"Maria Tănase" Festival-Competition – Romanian music celebration, at the 27th edition

"Maria Tănase" Festival-Competition – Romanian music celebration, at the 27th edition


This year, for the 27th time, the name of Maria Tănase, whose birth is 110 years old, will be proudly spoken again in Craiova, on the occasion of the Festival-Competition named after the "master bird of Romanian music".

Therefore, those who love soul music, purely Romanian, the combination of uplifting voices and skilful orchestras, are expected between October 23 and 27 at the "Marin Sorescu" National Theatre, at the "Maria Tănase" National Festival-Competition of Romanian Popular Song Performers, which marks, this year, also 54 years since the first edition.
Festivalul - Concurs „Maria Tănase“ - ediția a XXVII-a

The longest-running popular music artistic event in Romania, on whose stage big names from Romanian folklore have been launched, awaits you with new, young, but no less impressive voices, as well as recitals by already established popular artists. If you are curious to know who you will be able to listen to during the festival, we invite you to take a look at the official page of the festival. You also have at your disposal a video interview with the director of the festival, the manager of the Dolj County Centre for the Conservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture, Amelia Etegan.
Festivalul-Concurs „Maria Tănase” - facebook

During the festival, there will also be an exhibition of photos from the "Maria Tănase" collection of the Oltenia Museum, which will be hosted by the foyer of the "Marin Sorescu" National Theatre. At the same time, the trophies of this edition are made, for the first time, by a popular craftsman. It is about the master potter Ionel Cococi, famous ceramist from Vădastra commune (Olt), creator recognized and appreciated at national and international level for promoting the ancient Vădastra culture.

The performances will start at 18:30 and will be broadcast live on the Internet, on the radio, and also on TVR Craiova. Tickets can be found at the "Marin Sorescu" National Theater Agency, which operates according to the following schedule: Monday-Friday, 11:00-19:00, and Saturday and Sunday, 12:00-19:00. They have the following prices: 50 lei/ pers./ evening (October 25-26); 30 lei/ pers./ October 25 and 26, for pupils, students, pensioners with a pension under 2,000 lei; 70 lei/ pers./ Laureates' Gala (October 27).

We are happy to be, once again, the place where all the languages of the country meet and complement each other in music, feeling and tradition!

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