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May 12, 2021

“Caragiale’s Bucharest” Festival kicks off“

The “Caragiale’s Bucharest” Festival organized on the 100th birthday anniversary of the great Romanian playwright had its start on Saturday and will run thru Sept  20, and will include the participation of several theaters in Bucharest, as well as the Bucharest Opera, the Metropolitan Library and the Globus Circus. The June program includes performances by Masca <Mask> Theater (“A Tempestuous Night”, with living statues, “The Lost Letter”), Nottara Theater (“Humor, love, thrill… in Bucharest”), Metropolis Theater (“My Dear, it’s bad “), Union Theater Troupe (“Characters, places and customs in Caragiale’s  Bucharest”, “Caragiale and the press”, “Caragiale and politics”, “The Mores in Caragiale’s time”, “Of the Carnival”, “Trifles at Union”), Bucharest National Opera (“A… Hot Night”) and Globus Circus (“Of  Caragiale’s Darlings”). Also, a Caragiale-like clothes workshop organized by the Bucharest Metropolitan Library & Mariana Pachis Workshop, along with projections after “Moments and Sketches “ filmed on black-and-white. The Festival is held in the historic downtown – Saint Dumitru Square – and the Parisian Garden, in Traian Market Hall area, under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture. The Caragiale Centennial was also marked Saturday by a star being given on the Bucharest Walk of Fame to the “I.L.Caragiale” National University of Theatrical Art and  Cinematography.

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