Press Releases 2021 - 2022


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SAMAEL and Pain of Salvation join the festival line-up, new important names will be soon announced

Emperor, iconic name and one of the symphonic black metal pioneers, chooses ARTmania Festival for its first concert in Romania. SAMAEL, an industrial black metal pioneer, also joins, together with Pain of Salvation, the line-up of the festival



A better future for the young generation is born in the center of Sibiu: ARTmania Festival, together with the Hope and Homes for Children Foundation, the association " Pune mana pe chitara " and FEPRA prove that it is possible

ARTmania, one of the longest-running rock festivals in Romania, together with Kaufland Romania, announces the launch of a partnership with the Hope and Homes for Children Foundation to support the children in need cared by the foundation.



Music, exhibitions, reading and traditions meet again at ARTmania Festival 2022

ARTmania Festival, in collaboration with the ASTRA Museum Complex, the Brukenthal National Museum and the ASTRA Sibiu County Library continues the series of alternative cultural events prepared for the 15th edition by offering free access based on the festival bracelet to: reading activities, interactive seminars for adults and children and exhibitions with free access for students.


ARTmania Festival launches an anniversary accomodation package!

On it’s 15th anniversary edition, ARTmania Festival launches the „ARTmania bed & music” package, specially designed for festival goers who want to enjoy an unforgettable experience brought by the 3 concert and alternative events days seasoned with a top accomodation, in the heart of the city, within a short walking distance from the festival site, situated in the Large Square of Sibiu.



ARTmania Festival to offer jobs to the Ukrainian community in Sibiu

ARTmania, the longest-lasting and most important rock festival in Romania, offers the local Ukrainian community a series of work opportunities for this year's edition.


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Stoned Jesus, the Ukrainian psych rock trio, to perform at ARTmania Festival 2022

ARTmania, the cult rock festival in Sibiu, Romania, announces the addition to this year's line-up: the Ukrainian psych rock trio Stoned Jesus, one of the most famous rock bands in Eastern Europe.




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Members of the European Metal Festival Alliance (EMFA), have today launched a new "Metal United" t-shirt, with all proceeds going to a recognized relief charity to aid Ukrainian people most in need in their current crisis.


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Meshuggah, iconic presence on the international metal scene, comes to ARTmania Festival 2022

Meshuggah, iconic and „genre defining” name for the international metal scene, one of the ten most important hard and heavy metal according to the „Rolling Stone” magazine, joins the ARTmania Festival 2022 line-up, returning to Romania, with an explosive show precisely after ten years since their first concert here.



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The legendary Mercyful Fate joins ARTmania Festival’s 2022 line-up together with Pain of Salvation, Leprous and Dordeduh

Mercyful Fate, one of the most influential bands of the international metal scene, the iconic King Diamond’s brainchild, chooses ARTmania for their first show in Romania. The new additions to the festival line-up also include (a-z) Dordeduh (RO), Leprous (NO) and Pain of Salvation (SE), being strengthened by (a-z) Bucovina (RO), Cult of Luna (SE), Taine (RO) and The Vintage Caravan (ISL) who reconfirmed their presence at the next year’s edition.


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Transatlantic, the „mothership” of the modern progressive rock, lands at ARTmania 2022

For the first time in Romania, Transatlantic, the prog supergroup Beard, voice, guitar, keyboard), Pete Trewavas (Marillion, bass) and Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings, guitar) will perform at the 15th edition of ARTmania Festival, which will take place during 22nd - 24th of July 2022.



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ARTmania Evenings - Details and event schedule

Along the three ARTmania Evenings days the fans will meet well known Romanian rock bads (a-z): Am Fost La Munte Si Mi-a Placut, Dirty Shirt, Implant pentru Refuz, Lucifer – A Rock Opera, RoadkillSoda, Taine si White Walls.


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Cancelling of ARTmania Festival 2021

With great sadness, we are forced to announce that ARTmania Festival will be postponed for 2022, during 22nd – 24th of July.


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