Press conference FBF 4.0

focsani blues festival
12 iun. 2019

Focșani Blues Festival brings to Romania the best international artists of the moment, in an exceptional location

The biggest Blues Festival in Romania, Focșani Blues Festival, is coming this year with the best international artists of the moment. Arriving at the 4th edition, the festival that put Focșani on the map of the blues cities brings the famous Cuban trumpeter ARTURO SANDOVAL, a reference name of Latin-jazz worldwide.

Arturo Sandoval, the winner of ten Grammy Awards, six Billboard Awards and an Emmy Award, decorated by President Barack Obama with the highest civilian distinction in the United States, the Freedom Medal, will take the stage at the Focsani Blues Festival. The line-up of the festival that will take place on August 29-31, 2019 will be completed by other renowned artists, including Nightlosers, Berti Barbera & Nicu Patoi, Los Mambo Jambo, JT Lauritsen & The Buckshot Hunters, Mission Cimbalom Marius Preda, Kyla Brox or Philipp Fankhauser.

„Focșani Blues Festival is not just a music festival, it is a whole experience that we try to reinvent every year. We are glad that more and more people are joining this initiative, and the interest for Focsani Blues Festival is growing strongly. We carefully select the artists, the location and the set-up, so that we make sure that everything is superlative. This year we have prepared many surprises and besides the line-up, perhaps the most beautiful surprise is the location: an oasis of tranquility in the middle of nature, where the blues chords will resonate harmoniously and will provide an unparalleled experience ”, said Bernard Cheere, the president of the association.

This year, the Focșani Blues Festival will take place in a unique location, dominated by nature and tranquility. The event that will take place on August 29-31, 2019 receives invitations to ZagaZaga, a complex located in the Siret Delta, with a unique concept implemented in Romania, which ensures luxury accommodation conditions at international tourist standards in the middle of nature. Those who want to stay in the heart of the festival, can stay at ZagaZaga in bungalows, luxury tents and even floating houses, from where you can enjoy unique views. Also, a camping area will be organized, all the details regarding the accommodation offers will be found on the festival site.

Focșani Blues Festival will provide free transportation from Focșani to ZagaZaga during the festival. On the website of the festival, you will find all the transport information.

Access to the day scene is free. Tickets and tickets for the main stage are on sale on,, and

About the ESTICA Cultural Association

ESTICA Cultural Association is a non-governmental, non-governmental organization, initiator of the Focsani Blues Festival -FBF- project nominated by the press as the largest and most important Blues Festival in Romania. The association was established in 2016, with the first edition of the festival of Focsani, out of a passion for blues music and of the desire to put Focșani on the international map of the profile festivals. So far, the ESTICA Cultural Association has a team of 10 active and involved people, united for the same purpose: to transform the city into an important center of the Blues movement in Romania, to add value to Focșani and to create a positive image of the local community.

About ZagaZaga

In a space where time seemed to stop and contemplate its silence, Sireto branches his arms that are scattered like veins over an endless stretch, giving birth to a place that belongs to the beauty of the Romanian soil. ZagaZaga is located in the Siret Delta, on the border between Vrancea and Galați County, in the village of Doaga. The access to the resort is easily accessible being located just 200 km from Bucharest on the E 85, (with two lanes on the walking direction), 20 km from Focșani and 13 km from Tecuci.

Within the resort you will find a set of mobile bungalows, floating houses, a cherhana, a private event area for companies, an outdoor swimming pool, as well as an adventure park with tree and Tyrolean trails, all located on the banks of the canals. ZagaZaga resort.

The location is perfect for fishing enthusiasts – over 200 carp trophies between 15-26 kg are found in the resort lake, bicycle, boat or for those who just want to relax.

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