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Buskers Bern 2024, 8. – 10. August 2024

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132 volunteers have already registered. Support us as well!

We need the help of around 250 people to make the festival happen. Every single person counts, enrol now! We look forward to seeing you. Many thanks to all those who are already in. 

Program online now

We are delighted to present you the spectacular program of Buskers Bern 2024! 

Register now as a volunteer

There are just over three months to go until the start of the 21st Buskers Bern Festival from 8 – 10 August. Are you motivated to become part of the festival family? Register now. 

Pre-order now: festival bracelet and program booklet

You can now pre-order the program booklet & festival bracelet. 


Wandering through the alleyways and discovering a wide variety of high-quality acts – stattwandern” – is once again possible this year. The program is fixed, the graphic of this year’s edition is ready for printing. We look forward to welcoming you to the 21st Buskers Bern, August 8 – 10, as a visitor or perhaps even as a volunteer? 

Staff Party at Heitere Fahne

The legendary staff party took place on Thursday at the Heitere Fahne. With a puppet workshop, an impressive show Trash” by Zero en Conducta (ESP) and delicious food. Many thanks to everyone! 

Festival Line-up Complete

We are delighted that we have already been able to confirm all the acts for the main programme at the end of February. And we are even more pleased to announce the varied programme in spring. Discover oversized bugs crawling around in the streets, rocking aliens and the Spanish group Flamenco Queer on stage in Bern’s Old City. Applications for the Youth Stages, Bizaar Action Market and the Children’s Programme are still open. 

Apply now for the children’s programme and Bizaar

We are now accepting applications for the children’s programme and the bizaar. We are looking forward to it! Send us your documents to bizaar@​buskersbern.​ch 

Application now open for youth stages and caterers

We are happy to accept your application for a catering stand at Buskers Bern from now until 31st January. Furthermore, you are welcome to apply to us now with your artistic project with people under 25 (dance, music, theatre, etc.). Applications accepted until 10th May. 

Trukitrek had to cancel their shows

Due to health reasons all shows of Trukitrek (“Clic” and Jukebox”) had to be cancelled for today Saturday, August 12. Send them hat money through the TWINT app using the following code. 

We are happy.…

starting tomorrow at 6 pm, 42 acts will transform bern’s old town into a spectacular festival mood. blood splattering dolls, garage blues, gonzo rock, a turtle race and much more to discover. we look forward to celebrating with you! 

Interactive anniversary installation

We build our very own interactive birthday cake on Münsterplatz, with 4‑metre-high candle towers. 

Puppets at Buskers Bern 2023

Inspired by various festivals at home and abroad, we have invited 7 groups with puppets: big, small, mechanical, blood-splattering.… 

Pre-sale open now

As of today, you can find our festival programme & bracelet at numerous selling points in Bern. 

Buskers Bern: support us!

There are still almost 100 shifts available! Sign up now – we’re looking forward to seeing you! 

Program online

Since November 2022 we have been brooding over the program of Buskers Bern. Now all acts are booked and confirmed. We are looking forward to present you the professional groups of 2023 and to a diverse festival in August! 

Get your bracelet now

Order your bracelet and program booklet now and get it at the end of July. 

Register as a volunteer

Register now and support us at the festival. We are looking forward to it. 

Youth stages and catering: application now open

We are now accepting applications from caterers and people under 25 for the youth stages. We look forward to receiving your email. 

Artists: application now open

We appreciate a short email with a clear subject, details of line up and touring plans and links to recent videos of live performances. Merciviumau! If we are interested, we will be very happy to get in touch with you. artist@​buskersbern.​ch