Vol. 3 No.10  

The Diplomat Guides
Bucharest Hotel Guide 2007
Guide to the biggest names in local law - Bucharest 2009
Bucharest - International School Guide
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Art 49-53 Calea Victoriei
  • Grigorescu: ‘Painter of Nature 1838 - 1907’
  • Rubens: Engravings between 17th and 19th centuries
  • Spanish 20th Century Art: ‘La Caixa’ foundation collection
  • Discovering landscapes: the beginning of Romanian Modernity
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Contemporary Arts/Artexpo, Galeria ¾, National Theatre Bucharest, Universitatii, ‘Golden Age of Dutch Graphic Design 1890 - 1990’. Until 13 December
  • Exhibitions: Suveniruri: Gifts and Souvenirs exhibited, Romexpo, 65-67 Blvd Marasti.
    Until Sunday 9
  • Exhibitions: ‘Wanderings through Transylvania’
  • Photo exhibition of ruined fortified churches from 12th century onwards
    Peter Jacobi: National Museum of History (MNIR), 12 Calea Victoriei
  • Exhibitions: ‘One shot’ Botand Ferenczy graphic art works, Anaid Art Gallery, 34 Str Slobozia
Saturday 1
  • Romania National Day
Sunday 2
  • United Arab Emirates National Day
Wednesday 5
  • Thailand National Day
  • Opera: National Opera Iasi performs Bizet ‘The Pearlfishers’, National Opera House Bucharest, 70-72 Blvd Mihai Kogalniceanu, 18:30hrs
Thursday 6
  • Finland Independence Day (1917)
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Sleeping Beauty’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
  • Concert: Cellist Natalia Guttman plays Elgar: ‘Cello Concerto’, Romanian Athenaeum,
    Str Benjamin Franklin, 19:00hrs. And on Friday 7
Friday 7
  • Exposition: Luxury Show: top premium goods exhibited. Begins 14:30hrs, Romexpo.
    Until Sunday 9
  • Opera: Rossini ‘The Barber of Seville’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
Saturday 8
  • Opera: Festival Day of Classic, including Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
Sunday 9
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘The Nutcracker’, National Opera Bucharest, 11:00hrs
  • Opera: Mozart ‘The Magic Flute’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
  • Popular classics: Proms of Delight, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:30hrs
Monday 10
  • Song standards: Adriana Alexandru sings Gershwin, Porter and Sondheim, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
Wednesday 12
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Aida’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
Thursday 13
  • Opera: Mozart ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
  • Concert: Violinist Sherban Lupu plays Berg: ‘Concerto for Violin and orchestra’, Bruckner ‘Symphony no.3’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. And on Saturday 15
Friday 14
  • Opera: Saint-Saens ‘Samson and Delilah’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:30hrs
Sunday 16
  • Concert: Smokie, Sala Polivalenta, 20:00 hrs
  • Carol concert: Corelli, Haydn, Mozart, Martian Negrea, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00hrs
Monday 17
  • Concert: Smokie, Casa de Cultura a Sindicatelor, Constanta, 20:00hrs
Tuesday 18
  • Concert: Shakin Stevens, Sala Polivalenta, 1 Blvd Tineretului, 20:00hrs
  • Concert: Smokie, Sala Sporturilor, Brasov, 20:00hrs
Wednesday 19
  • Dance spectacular: Joaquin Cortes, ‘Zapatos Blancos’, Sala Palatului, 19:00hrs
  • Carol concert: Chorus of George Enescu Philarmonic, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00hrs
Thursday 20
  • Concert: Shakin Stevens, Sala Olimpia, 7 Str FC Ripensia, Timisoara, 20:00hrs
  • Concert: Angela Gheorghiu, Sala Palatului, 20:00hrs
  • Concert: Pianist Takashi Shimitzu plays Respighi, Ravel, Scott Joplin, Gershwin, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00hrs. And on Friday 21
Saturday 22
  • DJ festival: The Mission and Paul van Dyk, Sala Polivalenta, 23:00hrs
Sunday 23
  • Japan National Day
Monday 24
  • Carol concert: Prelude Choir, Romanian Athenaeum, 18:00hrs
Tuesday 25
  • Concert and lunch: Paula Seling and chamber music at Carol Parc Hotel, 23-25 Aleea Suter
Sunday 30
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘The Nutcracker’, National Opera Bucharest, 11:00hrs
Monday 31

Choices for celebrating 2008 include:

  • Opera: J Strauss ‘Die Fledermaus’, National Opera Bucharest, 18:00hrs
  • Luminita Anghel, Mihai Morar and band Slang plus tombola and prizes, Sala Balada,
    Hotel Intercontinental, 4 Blvd N Balcescu
  • Blondy [Romanian poplet Andreea Banica] and Calin Geambasu Band, plus dancers from TV hit show ‘Dansez pentru tine’ at Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel, Str Benjamin Franklin
  • Opera singer Vlad Mirita and the Aria Band at Carol Parc Hotel, 23-25 Aleea Suter
  • Horia Brenciu and Mandinga midnight show at JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel,
    90 Calea 13 Septembrie
  • Or see the new year in with the Prodigy live in Sibiu at 23:00hrs