Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Location: Piata Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania.

Event: Large protests are expected to occur in and around Piata Victoriei, Saturday, August 10, 2019 between 1700-2200.  The group intends to mark the one year anniversary of the August 10, 2018 demonstrations.

The Romanian Government and law enforcement entities are aware of the impending protest and are prepared to take all appropriate security measures.  This will include road closures around Piata Victoriei likely before, during, and after the protest.

Protests and demonstrations are often unpredictable.  It is expected that normal pedestrian and vehicular traffic in these areas will be adversely affected.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of Piata Victoriei.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Make contingency plans to exit quickly if needed.


U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Phone number: +40-21-270-6000

Email address:

Embassy website:

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Romania Country Information 

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