News and events in Fribourg, Murten, Morat, Bulle, Gruyere, Estavayer, Switzerland

Murten Classic, August 13 – September 3 2017

The 2017 edition of the Murten Classic will take place from August 13 to September 3. Murten Classic is a festival of classical music with concerts taking place in various locations across the city of Murten / Morat and the surrounding villages.

Stars of Sounds Murten / Morat, July 7-8 2017

Stars of Sounds Murten is an open air music festival that takes place every year between Murten / Morat and Aarberg. In 2017, the Murten concerts will take place July 7 and 8. International and local pop and rock artists participate to this musical event.

Avenches Opera Festival (cancelled in 2017)

!!! There will be no Avenches Opera Festival in 2017, the next event will be in 2018 !!! The Avenches Opera Festival takes place yearly since 1995 at the beginning of July in the beautiful historical location of the ancient Roman arenas, near the Lake of Murten / Morat. Past editions features famous opera such as Aida, Carmen, Nabucco, The Enchanted Flute, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Don Giovanni, Lucia di Lammermoor, La Bohème etc.

SlowUp Murten Morat, April 24 2016

SlowUp is a one day free event where the road around the Lake Murten or Murteensee (in German) or Lac de Morat (in French) is closed to cars. The SlowUp name come from the word ” slow down – pleasure up”.