Sibiu International Theatre Festival

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The Sibiu International Theatre Festival (Romanian: Festivalul Internațional de Teatru de la Sibiu) is the most important annual festival of performing arts in Romania. The programme brings participants from 70 countries into Sibiu, and it has 350 events taking place in 66 areas, and caters for 35,000 spectators. The festival lasts for ten days, and is attended by famous groups in the performing arts, Romanian and foreign filmmakers, critics, local and foreign cultural tourism operators. Tens of thousands of people from the town itself, the local region and abroad meet in Sibiu to celebrate a cultural event aimed at promoting globally recognised standards over its ten days of performances and artistic creativity.