Art in Sighişoara

International Vampire Film & Arts Festival

Don your best black cloak for this four-day celebration of the dark arts. A varied program of horror movie screenings, Gothic literature readings and provocative art shows are sure to thrill children of the night.
Cultural in Saxon Land

Haferland Week

Since 2013, the Haferland Week festivities have been tempting Transylvanian Saxons to return to their homeland. Events unfold in fortified Saxon villages of the region's 'oat country', such as Viscri and Rupea, incl…
Film in Biertan

Lună Plină Film Festival

It's impossible to imagine a more perfect location for a festival of horror and fantasy film than the Gothic fortress of Biertan. International and Romanian films are screened at various locations. Book accommodatio…
Beer in Sibiu


Bavarian cuisine and beer are the focus of this annual harvest festival. The beer-sloshing merriment is centered around a large tent erected in Piața Mare, though it inevitably spills into the rest of Sibiu's old to…
Fair in Sibiu

Transilvania Tattoo Expo

Attracting an impressive calibre of tattoo artists from around the world, this annual festival has tattoo contests, conceptual art displays, and a lively afterparty, all to a backdrop of buzzing tattoo machines and …
Cultural in Sighişoara

Festival of Medieval Arts & Crafts

Over three days towards the end of July, Sighişoara embraces its medieval history through costumed reenactments, parades, live concerts and plenty of beer-spilling, street-food-nibbling fun around the citadel.
Christmas Market in Sibiu

Christmas Fair

Sibiu does festive cheer extremely well. Fairy lights are strung across the market square, a huge tree hauled into the centre, and stalls sell warming grog, craft souvenirs and plenty of snacks.
Music in Sibiu

Sibiu Jazz Festival

Many consider Sibiu to be Romania's jazz capital. During this spring festival, the town is awash in smouldering sounds: open-air jazz parades, jam sessions and performances in intimate venues.
Theatre in Sibiu

International Theatre Festival

This 10-day festival is the most prominent annual performing arts event in Romania, with 70 countries involved.
Film in Sibiu

International Astra Film Festival

Since 1993 this film festival has given a spotlight to Eastern European and Romanian documentary filmmakers.