The international Alphorn Festival of Nendaz is a musicians meeting place, an official competition, a grand traditional procession, concerts, performances by folk groups, two traditional dances and 'morceaux d'ensemble' (with over 150 players). In brief : a true festival devoted to tradition and folklore.
Gala charity concert with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway together with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra. Admission free, collection. All proceeds from the concerts go to the Galway Scholarship Fund for future Masterclasses. Reservation at the Tourist Information Weggis.
Palenque la Papayera is a typical brass band as found in Cordoba, Atlantico and Bolívar, Caribbean region of Colombia. With creative virtuosity, Palenque will guide you to the roots of cumbia, porro and fandango, the main popular musical genres of carnival. This concert will exceptionally feature the legendary Ramon Benitez on "bombardino"