Metal festival at the heart of Transylvania
The ARTmania Festival is an art festival, held in the Romanian town of Sibiu.
The festival, one of the most important projects developed by ARTmania, was first organized in the summer of 2006 and it has been held every summer since. The main attraction of the festival is the music: rock and metal bands perform in the Large Square (Piaţa Mare) during the first two days weekend of the festival.
Major bands have performed at the festival including Nightwish, HIM, Opeth, Amorphis, Anathema, Lacrimosa, Tiamat, My Dying Bride and Within Temptation and the festival grows each year.