The 17th edition of The Sibiu International Theatre Festival

The 17th edition of The Sibiu International Theatre Festival will take place between the 28th of May and the 6th of June 2010, featuring the theme „Întrebări” / „Questions”. SITF, the most prominent annual performing arts event from Romania and the third in the world in terms of vastness and importance, has compiled a programme which gathers in Sibiu guests from 70 countries and presents 350 events which take place in 66 venues, with an average of 35 000 visitors per day. Outstanding companies from the performing arts field, Romanian and foreign directors, critics, operators from the local and regional tourism, foreign cultural operators, tens of thousands of viewers from the local, regional and international community meet in Sibiu to celebrate, over ten festival days, the artistic creation and creativity within a cultural event which aims at identifying and promoting the valid international benchmarks in the field.

The cultural offer of this edition is substantially rich and varied, presenting the finest productions in Romanian theatre, major international productions, as well as street and music performances, which take place daily in the Large Square, on the streets of the Old Town and in the medieval fortresses in the Sibiu surroundings, dance – theatre performances (flamenco, ballet, contemporary dance), puppet theatre, light performances, pantomime, conferences, debates, photographic and painting exhibitions, book launchings, installations and workshops, which take place both in conventional venues, but especially in unconventional ones, turning Sibiu into a genuine cultural capital of the world.