Murten Classic
Events

Murten Classics Festival, August 8-30 2020 (cancelled)

The 2020 edition of the Murten Classics Festival will take place from August 8 to August 30. The Murten Classics is a festival of classical music that has been created more than 30 years ago. It proposes concerts that take place in various locations across the city of Murten / Morat and the surrounding villages.

SlowUp Gruyere
Events

SlowUp Gruyere, July 7 2020 (cancelled)

SlowUp Gruyère is a one day free event where the road in the area of lake of Gruyère (where the famous cheese comes from) is closed to cars. The SlowUp name come from the word ” slow down – pleasure up”. This event is part of a network of 19 SlowUp events in Switzerland that gather more than 400 000 participants every year.

Stars of Sounds Murten
Events

Stars of Sounds Murten / Morat, July 2-4 2020 (cancelled)

Stars of Sounds Murten is an open air music festival that takes place every year between Murten / Morat (July) and Aarberg (June), a small medieval city located not very far in Canton Bern. In 2019, the Murten concerts will take place from July 4 to July 6. International and local pop and rock artists participate to this musical event.

Avenches Opera Festival
Events

International Festival of Sacred Music, Fribourg, June 25 – July 5 2020 (cancelled)

The International Festival of Sacred Music of Fribourg (Festival International de Musiques Sacrées, Fribourg) takes place in Fribourg on alternate years at the beginning of July. It is one of the great classical music events of the summer in Switzerland. Every year, more than 5000 participants attend the concerts given in the extraordinary Baroque church of Saint-Michel College.

SlowUp Murten / Morat
Events

SlowUp Murten Morat, April 26 2020 (cancelled)

The 2020 edition of the slowUp Murtensee will take place Sunday, April 26. 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.

Murten Morat Light Festival,
Events

Murten Morat Light Festival, January 15-26 2020

The Murten / Morat Light Festival (Murten Licht-Festival in German) is an event where the old town of Murten is going to turn into a lighting show of superlatives. Visitors will enjoy artistic productions on buildings, in the streets and on the towers of the town will immerse them into a mysterious and magic world.

Avenches Tattoo
Events

Avenches Tattoo, September 5-7 2019

The Avenches Tattoo is an international music festival has been clearly ranked the 2nd largest event of its kind in Switzerland. It is the only Tattoo that takes place in French speaking Switzerland. The invited high quality musical and choreographic marching bands put on spectacular shows that make the arenas pulsate with incredible sound and arouse the audience’s enthusiasm.