What to do in Bucharest this weekend?

Georgiana Bendre | 02/03/2017 | 16:00

Spring is here, in the calendar and in the air! There are special events for the beginning of March! Here are some of them!

The Bucharest Mayor Office with the help of creart- the Center of Creation, Art and Tradition, organize between February 24 and March 8 period „Bucharest, capital of love”, the event that celebrates love, Romanian traditions and spring. The event is at the first edition and focuses on three special events for Romanians: Dragobete- February 24, Martisor- March 1 and International Woman’s Day- March 8. The event has free entrance, gathering music lovers and the ones who want to acquire gifts for the dear ones from 10 AM to 10 PM.

On Friday, from 11 PM, Horia Brenciu and his Orchestra will hold a concert at Beraria H. After the sold-out concert from February, Horia Brenciu and his Orchestra will come back on the stage.

Theatre lovers can go to the play „Childhood of Beethoven” at Odeon Theatre on Friday, from 6 PM. The distribution is composed of Filip Ristovski, Monica Ciuta, Alexandra Badea, Irina Sârbu, Valeria Cristia and Monica Bustean. The director is Monica Ciuta and the sceneograph is Sanziana Tarta.

The fans of Delia can see her in the concert „PsiheDelia” at Sala Palatului on Saturday and Sunday from 8 PM.

The Martisor Fair continues also in Bucharest Mall and Plaza Romania with a selection of traditional and modern gifts.

Board games lovers can choose Funshop-Board games and Fun at Journey Pub that will take place on Friday, starting 8 PM. The event is dedicated for single persons who want to have fun while playing board games and meeting new persons. More details at  http://bit.ly/2kRLicH .

Jazz, swing and tango fans can choose “PARIS, MON AMOUR!”- Live Concert Chansonets, Tango &Swing Jazz” event at Artea Tea house on Sunday from 7 PM. Diana Tudor will sing with her voice and Alexandru Burca will play the piano. Diana held concerts in Bucharest and in foreign countries and Alexandru is pianist at the Comic Opera and Musical „Ion Dacian” from Bucharest. The entrance requires reservation.

National Opera of Bucharest also has important shows. Composed by Dan Dediu and conducted by Tiberiu Soare, A lost letter of one of the best Romanian comedies returns to the Bucharest National Opera stage. Despite having been written more than a hundred years ago the play’s timeless themes of love and politics remain relevant. The spirited conductor, Soare, has drawn an insightful, colorful interpretation of this demanding score from the Bucharest National Orchestra. Tickets cost from RON 12 to RON 80. The performance takes place on March 5.

Ana, mon amour is Calin Peter Netzer’s latest and most eagerly awaited movie, starring Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti and Carmen Tanase, among others and runs on the silver screens starting this weekend. It tells the story of Toma and Ana, who meet as students at Literature College and quickly fall in love. However, Ana’s mental illness imperils their relationship. The movie was recently presented at the Berlinale, where Dana Bunescu, the Romanian movie Ana, mon amour’s editor, won the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution in the categories camera, editing, music score, costume or set design.

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