The cultural agenda for the weekend is full in the capital. “Bucharest Jazz Festival”, exhibition “From Ţepeş to Brâncuşi”, “Open Streets” project, as well as the concert “Stories from Bucharest of the past” are among the events prepared by ARCUB, on the occasion of Bucharest Days. This action marks the 563th anniversary of the capital’s existence. Bucharest Days kicks off on Friday, September 16th, with the opening of the 9th Bucharest Jazz Festival at the Vondoloi Plastic Complex. “The capital’s only outdoor jazz festival,” Bucharest’s jazz festival is back on the city’s cultural agenda after a two-year hiatus with a version entirely dedicated to Romanian jazz, according to ARCUB. Artists who will be presenting the show include: Soren Zlatt, Ion Paseo Jr., Sorin Romanescu, Alex Mann, Trigon, ZMEI3, Ramona Horvath and Tony Lakatos, Papa Hiromadka, Paul Weiner and Nicholas Simeon, Luisa Zahn feat. Big Band Radio, conductor Ionel Tudor, Eva Maria Gârlea & Robert Cozma, 7th SENSE, Three Fo(u)r Two. The exhibition “From Vlad Tepes to Brâncui – Five Centuries of History and Culture in the Roman Space” opened on Friday in Arkop – Hanol Gabrovini. The exhibition can be visited between September 16 and October 22 between 12:00 and 20:00. According to ARCUB: “One of the most ambitious and courageous special exhibition projects in our country, the event at ARCUB illustrates the history, culture, and ‘Romanesques’ of the past five centuries through an extensive collection of more than 350 maps, ancient and historical document books and rare photographs, many of which are on public display. For the first time.Exhibits are part of the collections of Emilian Radu, one of Romania’s most famous and passionate collectors of art and historical objects.Live and transform Kalia Victoriei into an island of temporary relaxation “with urban walks and a series of outdoor leisure activities and art events. This year’s edition of ‘Dâmboviţa Delivery’, organized by Nod Makerspace, the Cărtureşti Foundation and Ivan Patzaichin – Mila 23 Association, makes use of Dâmboviţa as a green artery in Bucharest, which is transformed into a “vibrant public space where people can enjoy water, animals, plants and community”. For three days, on a section of the Timpuri Noi – Mihai Bravu River, “Dâmboviţa Delivery” restores water with water sports and refreshes the street with more than 30 performances, workshops, cultural and sports activities. The concert “A Story from Bucharest de Auden” ioàra “scheduled for Sunday, at the Odeon Theatre, will evoke the atmosphere of Little Paris:” From tango, foxtrots and swings heard mainly in vaudeville and revival theaters in old Bucharest, to classical and café music – Concert, the show proposes breaking into the wonderful life of the stories of a world almost lost and buried under layers of oblivion and which music reconstructs in an unparalleled way. The concert features Romanian light music performed by Miruna Ionescu and Valentin Albeșteanu, accompanied by Taraful de Oraş and Tenor Alin Stoica as guest. The project is organized by the ProCultArt Association together with the Odeon Theatre.
Opening doors at the archaeological site of the Manya Protaru Church, where the public can visit the medieval cemetery under the place of worship, free guides, an urban exploration workshop and the opening of a photography exhibition are only part of the city museum display, during Bucharest Days. Events organized by the MMB begin on Friday, with free guided tours of the Foundation’s museums, which will take place according to the following schedule: Friday, between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Ligia and the Pompiliu Macovei Art Collection; Friday and Saturday, between 12:00 and 17:00, Filipescu-Cesianu House; Friday and Saturday, between 14:00 and 17:00, George Severiano Museum; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11.00 – 16.30, Victor Pape Museum; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, between 12:00 and 16:00, Nikolai Minovichi Museum. All of these guides will be made by appointment only. Bucharest’s days at the Municipal Museum also include conferences: “Bucharest, the city of premieres”, by museologist Andrea Manesino, scheduled for Saturday, from six in the evening, in the garden of the house of Felisco Cisiano; “Urban Fashion, Mirror of Bucharest Society in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”, presented by Dr. Maria Camelia In – Head of the Office of Modern and Contemporary History, MMB, which will take place on September 20, from 6:00 pm. , in the Suţu Palace. At the Suţu Palace, the exhibition “Trecut-au anii anii 2022” displayed on the museum fence will open on Friday, from 6:00 pm, and on Saturday, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, a guided tour is scheduled to Home to the exhibition “Bildman’s Donation: Hortensia Macishivice-Miso – Engraving of Passion”, from the Solo Palace, made by Angelica Iakop, Head of Art and Curator of the Gallery, along with Anna Arsenka, museographer. Under the theme “The Open City”, Mona Silvia Timofti, a cultural teacher, will hold on Saturday, between 11:00 and 14:00, at the Frederic Stork Museum and Cecilia Cucescu, an interactive urban exploration workshop dedicated to teenagers. Also, the medieval cemetery under the Manea Brutaru Church (located on General Constantin Budişteanu Street) will open to the public, enthusiastic about history and archeology on September 20, between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. On the same day, from 6:00 pm, at Filipescu-Cesianu House, Lapidarium Hall, a free visit to the exhibition “Near the Saints. Frescoes of Văcăreşti 40 Years Later” is scheduled, with visitors then invited to watch a documentary theatrical performance entitled “Perfect Crime (Angels of Văcăreşti)” with the support of Tiatrol Maska.