Started in 2008 as a part of ACCUMM Foundation Concert Series in Sutu Palace, a beautiful historical building located in the center of Bucharest, the Guitar Evenings (Serile de chitară in Romanian) has grown as one of the most important guitar festivals in Romania. Founded by Costin Soare and Petru Maier Bianu, writer and cineast, the festival is now organized by Kitharalogos Cultural Association, whose has among its objectives the following: bringing top-class guitarists to play recitals in Bucharest; offering masterclasses to the young guitarists and giving them the opportunity to play in the special gala from Sutu Palace; organizing each year a conference on different subject matters regarding the guitar and its development; stimulating the young generation of Romanian composers to write for guitar, an instrument unfortunately neglected by most of the important Romanian composers; promoting the young generation of Romanian guitarists with a developing career in the country and abroad; organizing each year a historical instrument concert (lute, archlute etc.)

Since becoming an international festival (2015, the 5th edition), important guitarists from all over the world and important local guitarist have given recitals and masterclasses in Bucharest in places such as: National University of Music, The National University Library, „George Enescu” National Museum, Instituto Cervantes, Balassi Institute. The Bucharest music lovers and guitarists have had the opportunity to listen live to Carlo Marchione, Gabriel Bianco, Duo Melis, Lorenzo Micheli, Andras Csaki, Mircea Gogoncea, Bogdan Mihăilescu etc.etc., with a broad range of repertoire from Renaissance music to Contemporary music (including at least 10 world premieres by Romanian composers in the „musica…” project of Costin Soare).