Kastelruther Spatzenfest

Once again thousands of fans are looking forward to the Kastelruther Spatzenfest, which has almost reached cult status. The festival exists more than 30 years now and each year the organizers are pleased about the increasing number of visitors.

The seven-headed band around front man Norbert Rier is undoubtedly one of the most popular folk music groups in German-speaking areas. For years the South Tyrolean guys have filled the biggest concert halls during their tours throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

But they have never forgotten their own roots and so the Kastelruther Spatzenfest is traditionally held in their hometown Kastelruth on the mountain pasture Seiser Alm. At least once a year the entire village is out of control then.

It's not uncommon that the number of visitors amounts to 40,000 and more. Countless buses take fans from all corners of the world to Kastelruth, which is then dedicated to the folk music for three whole days. Besides to the local icons, there are many other famous folk bands and musicians and also this year they offer a full and remarkable program.

For a real folk music fan the Kastelruther Spatzenfest is almost an indispensable event. But you shouldn't wait too long buying a ticket, because usually they are sold like hot hot cakes. The festival from 6th to 8th October 2017 is going to be a complete success - so do no longer hesitate!