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Festival 'Life is Beautiful' begins
The festival has been already preceded by the concerts of Old Fish Jazzband to be followed by operetta or musicals galas and shows, fado concerts, cabaret, old Balkan music, religious and classical music. The organizer of the festival, Ion Dacian Theatre , along with theatres in Iași, Timișoara, Constanța and other prestigious institutions of St. Petersburg, Budapest, Kiev have made the well development of the festival possible.
As in the previous editions, the musical program is accompanied by other various activities such as conferences, book releases, exhibitions and artistic workshops. The traditional evenings are to present some of the national particularities of Portugal, Russia, Hungary, Ukraine, Slovakia and Germany. The activities take place in Bucharest. The premises are the Radio Hall, the Nottara, Odeon, Metropolis and Țăndărică Theatres, the National University of Music and the Palace Hall. Future editions will be probably hosted at the new building of Ion Dacian National Operetta Theatre. According to the director Răzvan Dincă, the theatre is already under construction.
Translated by Marcela Zorland and Sorina Cimpoeru and Oana Puiu
MTTLC, University of Bucharest