Weekend activities in Sibiu | What to see&do

Time to plan your weekend activities, as a new week full of amazingly good events opens the doors of numerous locations in Sibiu.

First of all, Ars HUNGARICA continues until Sunday, 12th November. The event is an opportunity to know the traditions and richness of Hungarian culture, as well as other ethnic nationalities. At the “Gong” Theatre your little ones can enjoy the “Dorian” Contemporary Dance Show, which will take place at 18:00 on Friday (recommended for children over 10 years old) or a wonderful show of soap balloons, “BUBBLE & MILKSHAKE”, Saturday, from 11:00. And of course, we recommend that you stay connected permanently to Travelscounter in order to choose the best restaurants and events in Sibiu.

About astronomy at the Brukenthal Palace

Your weekend activities list must include the “21st Century News”, an event that takes place on Friday, November 10th at the Brukenthal Palace in Avrig. sibiu events

The well-known Romanian writer and journalist Alexandru Mironov will hold two series of conferences on the total solar eclipse that took place on 21 August, 2017, about his experience at NASA’s US Center and many other interesting experiences. The event will include walks through the palace garden, entrance to the medieval museum, stories with the Hartmann knight and a table full of goodies. The conference sessions will take place between 10:30 – 11:30 and 14:30 – 15:30, and those present will be able to document live about the solar eclipse seen by Alexandru Mironov during his expedition in America. For more informations and reservations about this event, you can access their website, use the phone numbers 0269-523111 or 0726234417, and the e-mail address rezervari@palatulbrukenthalavrig.ro. And if you like your experience, and you’ll think about visiting the Brukenthal Palace on other occasions also, it’s important to know that you can make reservations using Travelscounter – and you’ll get an awesome 20% discount to your bill!


This weekend, jazz lovers will have a treat! It’s time for a great competition and a cool festival. November 10th to 12th, Thalia Hall hosts the international contest – “Sibiu Jazz Competition”.

sibiu jazz competitionFor the first time since its launch in 1979, Sibiu Jazz Competition takes place separately from the jazz festival. And for 3 days, starting with 19:00, those who choose this event will be able to listen to new jazz bands in Europe, aspiring to the grand prize of the contest. This year, 53 participants from 15 countries took part in this contest. And after last week’s preselections, the jury selected 13 finalists from 8 countries. Young artists from countries such as Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Hungary or Turkey will shine on the stage. Romania also, will be represented by two highly talented young jazz musicians. On Friday and Saturday, the competitor’s compositions will be listened, and on Sunday, after the concerts of the last contestants, the audience will listen to the special Big Band Gaio on. Also on Sunday night, the magical Awards Gala will take place. Find out more about the event here.

And the festival

During the same period, the “Mozaic Jazz Festival” also takes place with a six-band line-up. The festival promises to be an exciting mosaic of internationally renowned bands and artists. There will be unprecedented projects, extraordinary voices and virtuoso instrumentalists. Include this festival among your other weekend activities, and buy tickets from Eventim or at  Humanitas Bookstores.

A daily ticket costs 70 lei / day and a whole festival subscripition is 160 lei, with discounts applied for pupils, students and retirees.


Sport is also included in the events of this week. November 11th and 12th, at 13:00, Shopping City Sibiu hosts the National Powerlifting Championship. The bench press, the most practiced exercise in fitness and gym, is a test of in this powerlifting competition. It is the manifestation of force carried to the extreme. You will be able to watch at least 70 well-trained athletes in all weight and age categories, both masculine and feminine. It is the third consecutive edition of this event and all sports lovers can enjoy it.

Hot nights with parties and fun.

liquid the clubActually, the HOTTEST sounds better. And that’s because this Friday, one of the greatest DJ’s is in the house at the one and only Liquid the Club : Rosario Internullo!! It’s going to be #epic and #wild !! 

And there’s no excuse for you not be there! Liquid the Club will throw another memorable party, just like always! Make a reservation for this event on our website, and you will get a 15% discount to your bill!

Unforgettable Weekend at Imperium

In Imperium, on Friday, at 21:00 the weekend starts out as best as it can. Acoustic Band Concert, with quality live music and a lot of disco.  Events in this location continue on Saturday, November 11th with Animals Rock, a charity concert for animals. The event begins at 20:00. Ready to entertain you, there will be Ela Brai, Wildchild, Changeover and Fara Filtru.

imperium live musicThe show will be followed by a Jam Session, so if you’re a guitarist, bass player, drummer or vocalist, you can climb on stage with the band members. The funds will be used for the cats division of Animal Life ONG, which annually helps with treatments, castrations and adoptions of about 600 cats! Anyone who is a cat or rock lover has to get a ticket to this concert. The ticket price is 15 lei per person. Money will be delivered to Animal Life. So, meow on!

Jazz AGAIN, THIS TIME in Atrium

Friday, November 10th, at 21:00, Atrium is home to another great event : the jazz concert of “Kozma Orsi Quartet”. Organisers say that Orsi Kozma has been a unique colour on the palette of the jazz scene in Hungary since their debut in 2008. The concert is announced to be fresh, exciting and refined.

soulprintsThe songs will be part of the band’s third album, “Soulprints”. Those who love jazz can’t miss Friday night at Atrium. Especially when you can make a reservation on Travelscounter, and get a 10% discount to your bill.

MAI vibes by night

Finish your weekend activities top with another A.W.E.S.O.M.E party. The new parties concept launched by MAI Lounge continues this weekend, with a top name in the center of it.mai vibes

Saturday, November 11th, from 22:00, the madness begins at MAI Lounge. After a light warm-up with Rareş C, the DJ desk will be taken over by the one and only Adrian Eftimie. It is said that Eftimie is currently the most sought DJ in Romania, because any party he mixes becomes a success and an unforgettable night. You can’t miss a five stars, awesome party like this! So, hurry up and make reservations for this event – you’ll get access and an epic 15% discount to your bill!

There you have it…a list of very interesting things to see and do this weekend. Hope you get to enjoy it all!

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