The Tea & Coffee Festival will take place in Bucharest between October 24th and October 30th, bringing a series of seven events in seven different coffee shops, tea-houses and clubs in the capital.
Country-themed nights are dedicated to countries with a tradition in tea and coffee culture. The festival will also host on October 29th and October 30th and exhibition for amateurs and professionals working in the industry. The exhibition is open from 10:00 to 20:00 at Hanul Gabroveni.
Other events included in the festival are concerts, theater performances, culinary demonstrations, exhibitions, film screenings, workshops and various tasting sessions.
Tickets for the theme nights can be purchased at www.bilete.ro. Entrance to the Hanul Gabroveni exhibition is free.
The Armenian Night opens the series and includes a guided tour of the Armenian neighborhood in Bucharest, where participants can discover the history of the Melik House and of the Armenian Church. The tour starts in front of the coffee store Delicatese Florescu, where they can also taste a traditional Armenian coffee.
The Brazilian Night takes place on October 25th in Expirat Club and will bring a party with authentic Brazilian music, dance, capoeira and traditional beverages. Besides a capoeira show with Alemar Romania and a Photo Corner, the public can enjoy a designer corner, where CHC handmade, Copper Flux and Crafted M will showcase accessories inspired by Brazilian culture.
The African Night, on October 26th, is set at Tucano Caffe El Salvador. Ikhaya Band will get the party started with their music, Inashan will make African braids, while AiSo Bijoux will hold a workshop where those interested can learn how to make their own tribal jewelry.
The Russian Night is celebrated on October 27th at Unteatru. Those interested can see the stage adaptation of the Moscova-Petuski, can get acquainted with Russian jewelry and traditional clothing, or braid their hair in Russian braids.
The Turkish Night, on October 28th, takes place at Clubul Taranului. The night will feature a concert by Balkan Taksim, a water painting workshop held by the Ynus Emre Cultural Center, a Desigers’ Corner and many more surprises.
The Mexican Night, held at Café Verona, will celebrate the Dia de los Muertos with the Habaegra group. Guests can try specific face painting workshops, Frida-style braids, and a menu of coffee and tequila.
The Indonesian Night is held on October 30th at La un Ceai tea house. Besides tasting Indonesian-style coffee and tea, the public can try a Bali jewelry workshop and attend a film screening.
The full program of the festival can be checked here.
Photo: Tea & Coffee Festival Facebook page