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Valais Drink Pure Alphorn Festival

Concerts & festivals

Every year, the Valais Drink Pure Festival brings together around 200 alphorn players for its unique competition and its spellbinding ensemble pieces. In addition, it is an opportunity for spectators to plunge into a world of folklore and traditions.

See timetable
Saturday09:45 - 00:00
Sunday08:30 - 15:30

The Valais Drink Pure Festival International Alphorn Festival in Nendaz is a gathering of players, an official competition, a large traditional parade, concerts, performances by folklore groups, two country dances and ensemble pieces (with more than 150 players). In short: a true traditional festival dedicated to folklore.

This year, due to the pandemic, the festival is concentrating on what made its essence at its beginning: the alphorn competition (see the programme below).

  • Free parking
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for families
  • On-site catering
  • WC
  • Animations for children

Prices

SaturdaySunday (return trip by cable car)
Adult / ChildFree
Adult16.- CHF
Youth14.- CHF
Child8.- CHF

Useful information

SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME - Nendaz resort

09:45-11:30 official Alphorn competition before a 'blind' jury (Cité-Joie)
11:30-13:30 alphorn competition OFF
12:30-21:30 entertainment with various folk groups (multi-purpose hall, Haute-Nendaz)
13:30-18:30 official Alphorn competition (Cité-Joie)
17:30 service at the church in Haute-Nendaz


SUNDAY'S PROGRAMME - Tracouet

10:30 ensemble pieces, official speeches
11:30 alphorn competition grand final
14:00 performance by the winners of the 'Youth' and 'Off' categories
14:30 ensemble pieces, speech by M. Beat Eggel, President of the organizing committee, results and prize giving ceremony

In the area

Restaurant at Tracouet

Open: Restaurant

Tracouet Lake

Natural site

Tracouet Playground

Viewpoint

Tracouet gondola

Open: Ski lifts

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