Alphorn festival 2024
alphorn Festival Kleinwalsertal
From the 11th - 15th of September 2024, Kleinwalsertal will once again be all about the alphorn. Alphorn groups from near and far provide a special sound experience - on the mountain and in the valley. The programme offers many opportunities to enjoy the unique sound of the former shepherd's instrument or to try it out for yourself: Alphorn hikes, alphorn courses and the traditional alphorn serenade are just some of the highlights. The grand finale of the Alphorn Festival on Sunday is a must: concerts by renowned alphorn groups from the German-speaking world guarantee a real treat of the sound of nature and the final choir with all the alphorn players promises goosebumps!
REVIEW - THESE WERE THE ALPHORN DAYS 2022
After a break due to corona, alphorn fans from near and far celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Alphorn Days on the weekend of September 7-10, 2022.
A colorful program around the instrument of the mountains inspired alphorn fans throughout Kleinwalsertal. The sounds of the alphorn groups could be heard at various locations on the mountain and in the valley, as well as on alphorn hikes in the Gemsteltal and Bärgunttal. In alphorn courses & workshops, led by Berthold Schick, experienced alphorn players and beginners who wanted to try their hand at alphorn playing were able to expand their skills.
At the big alphorn serenade the traditional costume group Kleinwalsertal, the Walser alphorn blowers as well as the workshop participants around lecturer Berthold Schick enchanted with alphorn, dance and traditional costume.
The grand finale was the 10th edition of the Alphorn Festival - a special highlight was the overall choir, with about 45 alphorn players from six nations. In addition to Austria, Germany and Switzerland, guests and groups from Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Belgium had also arrived.