November finally starts to feel like late autumn and most events take place inside.
Make sure to check both sections of the article and discover the best events to attend over the following days: the first section is highlighting festivals and ongoing events happening throughout the weekend and the second one is showing independent events for each day.
Pick and choose your favorite combination and most importantly: enjoy the weekend!
Main events happening all through the weekend:
Temporary Museum of Advertising and Romanian Brands
Visit the first temporary museum of advertising and Romanian brands, organized together with collectors and enthusiasts. The main exhibition at Arcub Gabroveni can be visited from until Sunday from 14.00 to 20.00 - free admission
What local brands of consumer goods did Romanians buy 150 years ago? How did ads and products evolve? The museum is an illustrated incursion in the less ordinary intimate history of Romanian society, through advertisements, which talk about the emblematic national brands - fragments full of spices from the collective mind of the times.
Brumar is the folk name for the month of November, so you're welcomed to enjoy a folk fair with November products at the National Peasent's Museum this weekend!
The fair will be open 10.00 to 18.00 and will gather dozens of producers, craftsmen, artisans and collectors which bring with them good traditional items. It's a culinary and ethnographic journey through all areas of the country. Live concerts on Saturday - 10.00 am and Sunday - 17.00 pm
If you're up for something less Romanian, Asia Fest is here for your exotic choice. Find it at C3 hall within Romexpo, Friday to Sunday from 10.00 - 21.00
Get ready for 3 days of shows with specific music and dances, traditional Asian cuisine, workshops, exhibitions and many surprises for the whole family. Experience the sensorial colors of Asia, from the delicious tastes of of the dishes, to the colors of the spices, the print of the outfits and don't forget to listen and dance to traditional songs.
Tickets cost 10 lei and can be purchased at the entrance. Children up to 7 years old have free access
Independent events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
FRIDAY - 22 November
19.00 - 01.00 Superpower by Portobello at Biutiful Downtown (address)
You are invited to the 18th edition of Portobello Stradale- KINDNESS IS OUR SUPERPOWER, in front of Biutiful Downtown and Carnivale Food Market! Please have in mind that the access to Portobello Stradale event will be by bracelet only. In order to get one, subscribe here.
19.00 - 02.00 Inedithe Fashion Show at Press House Balroom (address)
Join an event that celebrates Romanian designers and supports talent regardless of notoriety. Young designers and well-known names in the industry present their latest in fashion, and invite you to a stay for the cocktail party at the marble hall.
SATURDAY - 23 November
18.30 - 22.00 Corporatrista at soto (address)
Come see the exhibition of local artist Irina Iliescu. Her project, Corporatrista, is a series of illustrations in the form of memes inspired by everyday life at work. The characters have as a visual reference stock photos with apparently happy employees, already become cliché, being overused when talking about corporate office life, in media or advertising.
22.00 - 05.00 3 years of Apollo at Apollo 111 (address)
Celebrate 3 years of Apollo111, or 1000 days of shows, screenings, private events, conferences, concerts, parties, table dancing and new friends. Entrace fee 20 lei.
SUNDAY - 24 November
17.00 - 01.00 Dogma kick-off in Romania at Beer o'Clock (address)
Introduction into the craftbeer serbian universe, Dogma Brewery style. Tap style, can style , bottle style, total madness. The beer event is ongoing until Monday, 25th of November.
21.00 - 23.30 Whispering Sons and Faunlet live at Control Club (address)
Whispering Sons is a Belgian post-punk band that won Humo's Rock Rally in 2016, one of Belgium's most prestigious national contests. Faunlet is a dark emotional band that combines different genres to create a unique sonic and visual landscape. Tickets cost 30 lei, get them here.
As usual, don't forget the number one suggestion is to go on a cultural tour / fun experience powered by Bucharest Vibes, find all of them here.
Enjoy the great times ahead of you this weekend!
Until next week,