Cluj has enjoyed a great year in 2015, and the fun isn’t over yet! Check out a few Cluj events on what you can do through the end of the year in Cluj-Napoca, the 2015 European Youth Capital. Ice skating, Christmas markets, and concerts are just a few of the events to enjoy.
Vasile CĂTĂRĂU: Proiectii imperfecte / Imperfect projections
8 Oct. – 21 Nov. 2015
Vasile Cătărău is using ceramic to create objects, where he combines the main 4 elements (water, fire, air, earth), using geometrical shapes that show the world realities – the imperfect projections – which is our world.
Proiecții imperfecte/ Imperfect projections exhibition will be open from Tuesday to Saturday (10:00 – 13:00, 14:00 – 18:00) at Napoca Street, 2-4, 1st floor, room 64.
Expoziția Internațională de Grafică Contemporană „TRIBUNA GRAPHIC” / „TRIBUNA GRAPHIC” International Exhibition of Contemporary Graphics
– The 6th edition –
„Tribuna” cultural magazine together with The Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca (MACN), invites you to visit the galleries of art. This will be open between 6th – 22nd of November 2015, from Wednesday to Sunday (10:00 – 17:00)
SoNoRo Festival, anniversary edition:
A total of over 35 international artists, musicians will take part this year at the SoNoRo Festival. The pianist Konstantin Lifschitz, the violinist Gilles Apap, Philippe Graffin, Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, Marc Bouchov, Alissa Margulis, Daniel Rowland, cellists Alexander Bouzlov, Alexander Chaushian, Jan-Erik Gustaffson, clarinettist Michel Lethiec, accordionist Srdjan Vukasinovic,Lucian Ban and Mat Maneri duo, Casal Quartet and the Swiss Chaarts Orchestra.
The festival includes two free access concerts, a concert with a ticket based access and a private concert.
First one („White Night”) will be held on Saturday evening (14.11.2015), at the Calvin Reformed Church (Mihail Kogalniceanu street, number 21), from 19:00, where Alissa Margulis, Philippe Graffin & Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Christian Naș & Răzvan Popovici (viola), Jan-Erik Gustaffson & Valentin Raduțiu (cello) promise an exceptional evening. Besides, Peteris Vasks (1946) – String Quartet no. 4 (1999) – I. Elegy; Tchaikovsky – Andante Cantabile Quartet no. 1 op.11; Anton Arensky (1861-1906) – Quartet for Violin, Viola and Two Cellos, Op. 35; Arvo Pärt (* 1935) – Summa.
Sunday morning, starting from 11:00, at Tailor’s Tower, will be held „In the beginning” concert, which has in its program Franz Schubert (1797-1828) – Overture for string quartet D13; Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) – String Trio in G minor by JS 210; Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) – String Trio in G Major, op. 9, no. 1
The entrance for these two concerts is free of charge.
The last event will be hold at Auditorium Maximum of Babes-Bolyai University. Named „SoNoRo The Dreamers la Cluj-Napoca”, the concert includes Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) – Piano Quartet in A minor; Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951) – Verklärte Nacht / Transfigured Night, op. 4; Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34. Performers: Diana Ketler (piano); Alissa Margulis, Philippe Graffin & Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin); Nas & Razvan Popovici Christian (viola); Jan-Erik Gustaffson & Valentin Răduţiu (cello).
For this concert, the price for the tickets is 20 lei and 10 lei for students)
The completed program for the SoNoRo Festival can be found at the following link www.sonoro.ro, and the tickets can be found on Eventim network – Germanos, Orange, Vodafone, Domo shops, Carturaresti and Humanitas book shops. On www.eventim.ro the tickets can be purchased also from the tickets offices at the concert places, in the SoNoRo evenings.
6th – 21st November 2015
The University of Art and Design, Cluj-Napoca, in colaboration with The Academy of Art from Wrocław and with The Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca, organizes, until 21st November 2015 „Eroare de sistem” exhibition. 30 young artists, professors and students of those two universities will present their works.
The exhibited works are created by artists having different social background which gives a variety to the exhibition.
„Eroare de sistem” exhibition will be open at the Art Museum of Cluj-NApoca and Casa Matei Gallery from 6th to 21st of November.
Picture – Adriana Soit
Ceramic – Doina Stici
We invite you to take part to our opening exhibition from The Tailor’s Tower, Cluj Napoca, on Sunday, 15th of November 2016, at 16:00.
The exhibition ilustrates sceneries full of light, in a recursion into a traditional form of picture.
It is open daily between 10:00 – 18:00, until Sunday 22nd of November 2015.
This symbol of the city was in the center of attention in Cluj-Napoca until the Revolution in 1989 and now it is almost forgotten.
We want to renovate this architectural edifice in order to give it into the use of the community. To show its value we will create a temporary intervention.
In each of the 8 floors of the tower, there will be a performance of lights in different forms, trying to see the world of those times.
At the 7th floor there will be an exhibition of the projects for the LIGHTS ON competition – the first competition of this kind in Cluj-Napoca.
The last floor will also be open to the public and will have special attention. But you will see what is it about when you will get here.
On 17th of December, at Casa de Cultura a Studentilor (Students house), starting fro 20:00, the famous Romanian singer will come from Canada to perform a live Christmas Carols concert in the tour called Leru-i Ler.
The tickets price: 100 lei for VIP and 80 lei for the 1st category.
Tuesday, 8th of December 2015 at the National Opera House, the queen of Finnish symphonic music, Tarja Turunen, ex-vocalist of Nightwish, will sing for the first time in Cluj-Napoca! Through this exceptional show, named ”Ave Maria”, the artist, together with other talented musicians, will bring us closer to the magic of Christmas.
The event is organized by Phoenix Entertainment. The tickets are available in the Eventim network, Carturaresti and Humanitas libraries and online, on www.evntim.ro at the price of 350 lei for the first category; 250 lei second category and 150 lei the third category.
Gastronomy and tradition market
Starting from 27th of November and until 31st of December 2015, Autentic Management and Events, together with Cora Hypermarket, organizes the The Winter Holidays Market – gastronomy and traditions market. The event will take place at Cora Hypermarket in Cluj-Napoca, at the main gate, the participants having small rented houses during the period.
Contact: office@ autentic.me
Kings on ice 2015, Cluj-Napoca
The most impressive figure skating in the world is coming back to Romania, but this time in Cluj-Napoca with an exceptional show.
Kings on Ice will take place at Sala Polivalenta from Cluj-Napoca, (Cluj’s Multipurpose Building) on 18th of December, with the one of the most famous kings of the ice, Evgeni Plushenko. The show will be accompanied by the sounds of Stradivarius violin, played by well-known violonist Edvin Marton.
New Year Party 2016 for singles
Are you single or in the mood of meeting new people and making new friends? The solution is Clubul Oamenilor Singuri Cluj (The Cluj Single People’s Club), which organizes a big party for the night between the years. The party will take place at Belvedere Hotel, and will only cost 270 lei all inclusive.
Reservations at the phone: 0741046621