1 - 3 September 2017
Teleki Estate Gorneşti, Mureş






Fun activities at AWAKE

In less than two weeks, the first edition of AWAKE will open its gates, and between the dozens of international, Romanian and Hungarian artists that will perform during the 3 days festival, we also have prepared numerous activities for a wonderful outdoor vacation.

Teleki Estate proves to be the perfect host for one of the most beautiful festival experiences to happen in Tirgu Mures. Besides the amazing performances on the two main stages, The CUBE Main Stage provoked by Grolsch and The River Stage powered by Pepsi, AWAKE promises exciting activities, giving visitors options for every taste:

THE PLAYGROUND – a space where people of all ages can play, featuring a zip line, a climbing wall, indian bridge, human fussball, box tower and for the daring – archery.

FOREST LOUNGE – a relaxation area in the middle of the forest with a rich selection of titles from Litera publishing house that will be available for browsing and borrowing in the festival’s library: FOREST Library. For other kind of exercises for the mind, check out BOARD GAMES by the Lake.

SERENITY MEADOW – a space dedicated to physical and spiritual relaxation. A SHISHA Lounge with flavored hookahs, a delicious fresh fruit bar but also fitness, yoga and pilates sessions, scheduled in the morning, for those who want to be ready for another festival day.

BAZAAR – this one’s for the shopaholics and those who find relaxation while shopping. Find in our BAZAAR  a complete list of clothing and accessories for festival:

  • ColorEscu t-shirts
  • MadamMitza happy colorful socks
  • Sacpartout bags made with love
  • temporary tattoos by Flash Tattoos
  • wood accessories by Differential Kraft
  • clothing, caps and fanny packs by Nerv
  • a rich collection of boardgames brought to you by Ludicus
  • bags, wallets and leather accessories branded by ZIG Leather
  • accessories by Devla Accessories
  • Magic Mint t-shirts
  • accessories by Lehel Jewelry

FEED YOUR MIND Platform – an interactive and discussion-driven area where festival goers can find their daily dose of inspiration and information. Starting with Open Mic sessions where young entrepreneurs are encouraged to share their stories and promote their initiatives, to speaker panels from different creative industries, Feed Your Mind Platform addresses those who are always looking for inspiration and whose mind and imagination are working at maximum speed. Sessions include:

  • Personal Development workshops by Scoala de Valori
  • Documentary screenings by WWF
  • Short inspirational and nonconventional documentary screenings provoked by Grolsch
  • Interviews with the artists moderated by Hefe, provoked by Grolsch
  • Open Mic sessions
  • Photography exhibition
  • Coffee with the organisers
  • Other surprises

TREEHOUSE STAGE – this will be, just like the name suggests, a stage set up in one of the oldest trees of Teleki estate. Each day between 17:00 – 20:00, there will be a DJing workshop, available for everyone, with DJ Undoo and Psihotrop. Te evenings will go to students of TheDJ.ro school and winners of the AWAKE the DJ in you contest.

The festival will have two main food areas: The Castle Food Court and The Garden Food Court, where the public will feast on different types of dishes, from traditional to gourmet and street food.

Our amazing local partners will definitely bring on the fun so do visit Chill Garden by J’ai Bistrot, where everyday Brody & Dr. Panda, Dex and Le Minion will mix some music, and The Wire by Office Clubul Presei, where you cand enjoy theater plays and performances from Țapinarii and Fără Zahar (1st of September), The Bread Pits and Straight from the Bottle (2nd of September), Soul Serenade and Ska-Nk Acustic (3rd of September).

A surprise for all the wine lovers is the festival’s own wine, courtesy of Crama Liliac from Transylvania. Awake Festival Official Wine by Liliac will be available for tasting at Bruno Wine bar, along with other varieties like Young Liliac Fresh and Liliac Fetească Regală.

For those who prefer beer, The Experimentalist Brewery – provoked by Grolsch is the place to be. Their selection includes Grolsch Premium Lager and Grolsch Weizen (wheat, blonde, unfiltered beer), specialty beers, craft beers, imported beer, flavored beer and cider.

Grolsch is bringing some creative challenges in the Grolsch AWAKENING area. Awaken your imagination by personalizing your own t-shirt or creating some unique pictures using different, rare and interesting techniques. Grolsch helps with the recycling by offering fun prizes to the participants who return the plastic cups.

Pepsi – Cola Living Room is the place for relaxation between concerts, while Pepsi Taste Challenge offers the chance to discover your favorite cola flavor.

Raiffeisen Relax, Play, Fun are the key words that define the activity series planned by Raiffeisen Bank for the first edition of AWAKE, from virtual reality games to recreational areas or 360o photo boots, also offering functional support for festival goers with recharging points and safe boxes. More than that, Raiffeisen Bank, the official bank of AWAKE, is also the operational partner of the transactional system, along with Festipay, being prepared for the audience with more credit points but also a helpdesk point.

Each evening, starting with 20:30, at Cinema Under The Bridge, cinema lovers can watch a special selection of movies powered by Transylvania International Film Festival. More details can be found here.

Along the way, visitors can discover the winning projects of ARTDOOR, big art installation contest, and also the project awarded by Grolsch, Lampnest.

And because all of this has to be seen and told, AWAKE invites everyone to share their experience on Facebook and Instagram with free internet provided by Telekom Romania.

Tickets are available on www.eventim.ro. Festival 3 day pass is 181 lei or 205 lei including camping. Day tickets are 79 lei. Festival schedule is available on www.awakefestival.ro, but also on the Facebook page www.facebook.com/AWAKEFestival.ro.