Underland Wine & Music Fest took place on February 23 and gathered more than five thousand guests who sang, danced, had fun and walked several thousand steps through the underground galleries of the Cricova winery. The third edition of the festival was dedicated to Dragobete - the messenger of love and the symbol of the long-awaited spring. The event was incredibly popular among tourists and was visited by several hundred guests from Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Belarus, Sweden, Italy and other countries.
This year the festival was organized on a territory of five kilometers in the famous Cricova cellars, where at a depth of more than 30 meters dozens of artists and bands from seven countries took part in an amazing musical show, where each guest received a photo as a souvenir.
In total, the guests of the festival drank 2.5 tons of izvar, enjoyed delicious national dishes and had a lot of fun in 25 entertainment zones, spread throughout the event. Everyone was offered a free tour of the famous underground Cricova museum, the guests visited the underground cinema “Romantica” and had the opportunity to take part in creative master-classes under the guidance of professional sommeliers.
The boldest couples could register their marriage at an improvised Civil Registry Office, and become a married couple for one day. The guests of the event also had the opportunity to visit a real “shaman's cave”. In the Park of Kisses, where the trees glowed with festive illumination, one could relax on the bench or show their vocal abilities at Amore Mio karaoke.
It is worth noting that at the Underland Wine & Music Fest, visitors had the opportunity to expand the horizons of their musical tastes, because on three stages, during all 10 hours, artists from Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, Russia, Italy and Spain entertained the guests with an interesting musical program.
Here is a photoreport made by Madein.md team at the event.