Situated on a historic boulevard – Regina Elisabeta – our hotel will make you feel right at home. And what a perfect occasion to visit the capital – the famous festival George Enescu is taking place in Bucharest between 31 August and 22 September! This will be the 24th edition of the international festival.

What is George Enescu Festival about?

The festival aims to honor the extraordinary musical heritage of the great Romanian composer. This year, the festival will take place in 5 countries at the same time. According to a press release  on the official website of the festival, “the 2019 edition becomes the largest and richest one in the history of the event: some of the most renowned orchestras of the world and top artists, Romanians and foreigners alike, will present to the audiences of Florence (Italy), Berlin and Dresden (Germany), Liège(Belgium), Toronto (Canada), and Kishinev (Moldova) essential compositions by George Enescu or concerts dedicated to our great composer, at the same time with the performances taking place in Bucharest between 31 August and 22 September, and alongside the concerts scheduled in ten other cities in the country.”

So with this wonderful occasion, a city break in Bucharest at the end of August and beginning of September will offer you a musical experience that you will not soon forget. The location of Hotel Cismigiu makes it a perfect place for your accommodation, close to the places where all the concerts and recitals will take place: Romanian Athanaeum, National Museum of Arts, National University of Music, Radio Hall, Grand Palace Hall.

Our perfect rooms will provide for you the essential rest you need before a new day of musical treats. Moreover, you can easily spoil yourself with a delicious meal at Cismigiu Bistro la Etaj or Gambrinus Beerhaus – each with its own specific; the first one – the pinkest place in Bucharest, will give you a romantic set-up for your meal, while the second one will present you with a culinary offer you will not soon forget.

What will you see at the festival?

During the George Enescu Festival, you can take delight in the great orchestras of the worldrecitals and chamber orchestrasby midnight concerts and XXIst century music. Each of these musical experiences will complete a perfect city break in Bucharest, making you want to come back time and time again. Tickets to the concerts can be bought on the festival website. In Bucharest concert halls you will see over 2,500 of the most valuable musicians in the world, coming from 50 countries, and 84 concerts and recitals will be presented. This year’s edition of the festival has a total number of 34 figures for the first time in Romania.

You still have plenty of time to book a room at Hotel Cismigiu for the dedicated festival city break in Bucharest and get the tickets to your favorite concerts. We’re already eager to know how great your musical experience will be!


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