Facing the Lake Geneva and the mountains, the Aviron stage will offer a varied music program accompanied by narratives in patois. From 9.30am, patois speakers, vocal ensembles and intimate concerts will surely make you want to stop for a while to appreciate the performances.
This stage, located at the heart of the festival, will host the Kiosque à Musiques (Bandstand) from 11.05am to 12.30pm featuring mixed choirs, choirs and accordionists. The route of the procession will end up here around 5pm with a speech from the President of the Council of State. This will be followed by a performance of the "Accroche-Choeur" vocal ensemble and different concerts proposed by the artist Marc Berube and the High Five until the middle of the evening.
From the beginning of the afternoon, successive mixed choirs will enliven the Jardin Doret by singing traditional melodies from Fribourg prior to inviting you to reach the Silent Disco dance floor at 9pm.
All day long, the Village du Monde stage will welcome fanfares, guggenmusiks, Alpine horns and other ensembles to animate the eastern sector of the festival. In the evening, the Gustav Akadémie will present many kinds of music bands.
Discover the history of the armaillis and the winemakers, as well as the links between the regions of Lavaux et Fribourg at the occasion of playful guided hike. Leaving from the Domaine des Faverges, this approx. 2 hours hike will allow you to reach the heart of the festival on foot.
Discover the local craft by strolling through the "Dzins' Market" and meet Fribourgeois passionate about their art! From demos of pottery from Gruyère to steel bells, including apiculture, stained glasses or tavillons works, the artists and craftsmen will blow your mind!
In the Jardin Doret, the children will be invited to use their creativity. The "Pop Pop Poya" concept will allow the children to create the characters of an original Poya thanks to different tools adapted to their age. Whether they are 5, 8 or 12 years old, there will be something for everyone. And in order to make it last, it will possible to see this digital Poya on the website of the Fribourg Day after the event.
Looking for a truly original intimate concert? Embark on a raft built especially for the occasion in order to assist to a exceptional musical interlude! Brilliant musicians will make this floating stage a piece of heaven.
A breathtaking show ! Suspended over the water, some athletes will perform acrobratic figures on highlines. In collaboration with the organizers of "The Highline Extreme" event that gathers every year the best highliners in the world at the top of the Moleson moutain, no doubt that you will experience extreme emotions watching these tightrope walkers!
In front of the Alimentarium, the art from Fribourg will be showcased. The visitors will be able to walk around the lake shore comtemplating different artworks.
What if you were the artist yourself? On the Tour-de-Peilz's platform, the visitors will be invited to contribute to a great participatory piece that will evolve throughout the day.
For those who wish to extend this moment of festivity after sunset, a Silent Disco will make you dance from 9pm to 2am in the Jardin Doret. A wide variety of music genres will allow you to share a great moment of fun with your family and friends. The audio headsets, loaned free of charge in exchange for your ID card, will allow you to switch among 3 music channels. From the Abbé Bovet to David Guetta, there will be something for every taste and every generation.
Like the "Fête des Vignerons", this artistic concept gives the wine a place of honour. The two strong symbols of it that are the Molasse of Fribourg (building stone) and "les Amours" (the last few drops) of a bottle of wine shared with friends will be associated at the occasion of the Fribourg Day. All the visitors will be invited to pour what remains at the bottom of their glass over a massive block of Molasse so the stone get impregnated with the love of all hour after hour.
At 11 am, the official authorities of the Canton of Fribourg will walk a few hundred meters to join the Terrasse de la Confrérie des Vignerons, accompanied by several official entities such as the Landwehr and the Contingent des Grenadiers.
At 4 pm, the official procession will conduct fanfares, choirs, music bands and artists from the beginning of Quai Roussy in Entre-Deux-Villes to the Jardin du Rivage. Some of the participants in the procession will perform on different stages throughout the day.