Romanian festivals nationwide

© Irina Wolf 2016, with friendly support of
© Irina Wolf 2016, with friendly support of

Alba Iulia: "Stories" Theatre Festival (
mid May (2019: 14th edition)


Alexandria: „Ideo Ideis“, National Festival of Young Theatre (
beginning of August; since 2005



  • International Festival of New Theatre
    beginning of May (2019: 7th edition)
  • International Classic Theatre Festival
    (2018: 24th edition)

Bacău: Fest Monodrame
mid April (2019: 25th edition)


Baia Mare: International Theatre Festival „Atelier“: (

beginning of June (2018: 25th edition)


Brăila: Days and Nights of Theatre
mid of September; since 2004


Brașov: Festival of Contemporary Drama
beginning of November; since 1978



  • Excelsior Teen-Fest (
    end of September; since 2015
  • FestCO“, Festival of the Romanian Comedy (
    end of May (2018: 16th edition)
  • Impuls“, International Festival of the Contemporary Animation Theatre (
    end of November; since 2004
  • „Undercloud“, Independent Theatre Festival (
    end of August (2018: 11th edition)
  • Fest(IN) on the Boulevard (
    beginning of October (2018: 6th edition)
  • International Children Theatre Festival „100, 1.000, 1.000.000 Stories“
    beginning of October (2018: 14th edition)
  • National Theatre Festival (
    last week in October (2019: 29th edition)
  • National Festival of the Independent Theatres (
    beginning of November; since 2014
  • „Bucharest Fringe“, Marathon of the Independent Theatres
    mid October (2018: 8th edition)
  • International Theatre Platform
    from 2014 until 2020
  • „Caleido“, the multiethnic festival (
    end of November, since 2015 - biennial
  • International Roma Theatre Festival "Kathe Arkana"
    beginning of September, since 2021

Buzău: 2016:



  • Puck, International Puppet Theatre Festival
    mid October (2019: 18th edition)
  • International Theatre Meeting
    beginning of October; since 2006
  • Interferences (in Hungarian language - biennial)
    end of November (2018: 7th edition)


  • „Blue Theatre“, International Festival of the Independent Theatres (
    beginning of September, since 2016
  • Myths of the Castle
    end of June, since 2016

Costinești: „Hop“, Gala of the Young Actor
end of September


  • International Shakespeare Festival (also in other cities - biennial)
    end of April (2018: 11th edition)
  • Puppets Occupy Street, International Festival of the Children Theatre Colibri
    end of August (2019: 6th edition)


  • „Gulliver“, International Puppet Theatre Festival
    mid May (2018: 26th edition)
  • International Comedy Festival (
    October (2018: 30th edition)

Giurgiu: Festival of the Theatres along the Danube
end of October


Iași: International Theatre Festival for a Young Audience (
beginning of October; since 2006


Oradea: International Festival for Short Theatre (
end of September (2018: 6th edition)


Piatra Neamț: the Theatre Festival „I plead for you/for the young [Pledez pentru Tine(ri)]
beginning of September (2018: 30th edition)


Pitești: International Studio Festival for new forms
beginning of Noveber (2018: 22nd edition)


Ploiești: "Toma Caragiu" Festival
(2018: 8th edition)


Reșița: "New Wave Theater Festival"

mid November (2019: first edition) 


Sfântu Gheorghe: Reflex (biennial)

end of March; since 2009



  • International Theatre Festival (
    mid June (2019: 26th edition)
  • the Young Festival
    beginning of October; since 2015

Suceava: The Days of the "Matei Visniec" Theatre (

mid of May



  • Eurothalia, European Theatre Festival (in German language)
    beginning of October; 2009 till 2016.
  • Fest-FDR, European Performance Festival - Festival of the Romanian Drama
    mid May (2018: 22nd edition)
  • TESZT, Euro-regional Theatre Festival (in Hungarian language)
    end of May, since 2007
  • Under Merlin's wand, International Festival of the Merlin Children Theatre
    end of September / beginning of October, (2019: 4th edition)

Târgoviște: Babel Performing Arts Festival (

beginning of June; since 2010


Tulcea: Tragos International Theatre Festival (
beginning of October, since 1993