house has just emerged following an extensive facelift – and the renaissance of the iconic cultural institution is being marked by another debut: a new version of Verdi’s La Traviata. The premiere…more »


Theatre: The Yalta Game at Lipscani Theatre

Cultural Calendar December 01, 2014 20:30 0 comments

Romanian actors Adrian Paduraru and Ana Donosa will perform at Lipscani Theatre, staging "The Yalta Game”, a one-act play by Brian Friel, made after Chekhov’s “Lady with a dog”. The play premiered this autumn in…more »

Art in Bucharest

Art tour to discover Bucharest’s artists

Cultural Calendar November 19, 2014 11:30 0 comments

This unusual art tour is offering captures the essence of Romania in downtown Bucharest, affording participants an insight into artists’ works and studios, provided by the Art in Bucharest association. Read also: Art in the right place:…more »


Culture key figures to be honored with Constantin Brancoveanu Awards

Cultural Calendar November 14, 2014 18:18 0 comments

Because Constantin Brancoveanu was a great patron of culture, while under his reign, many Romanian, Greek, Slavonic, Arabic, Turkish, and Georgian texts were printed after a printing press was established in Bucharest – an institution…more »

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More feminist performance: Teraz Poliz and their Dress with a Hole

Cultural Calendar November 14, 2014 17:58 0 comments

Teraz Poliz (Lick it now) is one of the most successful feminine and feminist theatre groups in Poland, and their shows had subjects like exclusion and violence against women, children and youth. The performance talks…more »

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First electric illuminated city in Europe celebrates 130 years

Events November 12, 2014 13:12 0 comments

Timisoara was the first city in entire Europe which had benefited of electric illumination on the streets. The event happened 130 years ago, on November 12, when 731 lamps have been turned on for the…more »

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Sephardi Culture Days ongoing at the Cervantes Institute in Bucharest

Events November 05, 2014 13:23 0 comments

The Bucharest Klezmer Band will deliver a concert tonight, November 5th as part of the Sephardi Culture Days, organized by the Goldstein Goren Israeli Studies Center of the Political Sciences faculty at the University of…more »