Sunrise in the park

In September, in Big Beautiful Bucharest sun rises at 7 o’clock sharp. Not so early, I think. So, it is a perfect time to wake up my daughter and search for the sun in the park.

We were lucky enough to experience a wonderful time in the Alexandru Ioan Cuza park (former IOR park) yesterday. She was impressed by the colors of the sunrise. I was moved by the people. There was so many people wandering, running, strolling, walking with their dogs, riding their bikes or simply admiring the sun.

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The George Enescu Festival – An incredible experience

George Enescu Festival – seen as an opportunity.

Serendipitous Lessons

On Friday my friend, who’s a music teacher, invited me out to a concert at the George Enescu festival. The festival is dedicated to Romania’s most famous composer, George Enescu, and it brings orchestras, musicians, and artists from all over the world to Bucharest in one classical music festival. I know that classical music is not everyone’s preference but for me it’s like a direct link to my soul. Classical and folk music tends to resonate with me than any other musical genre so Friday’s concert was a real treat for me.

My friend and I saw the St. Petersburg philharmonic orchestra. Some of the pieces played were familiar and the solo violinist, a Ukrainian named Vailery Sokolov, was “jamming” it out like he was a rock star (he definitely looked like it to me). And then there was another piece that I could not keep my eyes open for…

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Magic is real! George Enescu International Music Festival

George Enescu Festival is one of the most important cultural events in Bucharest.

Ana's Guided Tours to Bucharest

George Enescu Festival

Every two years, Bucharest hosts one of the most famous festivals of classical music in the world, George Enescu Festival, a renowned event which lasts for 22 days. The present edition brings to Bucharest 2,500 musicians from all over the world, who will perform 58 indoor concerts at the Romanian Athenaeum and The Palace Hall. 

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