If you’re in Bucharest this weekend, make sure you spend some time outdoors to enjoy the unusually warm weather, but also check out the coolest events taking place around the city.
White Night of Galleries – October 11 @ multiple locations
On Friday, the White Night of Galleries is celebrating its 13th edition in Bucharest and 13 other cities in Romania, with a nighttime contemporary art programme taking place in art galleries, museums, cultural institutes, alternative spaces, creative hubs and artists’ workshops. Bucharest will have 69 open locations during this night, giving you the opportunity to discover contemporary culture in all its diversity, from visual arts to performance art, music or film. See the full list of locations and the schedule here.
Animest 2019 – until October 13 @ multiple locations
The 14th edition of the International Animated Film Festival (Animest) invites you to watch a strong selection of new titles with brave approaches supporting a call for unity this year, through the simple tagline #UnitedSheep, which aims to underline the power of creation in society. The locations for this year’s Animest are: Cinemateca Eforie, Cinema Elvire Popesco, Cinema City Romania, AWE Adaptive Work Environment, MARe, Instituto Cervantes de Bucarest, Kube Musette and Control Club. See the full schedule here.
Dichisar Fair – Fall edition – October 12-13 @ Impact Hub Bucharest
As always, the largest handmade/design fair in Bucharest awaits you with all kinds of lovely products handcrafted by almost 100 talented Romanian artists, including clothes, jewellery, accessories, cosmetics and decorations. All accompanied by good music, coffee, food and wines, and surprise offers. Tickets cost RON 10. See more details here.
Bucharest Fringe 2019 – Independent Theatre Marathon – until October 20 @ Apropo Theatre
One of the biggest and most longstanding independent theatre festivals in Romania, Bucharest Fringe reaches its 9th edition in 2019, and will take place at the Apropo Theatre. This year’s keywords are “interdisciplinarity”, “literature”, and “innovation”. Besides the multitude of theatre plays, you’ll also be able to enjoy photography exhibitions, book launches and creative workshops. See the full schedule here.
Bucharest Jewish Film Festival 2019 – until October 17 @ multiple locations
Bucharest Jewish Film Festival 2019 has reached its 9th edition, and it will be hosted by the Peasant’s Museum Cinema, the Russian Culture and Science Centre, the George Enescu National Museum, the Great Synagogue, and the Cervantes Institute. See the full agenda of the festival here.