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Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg

Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg

Aug 15, 2022Aug 21, 2022
Various venues
Fribourg
20 Swiss francs for a standard adult ticket

Over 300 dancers, singers and musicians gather together in Canton Fribourg to perform folk acts from different countries at Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg (RFI). This renowned international folk music and dance festival strives to preserve the continuity of these folk art forms and it’s the only event of its kind in Switzerland.

Cultural exchange in folk dancing, singing and live music

RFI was established in 1973 to encourage cultural exchange with other nations in the form of folk dancing, singing and music-making. Each year, between six and 10 different ensembles perform, usually from all continents of the world. There are even special performances aimed at kids.

RFI venues

Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg performance will take place in the following areas of Canton Fribourg:

  • Saint-Leonard
  • Cormanon
  • Villars-sur-Glâne
  • Sarine-Ouest

Plan your visit to Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg

Get your tickets on the RFI website. Standard adult tickets cost 20 Swiss francs. There's free entrance for children aged 16 and under at certain performances. RFI tickets grant access to the public transport network in Fribourg, valid in the Frimobil zone 10, including the Park & Ride system.