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International Folklore Festival

Rencontres de folklore internationales
Case postale 1300
1700 Fribourg

+41 44 586 32 80

rfi.ch

Every summer, the Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg (RFI) bring together eight to ten ensembles performing the traditional folklore of their country.

Nearly 300 dancers, singers and musicians join Fribourg to share the joy and the colours of their traditions with the festival’s audience. The RFI are today the only annual event of this type in Switzerland.

For these few days in August, Fribourg is transformed into a bubbling cultural melting pot.

The festival runs thanks to the work of a committee and the involvement of more than 300 volunteers. Around 30,000 spectators take part in this event every year.

The 18 Aug 2019
The 19 Aug 2019
The 20 Aug 2019
The 21 Aug 2019
The 22 Aug 2019
The 23 Aug 2019
The 24 Aug 2019
The 25 Aug 2019

The RFI will take place in the city center of Fribourg at the Georges-Python square with the Village of the nations as entertainement during the week.

Opening (Wednesday) and ending (Sunday) shows: Basket Hall St-Léonard

The Gala-performances will take place at Equilibre (Thursday + Friday). Tickets available at Fribourg Tourism.

Rencontres de folklore internationales
Case postale 1300
1700 Fribourg

+41 44 586 32 80

rfi.ch

Opening hours

The 18 Aug 2019
The 19 Aug 2019
The 20 Aug 2019
The 21 Aug 2019
The 22 Aug 2019
The 23 Aug 2019
The 24 Aug 2019
The 25 Aug 2019

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