Wednesday 22nd of April

Welcome Cocktail
/ Gabroveni Inn

21:00 Walk around the old city centre


Thursday 23rd of April

Opening of the City under Microscope

Sorin Oprescu, General Mayor of Bucharest and LUCI President


9:45 – 11:15 Bucharest urban lighting strategy



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10:45 Coffee break


11:15 Walking tour in Bucharest city centre


12:15 Lunch


14:00 – 15:00 Bucharest urban lighting strategy (continued)



15:00 Coffee break


15:30 – 16:30 Event lighting in Bucharest




16:30     Executive Committee meeting (for LUCI EC members only)


18:30     Dinner / Caru cu Bere


21:00 Inauguration of Bucharest light festival


Friday 24th of April


9:30 – 12:30 City LED Forum

Moderator: Jan Dictus, Goja

Organised with the support of the EU SSL-erate project, this morning session aims to facilitate the exchange of experiences and knowledge between cities on LED outdoor lighting. A unique opportunity for cities to have a better understanding of the latest LED evolutions and to get concrete answers to their questions!

9:30 Keynote speeches


10:30 Coffee break


10:45 City to city meetings

An opportunity to discuss key issues in outdoor LED lighting today, such as procurement, total cost of ownership, interoperability of control systems, social acceptance, etc. in city-to-city meetings of 15 to 20 minutes each. Find answers to your questions with experts from municipalities from around Europe, among which:

  • Copenhagen on procurement and the tendering process
  • Eindhoven on LED lighting and energy grids
  • Jyväskylä on cost vs. luminaire quality vs. lighting quality
  • Lyon on control systems and presence detection
  • Malaga on LEDs and social acceptance
  • Bucharest on financing solutions for LED lighting projects


12:30     Lunch


14:00 – 16:20 Lighting Bucharest historical heritage and monuments


16:20 LUCI Announcements


17:00     Free time


20:00 Bucharest LED lighting tour (by bus)


21:00     Dinner / Casa Doina


Saturday 25th of April

(optional programme)

9:30     Departure from the hotel

10:00 Visit of the Parliament Palace – the People House

14:00    Lunch / Bran Castle

15:30 Visit of the Bran Castle (Dracula Castle)

17:15     Departure to Azuga or to Bucharest

20:00   Arrival at Bucharest Airport

20:45    Back to the hotel in Bucharest

20:00   Dinner and night in Azuga / LuxGarden hotel
(only for the participants who have chosen the Saturday and Sunday 2-day package)


bran castle


Sunday 26th of April

optional programme

9:30     Departure from the hotel

10:15 Visit of Cantacuzino Castle

12:15     Lunch in Sinaia / Bastion Restaurant

13:30 Visit of Peles and Pelisor Castles

15:45     Departure to Bucharest

18:00     Arrival at Bucharest Airport

18:45     Back to the hotel in Bucharest


sunday castle



Optional programme prices (per person):

  •     Saturday 25th morning: 25€
  •     Saturday 25th all day (incl. lunch): 85€
  •     Saturday 25th – Sunday 26th (incl. lunches, dinner and accomodation in Azuga): 250€

Payment by bank transfer before April 20th, 2015.

Please note that this optional programme is subject to cancellation if there are less than 20 participants.