Whether you like fairy tales, historical tales or special effects, ARCUB is sure to satisfy with the production of the only international street theater festival in Bucharest, B-FIT in the Street! The city lights up with unexpected characters who stir in the crowd and interact with passers-by. This incredible feat of entertainment mastery has a lot to offer planners looking to find new and fresh ways to create experiences for their guests.
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The eighth edition B-FIT in the Street took place this summer with 21 plays, nine participating countries and hundreds of artists. Every evening, the historic center, University Square or the George Enescu Square, lit the skyline with games of fire, acrobatics, horse giants and interactive street theater. Guests experienced everything from countesses, giraffes, gigantic harlequins or ballerinas.
Austria, Spain, UK, Germany and Italy were among the countries participating in B-FIT in the Street! 2016 edition with a program eclectic pantomime, circus, comedy, dance, acrobatics, music and street parade, Romanian signed Mask Theatre,and productions of scale by France and Netherlands.
“The first edition B-FIT in the Street! 2008 started with a challenge that is to change for several days, the way the city lives, so just to get to the people who live in them and to trigger a schimbare- be it state their spirit or the way they relate to Bucharest. Last year, however, the role the festival has become even greater “ , says Mihaela Paun, director ARCUB. Since 2015, the International Street Theatre Festival B-FIT in the Street! It is part of a series of events to support the candidacy of Bucharest for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021, a process that aims to transform the ordinary inhabitants of Bucharest participants modelers and even cultural life of the city.
For four days, B-FIT in the Street! 2016 opened the streets of Bucharest which creates a space for interaction between residents, tourists, artists and the city.
Information about street theater troupes participating videos from previous editions, photographs and booklet are available on the festival website http://www.bfitfestival.arcub.ro/