Festival of folk culture

in the City Centre

Festival of folk culture

The local associations of Sankt Johann

From 09. until 11. June 2017 the district festival of folk culture takes place in Sankt Johann-Alpendorf.


The three district associations (music, guards and folkloristic associations) organise this festival in the city centre of Sankt Johann. 




Friday, 09. June 2017:

07pm: start with local associations and commemoration;

performance of "The dream of an Austrian reservist" at Maria Schiffer Platz;

afterwards get-together with live music "Powerkryner".


Saturday, 10. June 2017:

01pm: the best wrestlers (Ranggler) meet to a traditional "Preisranggeln";

06pm: march from different starting points with the local associations of the villages Flachau, Sankt Veit and Werfen, performances at Maria-Schiffer-Platz;

afterwards get-together with "Trachtenmusik Werfen".

10pm: live music with "Sumpfkröten".



Sunday, 11. June 2017:

09.30am: Service and ceremonial act in the Krobatinkaseren (barracks) with flag consecration act and premiere of a composition;

11am: procession of all associations to the city centre;

afterwards morning pint with live music "Strochner Boehmische";

02pm: performances of the "Trachtenverein" and "Goasslschnalzer", afterwards the Youth is playing music, singing and dancing at Maria-Schiffer-Platz and the Stadtgalerie;

04.30pm: closing ceremony with all associations at Maria-Schiffer-Platz.