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Top festivals in Romania to check out in August

Cultural Calendar June 20, 2017 10:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

Longer days and the promise of warm temperatures can (only) mean one thing: it’s festival season. Head to one of these festivals and you’ll find critically acclaimed bands, world-famous artists and once in a lifetime…more »

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Top festivals in Romania to check out in July

Cultural Calendar June 19, 2017 10:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

Longer days and the promise of warm temperatures can (only) mean one thing: it’s festival season. Head to one of these festivals and you’ll find critically acclaimed bands, world-famous artists and once in a lifetime…more »

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FITS2017: The one and only, Mikhael Baryshnikov

Cultural Calendar June 17, 2017 15:39 0 comments BR Exclusive

Undoubtably, Mikhael Baryshnikov is the talk of the town here at Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS). Since he arrived here, at the beginning of this week, everyone talks about him. And everyone enjoys his presence…more »

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FITS2017: Meet and greet l’homme cirque, David Dimitri

Cultural Calendar June 16, 2017 19:02 0 comments BR Exclusive

One of the greatest circus artists in the world, David Dimitri, has already started his performances at Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS). The organisers say this is a practice which FITS is intending to carry…more »

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Analysis: How is the private sector boosting Romania’s cultural scene

Finance June 16, 2017 13:21 0 comments BR Exclusive

It’s a fact that culture is still underfinanced in Romania, although official data shows that the Ministry of Culture’s budget has increased by 51 percent since 2016, meaning RON 766 million. It’s also a fact…more »

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FITS 2017: Kibbutz Dance Company dazzles Sibiu

Cultural Calendar June 15, 2017 14:17 0 comments BR Exclusive

You say contemporary dance and everybody thinks of Israeli dance companies. Next thing, Kibbutz Dance Company is on their minds, if not, in top 3. When I'm asked who are they by the people who…more »

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FITS 2017: Australian Circa Ensemble has caught audience’s breath

Cultural Calendar June 15, 2017 01:56 0 comments BR Exclusive

The Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS) has also a section of contemporary circus, where companies all over the world mesmerize the audience with outstanding performances. This year, I've met Australian Circa Ensemble, which came to…more »

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FITS 2017: Vertigo Dance Company mesmerized the audience

Cultural Calendar June 14, 2017 01:28 0 comments BR Exclusive

During this 24th edition of the International Theatre Festival Sibiu(FITS), the public is also delighted with an incredible selection of ballet and dance companies from all over the world, such as Vertigo Dance Company, Batsheva…more »

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Welcome to Sibiu International Theatre Festival

Events June 12, 2017 15:23 0 comments

Sibiu International Theatre Festival, known also as FITS,  just announced that over 70,000 persons have attended daily in the first three days of the festival. I arrived last night and the city centre was overcrowded…more »

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The film icon Alain Delon expects fans in Cluj’s Unirii Square tonight

Cinema June 09, 2017 13:56 0 comments

The enigmatic rebel of French cinema and one of the world’s most beloved actors, the legendary Alain Delon comes to Romania for the first time as a special guest of the 16th edition of the …more »

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Literally tasty movies at TIFF

Cinema June 08, 2017 11:42 0 comments BR Exclusive

Starting last year, TIFF has launched a new section of the festival, FOOD FILMS. For those passionate about food and the culinary art, these documentaries wisely selected are pure joy. For this edition, I talked…more »

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TIFFing the Romanian style

Cinema June 07, 2017 13:52 0 comments

It's that time of TIFF when the Romanian Days are happening. The most recent Romanian films will be screened in the 16th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (June 2-11) in Cluj. This year’s…more »

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On body and soul, first sold out movie at TIFF 2017

Cinema June 06, 2017 15:50 0 comments BR Exclusive

Have you ever wondered how an international awarded movie arrives also on the nationwide silver screens? We did. Business Review has a constant presence at the most important film festivals which are happening in Romania…more »

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Day 5 at TIFF. Highlights for today

Cinema June 06, 2017 12:34 0 comments

The festival reached its middle, so the organisers propose us the following schedule, if you don't have your own yet. Free your evening, get some warm clothes, and come to Vlaha to watch Cabbage, Potatoes…more »

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Love bites at TIFF with director Radu Mihaileanu

Cinema June 05, 2017 14:33 0 comments

One of the most expected movies from this 16th edition of TIFF is The History of Love (Povestea iubirii), directed by Radu Mihăileanu. The movie is the director’s first English-language feature, which will have its…more »

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TIFFing today? Meet and greet Armand Assante

Cinema June 05, 2017 11:31 0 comments

The well-known actor Armand Assante returns to Romania, this time to present The Wanderers, at exactly ten years since one of the most appreciated Romanian movies has been released, California Dreamin. Also, the public can…more »

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TIFF sets a new record: over 3,000 attendees at the opening

Cinema June 03, 2017 11:21 0 comments

At the grand opening of the 16th edition of TIFF, Cluj Napoca’s Unirii Square hosted over 3,200 attendees for King of the Belgians, with the biggest screen of the entire festival’s history, a giant of…more »

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TIFF weekend: invitation to Banffy castle

Cinema June 02, 2017 16:00 0 comments

The already traditional weekend at the Castle program from TIFF returns to Bonțida village - Banffy castle with creative workshops, daytime games and shows for children, and special events for grown-ups in the evening. On…more »

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TIFF 2017 starts today

Cinema June 02, 2017 08:00 0 comments

It’s happening: the 16th edition of Transylvania International Film Festival kicks off today, with the outdoor screening of King of the Belgians in Unirii Square, Cluj-Napoca, starting at 8:45pm. The film’s picturesque characters will come…more »

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Top festivals in Romania to check out in June

Cultural Calendar May 31, 2017 16:46 0 comments

Longer days and the promise of warm temperatures can (only) mean one thing: it’s festival season. Head to one of these festivals and you’ll find critically acclaimed bands, world-famous artists and once in a lifetime…more »