Sala Palatului

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Sala Palatului in 2006

Sala Palatului (The Palace Hall) in Bucharest, Romania is a conference centre and concert hall immediately behind the National Museum of Art of Romania, the former royal palace in the heart of the city. It was built between 1959 and 1960, during the communist era. It has been the site of conferences such as the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the World Congress on Population, the World Congress on Energy, and the World Congress of the Red Cross. The main hall can accommodate 4,060 spectators.

It is now also used as a general conference and convention center and as a concert venue for events such as the George Enescu Festival.

The main hall has a capacity of above 4,000 people. In addition to it, the entrance hall has a surface area of 2,000 m² and is used as an exhibition space. There are also eight small conference rooms for meetings of between 20 and 30 people.

Musical events

  • 2011 Demis Roussos, Edvin Marton, Salvatore Adamo, Nana Mouskouri, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones, Balázs Havasi, Jane Birkin, The Manhattan Transfer, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Elvis Costello, Ten Years After, Hélène Ségara, Pat Metheny, Ali Campbell, Al Bano, Enrico Macias, Al Di Meola, Manu Chao, Gipsy Kings, Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra/100 Violins, Bryan Ferry, Gogol Bordello, Gotan Project, etc.
  • 2012 Lord of the Dance, Steve Vai, Macy Gray, Gianni Morandi, BZN, Gheorghe Zamfir, José Carreras, Pink Martini, Status Quo, John Mayall, David Bisbal, Nigel Kennedy, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Gary Burton, Enrico Macias, Alessandro Safina, Toto Cutugno, Tarja Turunen, Narcotango. Bonnie Tyler, ?tefan B?nic?, Jr., Tudor Gheorghe, Loredana Groza, Taxi, Horia Brenciu, Voltaj, Cleopatra Stratan, etc.
  • 2013 Slash feat. Myles Kennedy, Yanni, Smokie, Tarja Turunen, Mark Knopfler, etc.

See also

  • List of concert halls

External links


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