Mill Lake hosts RiseUP, an event featuring music and hot air balloons

The RiseUp – Bucharest on the sky event will take place between September 30th and October 2nd at Ingerilor Island – Lacol Morey. Under the slogan “I want to see the world from above!” , the eco-friendly and pet-friendly festival will take its fans on a journey that will remind them of the core values ​​of a beautiful life. In order to respect the concept of the festival, the organizers have prepared two events in one for Bucharest residents, as follows:

“I want to see the world from above” – Balloon Festival brings lively moments on Saturday and Sunday Under the gentle autumn sun, but also the opportunity to experience the heights of hot air balloons, both by hoisting anchors on the island of Lacol Morey – schedule 10.00 – 16.00, as well as by free flights from Iepuresti (Giurgiu) – schedule 07.00 – 10.00.

At the same time, Rise Up – Bucharest on the Sky It brings music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, ambient laser projections and projections on held balloons, video projections on a water screen on the lake, dancing and light play, accompanied by famous artists. The program starts at 17.00 and ends at 23.00.

RiseUP Bucharest Concerts:

Artists who will take the stage for RiseUp – Bucharest on Sky 2022 They are Delia, Spike, Faidi, Soren Zlatt Jazz Trio and special guest, Maria Konstantin accompanied by Nikolai Voicoli. Moreover, the festival presents other unforgettable musical moments, with the participation of tenor Alain Stoica, soprano Marta Sando-Urim along with pianist Liana Marie, ballet dancers Raluca Jercia, Marina Gaspar and Sergio Dane.

Other RiseUP Bucharest Activities:

Bucharest residents can participate in outdoor sports lessons in partnership with World Class, but also in interactive workshops and workshops for minds who are constantly looking for information from more or less known fields. Book lovers will have an outdoor library and relaxation areas at their disposal. Those who want to express their feelings in a different way, the easel drawing with white boards for color travel ideas will be waiting, under the guidance of the painter.

Participants will watch the premiere of the Romanian film “Egregora – Lost Treasure” directed by Andre Chirac.

Rise Up – Bucharest on the Sky launches a campaign to support performance in education. The initiative to be implemented under the name “Celebration of Excellence” will bring to the public young Romanian people who have achieved exceptional results in education, competitions and Olympiads, and have received a “wonderful distinction” on the open stage during specially designed artistic moments.

Bucharest Ascent Program

Friday 30 September 2022 (16.00 – 23.00)

The day will be defined by jazz and evergreen tunes with a cocktail party theme and will end with a movie show. The island is anchored throughout, depending on weather conditions.

16.00 – 18.00 DJ Lucian slot
18.00 – 18.45 Jazz – Surin Zlatt Band
18.45 – 19.00 The moment of celebration of the excellence of the Romanian song performed by Maria Konstantin and Nystool Nikolai Voiculet
19.00 – 19.45 Jazz – Trio Soren Zlatt & Special Guest
20.00 – 21.00 Miki and Trio Puiu Pascu – Evergreen Ensemble – Participants are invited to dance on the ring
21.00 – 22.30 Screening of the movie Egregora The Lost Treasure

Saturday October 1, 2022 – (10.00 – 23.00)

A colorful day in a unique blend of opera, DJ and rap beats. Pick-up at an anchorage on the island between 12.00 – 23.00 depending on weather conditions.

10.00 – 10.50 World Class Sport – Yoga / Monica Todora
11.00 – 11.50 World Class Sport – Easy Function / Konstantin Niculescu 12.00 – 16.00 Lucien DJ Slot
14.00 – 14.30 A moment to celebrate the premium air show sign of Romanian Aeroclub
16.00 – 16.50 World Class Sports – Physical Combat / Cristina Konstantiniscu
17.00 – 17.50 Sport World Class – Zumba / Raluca Papalgia
18.00 – 18.30 – Tenor Alain Stoica Bucharest National Opera
18.30 – 18.45 – Bucharest National Opera Ballet Moment
19.00 – 21.00 – DJ Danny The Menace
21.00 – 21.15 – Celebrating the moment of excellence marked by the song Mogori performed by Spike and the Bucharest National Opera Choir
21.15 – 22.00 – SPIKE PARTY
22.00 – 23.00 – DJ party

Sunday October 2, 2022 (10.00 – 23.00)

It’s the day we recharge our batteries for a new week to the beats of pop music. Pick-up at an anchorage on the island between 12.00 and 23.00 depending on weather conditions.

10.00 – 10.50 World Class Sport – Yoga / Iwana Hodita
11.00 – 11.50 World Class Sport – Easy to Run / Konstantin Nikolsko
12.00 – 16.00 – DJ Lucian slot
14.00 – 14.30 – Celebrate your moment of excellence with a concert by the Children’s Choir at Bucharest National Opera
16.00 – 16.50 World Class Sports – Body Fighting / Elena Trinka
17.00 – 17.50 World Class Sports – Zumba / Christina Mostatia
18.00 – 20.00 – DJ AYA
20.30 – 21.00 – Concert Junianne P.
21.00 – 22.00 – Fady’s party
22.00 – 23.00 – Delia Party

Free flights program with hot air balloons

  • Saturday 01.01.2022 – 07.30 – Iepuresti / Giurgiu
  • Sunday 02.10.2022 – 07.30 – Iepuresti / Giurgiu
  • Mon 03.10.2022 – 07.30 – Iepuresti / Giurgiu


The stabilization balloon lift and free flights can only be done if weather conditions are met. Weather conditions for hot air balloon hoisting: temperature is less than 30 degrees, wind is less than 2 m/s with gusts of a maximum of 3 m/s. The pilot in command is the only one who decides to raise the balloon because he is the one who assesses the evolving weather. The data is recorded exclusively according to the Top Meteo website. In the event that balloons cannot be picked up on the day you purchased a delivery ticket or free flight, they can be rescheduled or refunded for the ticket.

Rise Up – Bucharest on the Sky tickets:

  • Ticket prices vary between 30 and 900 lei depending on the category and purchase period. For more ticket details, go to the InfoMusic calendar.

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