Festivals in Transylvania 2018

Transylvania has to offer lots of Festivals during the year. If you are exploring the region, want to spend quality time and learn more about the culture or just have some fun while traveling, you might like these festivals.

Transylvania International Film Festival, Cluj Napoca (Kolozsvár)

The Transylvania International Film Festival is organized from 2002 and it is the most important film festival in Romania. The 17th edition of the festival will be held between May 25th and June 3rd, 2018. You will have the chance to choose from more than 200 selected films from all over the world. More info Transylvania International Film Festival.

Medieval Festival, Sighişoara (Segesvár)

Sighişoara is one of the most well preserved medieval towns in the world and it is on the Unesco World Heritage list. The three days festival attracts more than 30.000 visitors each year in July.

International Theatre Festival Sibiu (Nagyszeben)

The most important performing Arts Festival in Romania offers a programme with participants from more than 70 countries from all over the world. This year the festival will be held between 8 – 17th June. You can find more info here.

Untold Festival, Cluj Napoca (Kolozsvár)

The Untold Festival takes place in Cluj Napoca between 2-5  August and its the largest electronic festival in Romania.  If you want to have fun this is the place to be in August. More info and tickets here: Untold Festival

Full Moon Festival, Biertan

Biertan is a  well known beautiful Saxon village in Transylvania with fortified churches, it is on the list of Unesco world heritage sites. The Full Moon Festival is a horror & fantasy film festival and this year will be held between 10 – 13th of August. More information here: Full Moon Festival

Other festivals worth visiting are Double Rise Festival, Jazz Festival Sibiu. 

These are mostly the international festivals in Transylvania, but I would suggest so much more which are more local.

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