Sibiu International Theater Festival is the most prominent annual performing arts event in Romania and the third in Europe in terms of size and relevance. This year, between May 27thand June 5th 2011, the festival will celebrate it’s 18th edition featuring the theme “COMMUNITIES”.
The programme of the 18th edition of Sibiu International Theater Festival continues the tradition of outstanding cultural events. The cultural offer of this edition is rich and varied and will stage major international productions, the finest productions in Romanian theater, as well as street and music performances from around the world, all taking place daily, in Sibiu’s historical center, squares and buildings, inside the churches and the medieval fortresses of Sibiu’s scenic surroundings. The festival will also feature dance – theatre performances (flamenco, ballet, contemporary dance), puppet theatre, light performances, pantomime, conferences and debates, photographic and painting exhibitions, book launchings, visual installations and workshops, all to be displayed both in conventional and unconventional venues, thus turning Sibiu into a genuine cultural capital of the world.
Due to its importance and the atmosphere that it creates along with the partnerships it establishes, the Festival substantially contributes to the consolidation of the international prestige that Romania has gained, as well as the image improvement of a multicultural community.
For the event schedule please visit www.sibfest.ro