The 8th edition of “Night of Museums” was celebrated on 19th of May by over 130 Museums from more then 40 Romanian cities. The event eas a real success despite the rainy weather.
Over 150,000 people were interested to spend a night in the most important Museums and Cultural Institutions from Bucharest: The National Museum of Natural History “Grigore Antipa”, The National Museum of Romanian Aviation, The National Museum of Art, The National Museum of History, The National Museum of Geology, “Dimitrie Gusti” National Museum, Bellu Museum and many other more.
“Night of Museums” was a success at Cluj also. The event was celebrated by Museums and many other Cultural Organizations: The Art Museum from Cluj-Napoca, The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, The National Museum of History of Transylvania and the list continues. The number of visitors reached at almost 50,000 persons.Beside visiting the Museums, the visitors were able to enjoy concerts, see films, theatre, shows.
The “Night of Museums” is an event initiated by the French Ministry of Culture. Almost 3,000 European Museums are celebrating it every year. The event takes place every year on Saturday around 18th of May - The International Day of Museums.