Annual events in Brasov

Arts and culture is present in Brasov. The city has established a tradition of hosting a number of annual festivals, which spice up the cultural life of the city

Brasov Days – annual event correlated with the Junii feast

The Junii Feast – is a unique event, which takes place on the first Sunday after Easter. Junii, the inhabitants of the old Schei district of Brasov, dress up in their traditional costumes, mount their horses and form a procession that passes through the old city streets, up to the so-called “Intre chetri” (Between the Rocks), where their ritual starts. There is dancing, barbecuing and much more. The costumes the Junii wear are very picturesque.

Summer organ concerts at the Black Church – organ concerts at the Black Church during the summer

Musica Barcensis Festival – sacred music concerts in all summer weekends in the historical fortified churches from Rasnov, Prejmer, Harman, and Ghimbav, cities surrounding Brasov.

Musica Coronensis – the festival takes place every year in October and promotes the Brasov musical and cultural values. The festival was initiated in 1993 by the Evangelical Church Brasov.

The Jazz and Blues Festival – an international festival hosted by Sica Alexandrescu Theatre, in autumn

The International Chamber Music Festival – held in September, organized by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Brasov

The Contemporary Drama Festival – annual event organized by Sica Alexandrescu Theatre in November; with the participation of famous theatres from Romania, as well as from countries like France, Italy, USA, Belgium, Sweden, Brazil etc.

EtNovember – a cross between the words “ethnic” and “November”, the name of Brasov’s Etnovember festival reflects both the cultural traditions of the participating communities, and the month in which the festival is held.

The International Book and Music Fair -hosted by Transylvania University of Brasov, in March – an opportunity to find out about the latest books and also listen to quality music

The National Lied Festival – was initiated in 2003 by the internationally famous soprano, Mariana Nicolesco. Young artists compete here and well-known artists perform recitals.

The International Opera Festival – an annual event organised since 2003. The first edition marked the 50-year anniversary of the Brasov Opera.