Bucharest celebrates 560 years since first documentary attestation

The Bucharest City Hall (PMB) organizes on 21 and 22 September two events dedicated to the anniversary of 560 years since the first documentary attestation of Bucharest, namely “iCeleBrate my city” and “iMapp Bucharest.”

According to a press release sent on Saturday, during the two days, Bucharest will host, on the Union Boulevard, a series of street activities, concerts, street theater, street animation, a culinary space and in the Constitution Square the 6th edition of the “iMapp Bucharest 2019” video mapping competition, with the entrance free of charge.

Thus, between 21 and 22 September, the Union Boulevard (the section with fountains, between the Union Square and the Constitution Square) is transformed into a pedestrian street, where a true street party will be organized – “iCeleBrate my City.”

The Bucharest residents and the tourists will be welcomed every day, starting at 10:00hrs, with a series of street activities for all ages, creative workshops and entertainment events for children, interactive games, street theater and street animation, dozens of artists dressed for celebration, an urban bazaar with local hand-made and handicraft products, as well as many other surprises.

The 6th edition of the “iMapp Bucharest” international 3D video mapping competition will take place on Saturday, on 21 September, starting at 17:00hrs, in the Constitution Square.

The finalist teams will create 3D video mapping animations lasting 4 minutes, on the theme “One map. Different Journeys. Discover the video mapping world at iMapp Bucharest!,” trying to impress through colorful shows, sound and light projected on the facade of the Palace of Parliament.

The performance of the eight finalist teams will be analysed by an international jury, made up of experts and leading representatives of the international visual arts.

Photo credit: Basilica.ro
Translated by Agerpres

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