Dates

3rd International Montana:Musica Festival for Music Groups and Choirs in Gastein

 

9 - 12 October 2020 - Festival Concert at the Kursaal in Bad Hofgastein

4th Festival: 8 - 11 October 2021

Program

Day 1 - Friday, 09 Oct. 2020

 

Individual arrival and Festival Opening

 

 Afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Individual arrival by own bus.
Check in to your booked accommodation in Bad Hofgastein.

 

 Welcome to the Gastein Valley!

 

Fresh air, crystal mountain streams
and alpine tarns, beautiful and rich nature and wild life, rustic lodges amidst alpine pastures – all these unique characteristics make the Gastein Valley one of the most special mountain destinations in Austria.
Out of the three towns, Bad Hofgastein was the first site of settlement in the Gastein Valley. Today it is a charming and vivid holiday resort where you can explore countless hiking paths, take a break from everyday life at the Alpentherme and enjoy the local delicacies directly from the producers.

 

Early dinner at accommodation.

 

 

 Opening ceremony

 

Opening ceremony of the festival in the Alpenarena Bad Hofgastein at 07:30pm (in inclement weather at Kursaal).
Welcome by the local wind band and joint performance of one selected piece.

 

 


Day 2 - Saturday, 10 Oct. 2020

 

Singing in Bad Hofgastein / Rehearsal / Gala Concert

 

Morning

 

 

 

 

Afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Breakfast at accommodation.

 

Singing (open air) at places and squares in the center of Bad Hofgastein.

 

 

Rehearsal

Individual and joint rehearsal at the Kursaal Bad Hofgastein for the Festival Gala Concert in the evening.

 

Early dinner at accommodation.

 

Montana:Musica Gala Concert                                                                                                                        At 08:00pm  start of the highlight of the Montana:Musica Festival – the Gala Concert at the Kursaal Bad Hofgastein!
Each group to present a program of approx. 15 min. following the concert, the participants are presented a certificate of participation and souvenir gift.



Day 3 - Sunday, 11 Oct. 2020

 

Singing at the Schlossalm / "Hoagascht"

 

Morning

Breakfast at accommodation.

 

Today you will glide with the new cable car from the ground station in Bad Hofgastein to the Schlossalm which lies 2.066m above sea level. Individual performances of the participating choirs and music groups high up on the mountain

 

“Bauernherbst“meets Montana:Musica

The „Bauernherbst“ is the period when harvest festival is celebrated with specialties from the farmhouse and traditional festivities in the Salzburger Land.

After a busy summer the herdsmen and dairymaids return with their livestock from their alpine pastures down to the valley.

This time of the year has always been a time of celebration in the Gastein Valley with singing, laughing and dancing at social get togethers.

Explore one of the many inns and cafes of Bad Hofgastein.

While you can sample some of the mouthwatering regional specialties local music groups will entertain the guests and international festival participants.

In the region this sort of social get-together is called a “Hoagascht” and in the Gastein Valley you will find the “Masters of Hoagascht” dressed in their traditional lederhosen and dirndl dresses.


Evening

Dinner at accommodation.

 


Day 4 - Monday, 12 Oct. 2020

 

Servus Gastein / Departure

 

Morning

Breakfast at accommodation.

 

Individual departure.

Post tour organizations on request!


Minimum number of participants: 250 persons / program subject to change.