With the week ending and the weather turning a little chillier, it’s time to get out of the house and take advantage of the abundance of spring events, from festivals to fairs to sport events to theatre plays.
The tenth edition of the NexT International Film Festival will be ongoing this weekend at the Elvire Popesco and the Romanian Peasant Museum cinemas, bringing together “the newest and most innovative short films from all corners of the world in the biggest shorts competition in Romania,” according to their Facebook page.
The V for vintage fair is taking place this Saturday and Sunday at the Casa Universitarilor, saying “go-go spring” with its 70s inspired edition.
For those wanting to take advantage of the outdoors, the Bucharest Bike Break is on this Saturday, April 9, around the Casa Poporului, starting in the roundabout near the Izvor Park.
Additionally, this Saturday and Sunday, the Festival of Diversity will take place at the National Theoretic High School, where both children and parents are welcome to participate in a variety of activities, from watching movies about children from different ethnicities and nationalities, or participating in drawing and painting workshops, or a number themed workshops.
Urban Walks (Plimbari Urbane) are organizing this Sunday, between 11am-1pm a walk on the La Belle Epoque route in Bucharest, with the meeting spot being Universitatii Square. During the walk, participants can find out about Bucharest’s boulevards and life at the beginning of the 20th century.
In terms of theatre, Cehov’s The Cherry Orchard is playing at Unteatru this Saturday from 3pm. Additionally, Claudiu Sfirschi-Laudat’s Obsessions, a one-woman show starring Cerasela Iosifescu, is playing at ARCUB starting at 7pm on Saturday.