This is a list of festivals in Romania.

Music

Jazz, Rock, Electronic

Name Location Style Description Website
Câmpina Jazz-Rock Câmpina, Prahova Jazz / Rock
Gărâna Jazz Festival Gărâna, Caraș-Severin Jazz
Hangariada Iași Music, Arts and Flight Festival official site
Sibiu Jazz Festival Sibiu Jazz Most Famous Jazz Festival in Romania official site
Afterhills Music & Arts Festival Iași Electronic Biggest festival in North-East of Romania. Electronic, EDM, Rock, Trance, Techno, Raggae, Pop etc. official site
Jazz Day Cluj-Napoca Jazz official site
Jazz & More Festival Sibiu Jazz creative improvised music, free jazz, contemporary music, free music official site
Jazzy Spring Festival Bucharest Bucharest Jazz
Jazz In The Park Cluj-Napoca Jazz contemporary jazz music, open-air, free access official site
Iubim 2 Roti Festival Bucharest Rock official site
Artmania Festival Sibiu Rock Transylvanian and Arts Festival – mainly Rock Music official site
North Days (Zilele Nordului) Botoșani Rock official site
Rocanotherworld Iași Rock Rocanotherworld is a music, art & gastronomy festival, born in 2016. All the money are redirected to charity. official site
Rock’N’Iasi Iași Rock official site
Fantastic Summer Festival Bucharest Electronic Edm festival in Bucharest official site
Fusion Festival Sibiu Electronic Electronic Dance Music event featuring large scale visual effects and special performance show in a natural environment placed at the base of a huge Romanian water dam Gura Râului, Sibiu.
Motion Festival Odorheiu Secuiesc Electronic techno, house, deep house official site
Murmur Festival Făgăraș Citadel Electronic Electronic Music Festival in one of the most amazing citadels in Europe – Făgăraș Citadel official site
NOISE Festival Brașov Electronic An exciting and fresh electronic music festival with shows from internationally acclaimed EDM, techno and drum and bass DJs. The festival takes place in the beautiful medieval city of Brasov in the heart of Romania. official site
Summer Well Buftea Alternative The most important alternative music festival in Romania. official site
Untold Festival Cluj-Napoca Electronic Best Major European Festival in 2015 official site
Rock pe 2 Roti Open Air Festival Lugoj Rock Best Rock festival from West of Romania http://rockpe2roti.ro/
Bucovina Rock Castle Suceava Rock The festival seeks to promote the underground rock movements from all around the world. So far, there have been bands playing from over 15 countries spread around three continents. official site

World Music

  • Outernational Days – a fresh and ambitious world music festival right in the heart of Bucharest. (Official website)
  • BalKaniK Festival (world music), Uranus Garden- Bucharest, (Official website)

Classical

  • Bucharest Early Music Festival – dedicated to the European early music: from Medieval to Renaissance, Baroque and Byzantine (Official page)
  • George Enescu Festival – Classical Music. (Official website)
  • Transilvania International Guitar Festival – Classical Guitar Music at Cluj-Napoca. (Official website)
  • Harmonia Cordis International Guitar Festival – Classical/Jazz/Flamenco Guitar Music at Târgu Mureș. (Official website)
  • Novum Generatio International Guitar Days – Classical Guitar Music at Cluj-Napoca. (Official website)
  • Terra Siculorum International Classical Guitar Festival & Competition – Classical Guitar Music and Competition at Odorheiu Secuiesc. (discontinued from 2015) (Official page)
  • Toamna Muzicală Clujeană
  • Classix Festival (Official page)

Others

  • Electric Castle – Romania’s most amazing festival, set in the historic domain of the Banffy Castle, the “Versailles of Transylvania”, Bonțida, Cluj County (Official website)
  • Gigahertz Music Festival (Open air festival) Annually between the dates 30 April – 3 May, at Șuncuiuș
  • Transylvania Calling – Gathering of the Tribes (Transformational Open Air Festival) Sibiu/Brașov. (Official page)
  • EUROPAfest – International festival of jazz, blues, pop and classical music (Official website)
  • (RIP 2003-2013) Peninsula / Félsziget Festival – rock, metal, pop, electro etc. at Târgu Mureș; One of Romania’s biggest music festivals.
  • Festivalul Plai – Timișoara
  • Delta Music Fest – Sfantu Gheorghe – Delta Dunarii (Official website)
  • IAȘI Guitar Festival – Iași (official site)
  • Green Island
  • MusicForKids – Iași (official site)
  • Plopstock – Satu Mare (official site)
  • International light music festival “George Grigoriu” – Brăila (official site)
  • Sunwaves Festival – Mamaia (official site) (5 Best Music Festivals in Romania)
  • Neversea Festival – Neversea(official site) (Neversea – Untold at the sea side)
  • Rockstadt Extreme Fest – Râșnov (official site)

Photography

  • Bucharest Photofest – the most important international photography festival of the Capital of Romania (Official website)
  • In/Out Transylvania Photography Festival – international documentary photography festival
  • Photo Romania Festival – Cluj-Napoca (official site)

Theatre

  • Festivalul Internațional de Teatru Clasic – Arad
  • Shakespeare International Theatre Festival of Craiova – National Theatre of Craiova
  • Avram Goldfaden Festival – Iași
  • FITS – International Theater Festival, Sibiu (official site)
  • International Theatre Festival for Children and Youth (FITCT) – Luceafărul Theatre, Iași (official site)
  • EuroArt Iași – Iași (official site)
  • PERFORM – Iași (official site)
  • ContemporanIS – Iași (official site)
  • Iași Fringe Festival – Iași

Cinema

  • Open Air Cinema- Metropolis Caravan, www.caravana.metropolisfilm.ro
  • Kinodiseea Children’s Film Festival, Bucharest, www.kinodiseea.ro
  • Brașov International Film Festival & Market, Brașov (official site )
  • Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca (official site)
  • Comedy Cluj, International Comedy Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca (official site)
  • Anonimul – International Independent Film Festival, Sfântu Gheorghe, Tulcea (official site)
  • One World Romania – International documentary film festival about human rights, Bucharest (official site)
  • DaKINO – Bucharest International Film Festival (official site)
  • IPIFF – The Independent Producers International Film Festival, Constanța (official site)
  • Astra Film Festival – International Documentary and Visual Anthropology Film Festival, Sibiu (official site)
  • FILM.DOK – Documentary Film Festival, Miercurea Ciuc (official site)
  • Anim’est – International Animation Film Festival, Bucharest (official site)
  • Gay Film Nights, Cluj-Napoca
  • Where is the love? – International Short Film Festival, Bucharest (official site)
  • ALTER-NATIVE – International Short Film Festival, Târgu Mureș (official site)
  • NexT Film Festival – International Short Film Festival, Bucharest (official site – in Romanian)
  • Timishort Film Festival – International Short Film Festival, Timișoara (official site)
  • ClujShorts – International Short Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca (official site)

Mountain

  • Transylvania Mountain Festival (official website)

Others

  • RoBurn – Romania’s Burning Man regional event
  • Picnic Fonic – primarily techno music; also, ecstatic dance, yoga, various workshops. First held in 2016.
  • Mumush – Music, arts&crafts, circus, kids area, yoga, meditation
  • Sighișoara Medieval Festival – Cultural (Medieval revival). Official page
  • [https://iswint.ro International Student Week in Timișoara