The festival showcases a variety of food items prepared by artisans according to traditional or innovative recipes. We use mostly local ingredients and sustainable production practices. Locally produced craft beers, vegetarian and vegan menus, local and international cuisine, craft ciders, pressed juices, cold foods, jams, sausages, cakes, artisanal breads, dairy and specialty cheeses – all this year. is part of the gastronomic offering of
Tastings are held at the producers’ stands throughout the festival to accompany their product stories. There are demonstrations of traditional cooking techniques such as making majiunur and pita in a pot.
To highlight the importance of small food producers and encourage the public to explore taste diversity, LA PAS branded products are launched: cheese, bread, honey, cider and craft beer. , scented candles, etc., produced by local associations.
All stands will be open from 3pm on Friday, September 23rd. On Friday nights, the Murani Circus School presents a show of tightrope walking and vertical acrobatics.
Timisoara residents and tourists await daily concert programs by artists JazzyBit, Mădălina Pavăl Live Orchestra, Simion Bogdan-Mihai and Lăutarii de Mătase. Record DJs: Angel (SouledOut), Rapala (Soulheads) :ratio, Hungary’s Kira Németh & Bela Wittek, Portugal’s Nina Ninar – Telma Pereira, Carlos Garcia.
“5 minutes for a meeting with you” will be held throughout the three days of the festival. This is an artistic installation built in real time, featuring visitors, craftsmen and volunteers. During the festival, participants are invited to sit for five minutes of her, observe or be observed, and paint or be drawn by the artist Ligia Her Fernandez.
For children, adults and seniors, addressing topics such as access to safe water, how to make polenta, circuses for children and parents, sensory education with aromatic plants, how to make pizza, and how to change advertising. Over 20 workshops are available. Sustainable Product Waste, Green Fashion: Practices for Sustainable Consumers, Sustainable Cities Through the Eyes of Children and Anti-Waste Bottles.
Organized in partnership with the Seneca Society, Eco PlaygroundEcologos is an interactive space where children can learn all about ecological footprints, open for play and learning throughout the festival.
On the final day of the festival, a workshop will be held to make borscht according to traditional Ukrainian recipes. Borscht will be added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Endangered list in 2022. UNESCO declared the dish “endangered” due to the conditions caused by the war that started in Ukraine in 2022, defining it as an extreme emergency.
Admission and participation in all LA PAS Festival activities is free.
It is also a celebration of sustainability. The full program of the festival can be found here.
The project is part of the cultural program “Timişoara 2023 – European Capital of Culture” and is funded by the City of Timisoara through the Project Centre.