Following a three-year hiatus, The Bucharest International Street Theatre Festival – B-FIT in the Street! returns to Bucharest between June 30th and July 2nd 2023 and turns the city into a stage for street theatre with tens of shows from Spain, France, Italy and Netherlands.
The only such festival in Bucharest and the largest street theatre festival in Romania, B-FIT in the Street! has reached its twelfth edition and is organized by the Capital City Hall, through ARCUB – the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Bucharest, together with the Directorate of Culture, Education, Tourism of the Municipality of Bucharest.
More than 200 international artists will entertain the streets of Bucharest for three days with tens of shows for every taste and age. The programme for this edition includes famous stories transposed in spectacular street theatre productions, aerial acrobatics, live music, encounters with fantastic characters, itinerant shows, living installations and shows on water.
During the day, the festival audience is invited to explore the city and discover a multitude of shows taking place simultaneously in various spots in Bucharest. Each festival evening, the B-FIT in the Street! #12 nocturnal shows change the scenery of the city with large scale productions for aerial acrobatics and theatre on water.
The B-FIT in the Street! map extends this year with new locations in key areas in Bucharest. Along with the well-known festival locations – University Square, The Historical Centre, Victory Avenue, George Enescu Square and the Revolution Square – the Dâmboviţa River becomes, in premiere, the stage for a show on water, and the Independence Embankment hosts a series of mobile shows and a nocturnal performance.