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Rencontres de folklore internationales de Fribourg (RFI)

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The International Folklore Festival of Fribourg (RFI) is located in the city of Fribourg, Switzerland. Fribourg is a charming medieval town of about 40’000 inhabitants, located at the boarder of French- and German-speaking Switzerland. The RFI was founded in 1973 by Cyrill Renz, Pierre Stempfel and Albert Bugnon and took place every year since then. With an attendance of over 30’000 (600 to 2’500 per show), the RFI has become one of the most important event of the region. A member of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (CIOFF), the RFI is recognized internationally in the folklore scene. It hosts each year from 8 to 10 international traditional dance groups and takes place over 8 days during the month of August.

Dates

16.08 - 23.08.2020

Next dates:  15.08 - 22.08.2021  / 14.08 - 21.08.2022  / 14.08 - 21.08.2022

Place

Switzerland

Fribourg, Switzerland
Case postale
1700 Fribourg CH  (See in )

Contact

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