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Bucharest Weekend Vibes : 19 - 21 April

Spring is here and everyone is looking forward to spending more time outside. Events are popping up everywhere so here you'll find a short heads up on cool things to do each weekend apart from an awesome Bucharest Vibes tour, of course ;)

This is a highly curated list of expat / tourist friendly events. You'll find in the 1st section events that last all through the weekend. In the second part you'll find events for each day.

Main events happening all through the weekend:

The 5th edition of Spotlight festival

Bucharest International Light Festival will take place between the 18th and the 21st of April, on Calea Victoriei.

This edition of the festival will mark two major events of the year: the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the opening of the Romania-France Season in Bucharest, events which will be reflected in the theme of this edition, entitled: EuropeLights.

In the opening, on Thursday, the 18th of April, at 9 p.m., famous French artist Bob Sinclair will hold a concert in George Enescu Square, preceded by a warm-up with DJ ANDI, at 8.30 p.m.

Thursday to Sunday, from 20.00 to 23.55, the city will be lit up by creative installations.

Free entrance.

Check out the map here:

Palm Sunday Weekend Fair

First craftsmen fair for this season, organized by the Peasent's Museum, takes place this weekend Friday to Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00.

Here you will have the opportunity to bargain a lot of beautiful things, crafted with wit and loaded with meaning. Painted eggs, icons, wooden objects, ceramics, fabrics, toys, musical instruments, ornaments, painted furniture, and many more can pe purchased at the Fair.

Don't wory about food, homemade / artisanal specialities will be avialable: cakes and pies, all sorts of sweets from Teleorman, Harghita gingerbread, honey, pollen and propolis, herbs, brandy and honey.

Tickets: 4 Lei for adults, 2 Lei for students / seniors

Rokolectiv Festival kicks off between 18th and 21st of April in Apollo111 and Control Club in Bucharest. The festival returns with its 14th edition and a new selection of artists that push forward genres and artistic formats in electronic music and related arts.

18 April 2019, 20:00

Apollo 111 — Free admision

20:30 Lyra Pramuk (US/DE), Lutto Lento (PL), Volition Immanent (NL)

19 April 2019, 23:00


23:00 Chlorys plays Alien Flora (RO), Jasss (ES), Randomer (UK), Nene H. (TR/DE), Simina Oprescu (RO)

20 April 2019, 23:00


23:00 — Dar Adal (RO), Catnapp (AR/DE), M¥SS KETA (IT),

Deena Abdelwahed (TN), Violet (PT), Marius Georgescu (RO)

Festival pass for 2 DAYS — 55 LEI


Find more details up on their official website:

Independent events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

Friday, 19.04.2019

19.00 - 23.00 Alira Winetasting at Brasserie 41 (click to see the address)

Reservation in advance is highly appreciated, RSVP: +40 753 222 111

23.00 - 5.00 Spring Break Party at Lido's Braserie (click to see the address)

Tickets cost 35 Lei and you can buy them here.

Saturday, 20.04.2019

20.00 - 23.00 The Details - concert at Londohome (click to see the address)

Entrance fee: 10 Lei to support the band with their future tour in Liverpool

22.00 - 05.00 Nuit Sociale la Vie en Rose at Aria TNB (click to see the address)

Tickets cost 60 Ron at the entrance

Sunday, 21.04.2019

11.30 Jazz & Lunch in the Flowershop at Floraria Iris (click to see the address)

Food and concert included, tickets cost 250 Lei, available here

18.00 - Mogosoaia Classic Fest at Mogosoaia Palace (click to see the address)

Description: Paschal harmonies, religious poetry, musical arrangements made at: nai, ney, kawala egyptian, caval, duduk, bamboo flute

Access is based on an invitation, which can be obtained by writing to:

Enjoy the great times ahead of you this weekend!

Until next week,



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