Lonely Planet Writer

Transylvanian festival accepts blood for tickets!

The organisers of the Untold music festival in Transylvania are accepting festivalgoers’ blood in return for tickets.

Blood donation excepted in lieu of ticket payment at Transylvanian festival.
Blood donation excepted in lieu of ticket payment at Transylvanian festival. Image by Thirteen Of Clubs / CC BY-SA 2.0

The campaign, inspired by the legend of the Dracula, aims to raise awareness and encourage blood donation in Romania, which has a very low number of blood donors. Blood donors can get cheaper tickets for the festival, and those who donate at two mobile caravans in Bucharest and Cluj will receive one-day tickets. Untold is an electro and dance music festival held in the Transylvanian town of Cluj-Napoca from 30 July to 2 August. Read more: balkaninsight.com