2. Interesting Places
Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in Bucharest, located on Calea Victoriei, George
Enescu Square (Palace Square in the northern part). The building, which is made of a
combination of eclectic neoclassical style, was built between 1886 and 1888 by the
French architect Albert Galleron. Currently houses the Philharmonic "George Enescu".
Teatrul National Ion Luca Caragiale
National Theatre "IL Caragiale" Bucharest is a public cultural institution, subordinated to
the Ministry of Culture. It is located in downtown
Life in rural areas and rural habits have a major significance in history. In the early
centuries of this era, the Roman colonization had to have a rural character and before
the first half of last century, the twentieth part of the population lived in villages. Rural
communities were organized so as to satisfy all the daily needs. The clothes were made
by hand. To build Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum which used to call it "the
sound of the bells sad history of Romania", the houses were dismantled, piece by piece,
transported by train, carriage or boat to Bucharest where they were assembled in place
on the surface today's museum located on Lake Herăstrău.
Muzeul Taranului Roman
Romanian Peasant Museum is one of the most diverse museums of the European family of Museum
of Arts and Popular Traditions. It is located in Bucharest, near Piata Victoriei. The building
where the current museum was built between 1912-1941, by architect N. Ghica Budeşti. In
1953 it was called Lenin-Stalin Museum, and Museum Party on February 5, 1990 and was
renamed the Romanian Peasant Museum.
4. Festivals and celebrations
Festivalul George Enescu
Festival "George Enescu" Romanian is a prestigious international musical event, initiated in
1958 in memory of the great composer and virtuoso violinist George Enescu Romanian.
At first, the festival was held every three years. In the 80s, the festival has lost its
luster after 1979 edition taking place irregularly.
B'ESTFEST is a music festival that takes place every year in Bucharest, Romania, within
Baneasa Shopping City
Afi Palace Cotroceni
Colosseum Shopping Center