Piața Constituției

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Piaţa Constituţiei, as seen from the balcony of the Palace of the Parliament.

Piața Constituției (Romanian for "Constitution Square") is one of the largest squares in the centre of Bucharest, Romania. The square is standing face-to-face with the Palace of the Parliament (biggest building in Europe) and it is bisected by the Bulevardul Unirii (Union Boulevard) and by the Bulevardul Libertății (Liberty Bvd.).[1] The square is one of the best places to organize concerts and parades of Bucharest. Yearly, the mayor of Bucharest organizes the New Year's Party in this square.[2]The square is also used to host military parades in honor of the National Day of Romania.

Concerts[edit]

Concerts in Constitution Square
Date Artist Tour Attendance
16 May 2010 Australia AC/DC Black Ice 55,000[3]
5 June 2010 England Elton John European Tour
7 May 2011 Colombia Shakira The Sun Comes Out 20,000[4]
6 June 2011 England Sting Symphonicity 10,000[5]
10 July 2011 United States Bon Jovi Live 50,000[6]
16 August 2012 United States Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball 35,000[7]
22 September 2012 Canada Leonard Cohen Old Ideas 15,000[8]
24 July 2013 England Iron Maiden Maiden England 15,000[9]
28 August 2013 England Roger Waters The Wall 50,000[10]
17 July 2015 England Robbie Williams Let Me Entertain You Tour 60,000[11]
5 June 2015 Netherlands André Rieu Bucharest Tour (7-concert marathon) 84,000[12]
2 September 2015 Argentina Violetta Violetta Live
5 June 2016 United States Maroon 5 Maroon V Tour 25,000
11 June 2016 Netherlands André Rieu
21 June 2016 EnglandUnited States Queen + Adam Lambert Summer Festival Tour 40,000
29 July 2016 England Muse Drones World Tour 17,000
30 July 2016 England Iron Maiden The Book of Souls World Tour 25,000
14 August 2016 Barbados Rihanna ZUtopia Music Festival 50,000
15 August 2016 United States Steve Aoki
17 August 2016 Australia Sia
24 September 2016 Republic of Ireland Róisín Murphy Take Her Up to Monto Tour
22 June 2017 Italy Andrea Bocelli

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Streets of Bucharest: Constitution Square". Strazibucuresti.ro. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  2. ^ Etves, Antoaneta. "Another New Year party in Constitution's". Evz.ro. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  3. ^ "MEGA-concert! AC/DC a electrizat duminica seara Bucurestiul". Stirile Pro TV. 17 May 2010.
  4. ^ "Shakira, Roxette sau Bon Jovi. Care dintre concertele anului 2011 ti-a placut cel mai mult?". Stirile Pro TV. 31 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Concert Sting la Bucureşti: 10.000 de spectatori s-au strâns în Piaţa Constituţiei". Gândul. 6 June 2011.
  6. ^ Dinu, Clarice (11 July 2011). "Am fost la CONCERTUL BON JOVI DE LA BUCUREŞTI şi confirm ce a scris Jon pe pagina de Facebook: "INCREDIBIL!"". Gândul.
  7. ^ "SHOW-ul anului la Bucuresti. Lady Gaga in fata a 35.000 de fani: "Voi sunteti viata universului meu"". Stirile Pro TV. 17 August 2012.
  8. ^ Dan, Alina (23 September 2012). "Leonard Cohen a adus "Old Ideas" la Bucureşti". Mediafax.
  9. ^ Anghel, Mihai (25 July 2013). "Poze de la concertul Iron Maiden din Piața Constituției de pe 24 iulie 2013". InfoMusic.
  10. ^ "Roger Waters la finalul show-ului "The Wall" de la Bucureşti: "Acest concert a însemnat enorm pentru mine!"". Adevărul. 28 August 2013.
  11. ^ "Mesajul lui Robbie Williams dupa concertul de la Bucuresti. "Uneori este atat de frumos incat nu poti descrie"". Stirile Pro TV. 18 July 2015.
  12. ^ Călin, Dorina (15 June 2015). "Aproximativ 84.000 de spectatori, la cele şapte concerte susţinute de André Rieu la Bucureşti". Mediafax.

Coordinates: 44°25′38″N 26°05′30″E / 44.42722°N 26.09167°E / 44.42722; 26.09167