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South Africa

UBUHLE BE AFRIKA

The group «Ubuhle be Afrika», whose name means «the beauty of Africa», promotes the heritage and cultural life of South Africa. Its member will offer very diverse performances including drums, often accompanied by a marimba, rhythmic dances symbolizing the warriors impressing their opponents, as well as the famous South African a cappella songs. Zulu culture will be presented by this group which already performed in Switzerland during the Paléo Festival of Nyon a few years ago, as well as with the well-known white Zulu Johnny Clegg.

During the RFI, the artists from South Africa will take part in the following events:

Sunday 12 August 2018
10:15

Mass of the RFI

Cathedral of St. Nicholas

Free

11:30

Families' Day

RDV in front of the Town Hall

Free

21:30

Night Parade,
Pre-opening party at the Grabensaal

Old Town

Free

Monday 13 August 2018
18:30

Performance in Bulle

Bar Le Moderne

Free

Tuesday 14 August 2018
17:00
19:15

Performance

Place Georges Python

Free

20:00

Opening Show

Sports hall of Saint-Leonard (adults: 15,00 CHF, children: 5,00 CHF, culture card: 50%)
Wednesday 15 August 2018
18:00

Performances

Place Georges Python

Free

20:00

Performance in Broc 

Town Hall

Free

20:15

Concert: Chouf

Place Georges Python

Chouf

Free

21:00

African tales 

Old Town, Grabensaal

Burkina Faso

Free

22:00

Concert: Bankrupt

Place Georges Python

Free

Thursday 16 August 2018
11:00

Singing and music 

Old Town, Buvette du Petit Train

Gratuit

15:00

Kids Show

Sports hall of Saint-Leonard (adults: 15,00 CHF, children: free, culture card: 50%)
17:00

Mini Show

Fribourg Centre

Free

18:00

Performances

Place Georges Python

Free

20:00

Mini Show

Fribourg Centre

Free

20:00

Performance in Avry-sur-Matran 

Aula of the school of Sarine-Ouest

Free

20:00

Performance in Romont

La Tour du Sauvage

Free

20:00

Gala performance

Equilibre (cat. I 35,00 CHF, cat. II 30,00 CHF, culture card: 50%)
20:30

Concert: La Nueva Orquesta

Place Georges Python

La Nueva Orquesta

Free

21:45

Concert: Mich Gerber

Place Georges Python, "carte blanche" to Bertrand Siffert

Free

Friday 17 August 2018
11:30

RFI Lunch

blueFACTORY, Les Menteurs (80,00 CHF)
14:30

Mini Show

Fribourg Centre

Free

17:00

RFI at the Café du Tunnel 

Café du Tunnel, Grand-Rue 68

Free

18:00

Performance in Villars-sur-Glâne

Primar school Cormanon

Free

18:00

Performances

Place Georges Python

Free

20:00

Performance in Jaun

Place de fête de Bellegarde

Free

20:00

Gala performance

Equilibre (cat. I 35,00 CHF, cat. II 30,00 CHF, culture card: 50%)
20:30

Concert: What Is Hip?

Place Georges Python

Free

22:00

Latino night, DJ Kad

Place Georges Python

DJ Kad 

Free

Saturday 18 August 2018
11:00

Mini Show

Fribourg Centre

Burkina Faso

Free

11:30

Aperitif-concert with orchestras of RFI groups

Place Georges Python

Free

13:00

Mini Show

Fribourg Centre

Free

14:00

Performances

Place Georges Python

Tibetan group from Fribourg 
Bolivian group from Fribourg

Free

17:30

Conference
„Cultural rights and the preservation of traditions“

Centre le Phenix, Rue des Alpes

Free

18:30

Performance

Place Georges Python

Burkina Faso

Free

19:30
20:00
Sunday 19 August 2018
14:00

Closing Show

Sports hall of Saint-Leonard (adults: 15,00 CHF, children: 5,00 CHF, culture card: 50%)
Sunday 13 August 2017
10h15

Mass of the RFI

Cathedral of St. Nicholas

Free

11h30

Families’ Day

RDV in front of the Town Hall

Free

20h30

Pre Opening Party

Shine Club Pérolles

Free

Monday 14 August 2017
18h30

Dinner-Show VIP

Community hall of Belfaux

Tickets sold until the 05.08.2017

Tuesday 15 August 2017
18h00

Animation in Bulle

Bar Le Moderne

Free

18h00

Oriental dance workshop

Tour Vagabonde

Free

19h00

Oriental / Bollywood dance workshop

Tour Vagabonde

Free

20h30

Shows and Oriental night

Tour Vagabonde

Free

Wednesday 16 August 2017
14h00

Performance in Fribourg Centre

Fribourg Centre

Free

17h00

Parade

Pérolles - City Center - Place Georges Python

Free

19h00

Performance and animation in the Village of Nations

Place Georges Python

Free

20h00

Concert La Diferente, DJ Kad

Place Georges Python

La Diferente DJ Kad

Free

Thursday 17 August 2017
11h00

Singing and music

Grotte de la Buvette du Petit Train

Free

15h00

Kids Show

Sports hall of Saint-Leonard

Free until 16 years old

18h00

Performance and animation in the Village of Nations

Place Georges Python

Free

19h00

India and the Landwehr: «Au cœur des sens»

Place Georges Python

Free

20h00

Gala performance

Equilibre
20h00

Performance in Avry-sur-Matran

Aula of the School of Sarine-Ouest

Free

20h00

Fusión Flamenca

Fribourg Centre

Free

20h30

Performance and animation in the Village of Nations

Place Georges Python

Free

21h30

Carte blanche to Bertrand Siffert

Place Georges Python

Free

22h00

Salsa Party with DJ Kad (FR) and Buenavista (BE)

Fribourg Centre

Free

Friday 18 August 2017
14h00

Performance in Fribourg Centre

Fribourg Centre

Free

18h00

Performance in Villars-sur-Glâne

Place minérale de Cormanon

Free

18h00

Performances and animations in the Village of Nations

Place Georges Python

Free

20h00

Gala performance

Salle Equilibre
20h00

Performance in Jaun

Cantorama

Free

20h00

Performance in Broc

Town Hall

Free

20h15

Gipsy Night

Place Georges Python

Free

Saturday 19 August 2017
10h00

Performance in Fribourg Centre

Fribourg Centre

Free

11h00

Opening of the stands in the Village of Nations

Place Georges Python
13h30

Presentations on the instruments and musics of the groups

Place Georges Python

Free

14h00

Performance in Fribourg Centre

Fribourg Centre

Free

17h30

Concerts

Place Georges Python

Alafia

Free

17h30

Thematic conference:
«The Travellers» in Switzerland: the Yenish culture and its influence on the Swiss popular culture

Centre le Phénix, Rue des Alpes

Free

22h00

Fuego Latino RFI

Grenette

Free

Sunday 20 August 2017