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The Edelweiss Festival

The 73nd edition

Make a date for 14 July for a show unparalleled in Savoie, combining authenticity and tradition!

Once again, this year, the streets of Bourg Saint Maurice will echo to the sound of various mountain folk groups to give not just your ears a treat but your eyes too thanks to the colours of the traditional costumes.

On the programme for this the 73rd festival

- From 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.: Traditional market with demonstrations of old crafts and savoir-faire from the past - Exhibitors – Game Stalls - Workshops.
- 10.30 a.m.: Parade of folk groups
- 11.45 a.m.: Concert in the place Marcel Gaimard
- 2.30 to 5.30 p.m.: Street entertainments from the folk groups
- 5.30 p.m.: Gala Show
- 9.00 p.m.: Folk Dance

Groups appearing at the 73rd Festival

La Pastourelle (Shepherd Girl) from Val d’Arly,
Carnica Ballet from Slovakia,
The Bresse Folk Group,
Sintana from Colombia
Les Mailles et Béguines,
Iberoamericano from Paraguay
Portugal,
Les Tétras Lyres (Black Grouse)
Les Frontières (The Frontiers).

NB: free shows and events can be held in the College gymnasium in the event of rain.

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The Edelweiss Festival

The 72nd edition


Come on the 09 and 10 July for a spectacle without equal in Savoie; a blend of authenticity and tradition!

On the programme for this the 72nd occasion

Saturday 09 July
- 10.00 a.m.: opening ceremony
- From 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.00 to 6.00 p.m.: street entertainment
- 6.00 p.m.: musical aperitif
- 8.00 p.m.: gala show


Sunday 10 July
- 10.30 a.m.; group parade.
- From 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.: cheese market and demonstration of ancient skills
- From 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.: street entertainment
- 5.30: closing show

NB: free shows and events may take place in the gymnasium in the event of rain.

The Edelweiss Festival

The 71st edition


Come on the 11 and 12 July for a spectacle without equal in Savoie; a blend of authenticity and tradition!

On the programme for this the 71st occasion

Saturday 11 July
- 11.00 a.m.: opening ceremony
- From 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.30 to 5.30 p.m.: Street entertainment
- 7.30 p.m.: gala show


Sunday 12 July
- 10.30 a.m.; group parade
- 11.45 a.m.: drinks - concert by 2 wind bands, Altensteig and Echo du Saint-Bernard
- From 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.: craft fare and demonstration of ancient skills
- From 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.: street entertainment
- 5.30: closing show Further information here

NB: free shows and events may take place in the gymnasium in the event of rain.

The Edelweiss

Festival


Come and see the 70th Edelweiss Festival with its 12 folk groups from mountain regions on 12 and 13 July 2014!

Shows, street entertainment, parades, craft fair and demonstrations of old crafts can all be enjoyed in a festive atmosphere.

Between « Mountains and traditions « - the theme chosen for this year’s event – you will discover a diversity of different cultures and folklores from different parts of the world as well as France. A unique opportunity for young and old to exchange and share their traditions!

The programme for the 70 festival:

 

Saturday:
- 11.00 a.m. – opening ceremony in the Church Square
- 11.30 a.m. /1.00 p.m.: street entertainments
- 3.00/5.30 p.m.: street entertainments
- 6.00/8.00 p.m.: gala show in the place de la Mairie
- 9.00 p.m.: folk dance


Sunday:
- 10.00 a.m. /6.00 p.m.: craft market, demonstrations of past skills and old crafts in the Rue Desserteaux
- 10.30 a.m.: parade in the town centre
- Midday: musical entertainment in the place de la Mairie
- 3.00/5.30 p.m.: street entertainments
- 6.00/7.30 p.m.: folk show in the place de la Mairie
The evening will carry on in the funicular car park with a firework display and the fire-fighter’s dance