A warm and relaxing atmosphere that will surely make reminisce of your grandparents’ house, the smell of baked chestnuts, gingerbread and the aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon. At Alba Iulia, Christmas rediscovers its meaning and will make you reflect on its truest essence: forgiveness, mercy and gratitude for all we have.
Come and join us to celebrate 100 years since the Romanian Union. Rediscover national pride and patriotism and come celebrate as a country! The biggest hora dance in the world and our greatest joy. May we all dance hand in hand in the heart of Romania!
The Other Capital plans on creating a most memorable anniversary of 100 years since the creation of the modern and free Romanian nation. It will be a celebration that will bring out the Romanian soul in all those attending.
Bucurie in miscare - Happiness in exercise - is a space which integrates ideas for games and simple methods to exercise, made in such a way that it inspire participants to exercise daily in a world increasingly dominated by technology.
This autumn, on the 29th and 30th of September, we will bring together the community of the city of the union where dozens of games, competitions and activities that require exercise will take place. Because in 2018 we will celebrate 100 years from the Great Union, we wish to attract over 8000 people from Alba Iulia and the surroundings and create the largest human number - 100!
As the centenary year has come, the city of the Union will also become the capital of Romanian athleticism. 1000 runners will take on the three tracks for adults - the 21.7 km semi-marathon, the 10.3 km cros and the 3 km popular race which will go through a unique and spectacular path, all within the citadel. Here too will take place the Kids Race - multiple races for kids across different age groups.
The beautiful landscape, wonderful tracks and welcoming city will not be the only things the runners of the Alba Iulia City Race will benefit from. Besides the generous kit all participants will receive, the top runners will also take home from a pool of 20,000 lei in prizes.
Music and film will shine again in the history of the fortress Alba Carolina, where for three days between 1 and 3 September, takes place the sixth edition of Alba Iulia Music & Film Festival. As every year, entrance is free to all screenings and concerts during the festival.
Big Romanian names including B.U.G. Mafia, Inna, Andra, Smiley and more!
Lots of energy and lots of partying at Alba Iulia’s Stage Club awaits you in this weekend festival!
But that’s not all. Simultaneously you will be able to attend to the guard change, the Alba Iulia football cup and a military parade! Be sure you won’t miss out.
An unconventional parade where lots of bubbles will rain upon the community! Prepare your ammunition and make the 3rd of June memorable.
It’s all about bringing joy and a positive attitude and if not, allowing the soap bubbles to bring you there.
Come and enjoy world and traditional food in the diverse range that O Suta Festival will bring in the Alba Iulia citadel! Live music, street food vendors everywhere, cocktails, craft beers and many more activities will be there. There will also be entertainment for children with inflatable slides, a trampoline, face painting and helium balloons!
A child-friendly event where you will have the chance to discover the city’s inner culture with a photo gallery of Alba Iulia from the 70’s until the 90’s, a collection entitled “Artist and Citizen” by Perjovschi Dan and the ‘official’ map of the city.
The current city Alba Iulia rises above the ruins of ancient Apulum largest Roman city in Dacia and also the political, economic, military and cultural center of it. The festival takes place annually around the 1st of May and gathers over 300 reenact - soldiers and civilians Romanian Dacian warriors, gladiators, crafts and dancing. During four days, visitors will be able to live the realities of a bygone one demonstrations Roman military wars between Gauls and Romans, the gladiator fights organized in their honor, with workshops, games and fairs slaves.
Science and art. Tradition and innovation/ New technologies and adaptation to them. Dreams and fulfillment, and the list can go on and on. All these things have in common a space called THE GAP which encumbers evolution, produces ruptures or creates bumps that makes it harder for each of us to achieve our full potential.
TEDxAlbaIulia represents the gather spot for ideas and people who share their desire to challenge the future and surpass their limits. For this reason, by coming to the event, you will have the possibility to form new connections and to implement ideas that until then, will have seemed impossible.
Event Speakers are:
Claudiu Ceia - Co-founder CivicTech
Doina Hendre Biro - Professional and Scientific Resources Manager - Bilbioteca Batthyaneum
Elena Calistru - Co-founder & Preșident Funky Citizens
Laura Orian - Jazz Singer
The renowned soprano singer, Teodora Gheorghiu, will be on stage at Alba Iulia’s Syndicate Cultural Centre!
Through the public’s eyes, the singer has performed in the past few years on Mezzo in an exceptional piece at the Glyndebourne Festival and in multiple performances at Bucharest’s and Cluj’s operas. Not only has she entertained the idea of a national tour because she would be able to perform in her place of birth, Brasov, or on the stage of the Romanian Athenaeum from Bucharest, but also for the possibility to meet the public from the many cities of the country - a type of spiritual food that can benefit any artist.
Come to live and celebrate the most important day of the Romanians in Alba Iulia in other capital. To show everyone that it all started and that everything is as before: Romanian spirit unfettered free and always winning.
Music and film will shine again in the history of the fortress Alba Carolina, where for three days between 1 and 3 September, takes place the fifth edition of Alba Iulia Music & Film Festival. As every year, entrance is free to all screenings and concerts during the festival.
Soul Song is a folk event, which brings together ministers of ancient song, authentic and eternal. Costumes, singing and playing are given Romanian wholeheartedly Romania's most beloved artists.