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Rock newcomers and legends on ARTmania stage, celebrating festival’s 10th anniversary

The oldest Romanian rock festival, ARTmania, brings big and new names on the same stage, the organizers announce.

Thus, at the end of July, in Sibiu, the 10th ARTmania Festival will be taking place, as it has been every summer since 2006.

According to a press release, Anathema, Saturnus and Enemy of Reality will be seen live in the Medieval Large Square of Sibiu on Friday, July 31, 2015. On Saturday, Nümph, the festival latest addition to the line-up, an extraordinary progressive rock newcomer, followed by the legends, Clan of Xymox & Apocalyptica, will bell shaking the grounds of Transylvania at its tenth year anniversary. Furthermore, the access is free this time at the concerts taking place in the Large Square.

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Alongside the most beautiful free access rock concerts organised in the Large Square, during the festival week various concerts in different locations, movie screenings organised with Brukenthal National Museum and Dracula Film Festival and a Global Battle of the Bands contest promoting the local-national acts will be taking place.

Theos will prepare the festival ground on Saturday, July 25, with a live concert, on Tuesday For My Sins will be playing in Oldies Club, Consequence on Wednesday night in Hard Rock Sibiu and on Thursday the GBOB ARTmania Semifinal will take place, with 18 performances in a marathon Sibiu has not seen before. The Angels Kill the Pirates, The EMP, Eternal Fire, Fading Circles, For the Wicked, Hteththemeth, Hybrid Symphony, Nuvijan, Onenightstand, Rapture, Ringtone, Westfallia and Wildchild will all be included in the GBOB program.

The complete event schedule is available on the ARTmania Festival Sibiu 2015 official website. The program starts at 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and activities end at midnight.

The ARTmania Festival week presents concerts, alternative events, museums, exhibitions, book readings, workshops and themed parties. The festival continues to promote events derived from rock culture in the week July 27 – August 2 reunited under the slogan “10 Years of ARTmania Festival” powered by Tuborg.


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