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   09 JUNE 2020

   

FITS - the first big festival in Central and Eastern Europe to be organized online in 2020

The event that for 27 years has opened the city of Sibiu to the world and the world to Sibiu rewrites history becoming the first big performing arts festival in Central and Eastern Europe to go fully digital this year. For 10 days, FITS 2020, the special #online edition themed “Empowered”, brings 138 events from 30 countries and 5 continents to the homes of the spectators. More than 14,400 minutes of theatre, dance, music, contemporary circus, conferences, debates, play readings and children’s shows will be streamed free of charge between 12-21 June on the official website of FITS, www.sibfest.ro, as well as on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Organized under the High Patronage of the President of Romania, this year's special edition of FITS will bring on the “online stage” some of the greatest performances in the world, much acclaimed and awarded at international level. This year's Festival design follows the same well-known structure as during the last 27 years, including no less than 13 different sections: theatre, dance, outdoor, contemporary circus, music, opera, film, special conferences, Therme Forum, the Sibiu Performing Arts Market, the Doctoral Platform, as well as a new section dedicated to the little ones, FITS for KIDS. Every day, the Festival programme starts at 9.30 a.m. and ends at 12 a.m. All the events will be restreamed during the night for our spectators in other time zones on the five continents wherefrom FITS has selected performances: Asia, North America, South America, Australia and Europe.

The Sibiu International Theatre Festival is organized by the “Radu Stanca” National Theatre of Sibiu. The Sibiu City Hall is the main funder of the event.

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