Aufsteirern is a festival for all Styrians and everyone who loves Austria. You are welcome to join in and celebrate the Styrian way. A variety of musicians and performers from all areas of Styria come to Graz to showcase their latest productions and to help making this festival fun and enjoyable for everybody. All guests are invited to join the dancers and musicians on the various stages and dance floors! Indulge in Styrian cuisine and take a break at one of the numerous Styrian food stalls. The elite of the Styrian artists and craftsmen will present their local high-quality products!
Our musicians cover a wide range of different music genres featuring instrumental music, singing and chorus groups. Instruments will be played, blown and plucked while people sing, whistle and even chirrup or yodel!
The festival offers a huge variety of experiences: We display traditional folk dancing, acting, traditional costumes and banners. You will never be bored for a minute while enjoying diversified performances from the beginning until the very end of the weekend.
As people are brought together by experiencing and understanding different cultures we would like to invite you to get in touch with our culture by introducing very unique specialties like our famous pumpkin seed oil or the rich and tasty products of our various distilleries.
Remember that independency and originality is the name of the game for Styrian men and women. The possibilities are never ending. You are very welcome to learn the art of yodelling or put your strength to the proof by hammering nails into a tree trunk! You will have a fantastic time experiencing our diverse culture.
You will be amazed!
The Styrian people take great pride in craftsmanship. Traditional Styrian artisan products always generate great interest among visitors. There will be a wide selection of crafts for you to explore. You will see baskets being woven and pottery being made. Furthermore you will even have the opportunity to participate in these ancient traditions.
You will be tempted...
Don’t miss out on the famous Styrian food! Fuel your energy after all the singing and dancing – follow the wonderful fragrant smells to numerous different stalls full of delicacies being offered at the Aufsteirern festival. There will be a variety of sumptuous meats to choose from including suckling pig. Dig into gourmet desert dishes such as Styrian doughnuts, authentic strudels, cakes and other mouth-watering cream dishes. Taste famous Styrian fruit juices and delicate wines which will definitely satisfy your taste buds and ease your thirst.
Aufsteirern is not exclusively for adults, all children are also very welcome and will be catered for. There are a variety of funny options to choose from: Particular areas to run and play in and special workshops for children to keep them busy and entertained. Children will enjoy the fun and playful atmosphere of the Styrian culture!
Aufsteirern is a celebration of the green-white culture.
For further information please contact:
T +43 316 22 52 38