One of the most important jazz events in Romania’s capital, the ARCUB Live Open Air — Jazz, Blues & More, re-launches this year under a new name and a new concept: Bucharest Jazz Festival.

The event takes place between July 2 and July 6 at the George Enescu square and at Hanul Gabroveni.

Besides the jazz concerts to be organized in the George Enescu square, this year’s edition also premieres the special events module, which includes book and disc launches, the Jazz on Film series, meetings and debates, and a jazz poster exhibition. All these events will take place at Hanul Gabroveni in Bucharest.

Throughout the event, the George Enescu square will host the Jazz Made in Romania stand, which will be exclusively dedicated to local jazz labels and publishers.

The festival in Romania enters the international circuit starting this year, following its membership approval in the prestigious Europe Jazz Network.

The entrance to all the events organized during the festival if free. Find the entire program here.