Discover Germany, Issue 29, August 2015

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Discover Germany | Culture | Culture Calendar

Bregenz Harbourfest (28 – 30 August)

Festival del Film Locarno (5 – 15 August)

The harbour of Bregenz will turn into a place for culinary delights at the end of August. From fresh food to summer beverages, the live bands and big fireworks at the end of the weekend will attract many. The harbour area will be turned into one big celebration for young and old alike.

One of Europe’s most important film festivals, the Festival del Film Locarno, will showcase a high-quality programme with rich, eclectic or surprising films. For 11 days the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno becomes the world capital of auteur film where thousands of film fans and industry professionals meet to share their passion for cinema. In the evenings, 8,000 filmgoers can enjoy some exceptional films on the Piazza Grande.

Top: Bregenz Harbourfest. © Curt Huber (left) International Film Festival at Piazza Grande in Locarno. © Ticino Turismo I Remy Steinegger (right) Below: The Long Table of Graz. © Graz Tourism I Harry Schiffer

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