The Bucharest Days mark this year 556 years since the first documented founding of the city with a series of events that cover indie rock to folk music, interactive art installations, classical music concerts and an awards gala.

Between September 10th and September 20th, the George Enescu square will host a series of classical music events with free access. Some of the orchestras that will perform here are the National Radio Orchestra, the Bucharest Symphonic Orchestra, the Oltenia Symphonic and Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bucharest Festival Orchestra and the Royal Chamber Orchestra.

Alternative music festival Sound & Vision will take place between September 18th and September 20th at the Baneasa train stations. The line-up is exclusively local and includes names such as ROA, Cred ca sunt extraterestru, Silent Strike, Fratii Grime, Jurjak, Mono Jacks, Toulouse Lautrec, Sophisticated Lemons, We Singing Colors and The Noise.

The city’s poetic map will be drawn at the Bucharest 2021 Poetic Map event, set to take place on September 19th at Hanul Gabroveni. The project involves 35 contemporary Romanian poets who will work together on a common 800-line urban poem which will be presented to the audience during a public event.

Bucharest’s Old Town will host between September 19th and September 20th the White Night of Bucharest, a playground for various interactive installations and audio-visual instruments.

Dance lessons will be available at the Bucharest Dances event, taking place from September 19th to September 21st at the National Military House in downtown Bucharest. Various styles will be taught such as salsa, kizomba, bachata and Argentinian tango.

The project will end with an awards gala, where Bucharest inhabitants will vote the personalities and projects from a range of sectors, that have helped improved community life in the capital.

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