Hop Festival 2022

From Tuesday 23 to Sunday 28 August 2022
Around the world in 6 days live from Haguenau!


From August 23 to 28 in Haguenau, the Hop Festival invites people to meet the cultures of the world and offers, for its 61rd edition a festive, rich and varied program to the rhythm of world dances and music. 

Escape will be there again this year: 400 artists de 15 countries and regions transform the city of Haguenau into an intercultural crossroads during 6 days

Nearly 20 folk ballets and orchestras will follow one another on the different stages for an express world tour fromAlsace, ofGermany, Netherlands, Romania, Poland, theItaly, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand, theIndia, Benin and Kenya.

Hop Festival 2017 © TMTPhoto

Nearly 100 hours of shows, concerts and workshops are scheduled throughout the week:

5 dinner shows themes at the Halle aux Houblons, the historic site of the festival every evening from 18 p.m.
The sets of blosmusik and folk ballets will delight the spectators who will be able to eat while enjoying the show every evening from Tuesday to Sunday.

3 shows” From one world to another at the Théâtre de Haguenau: a unique opportunity to meet two continents in one evening!
Tuesday to Thursday evening – paying

From concerts at the Bar du Monde with two groups and a DJ set every evening from Tuesday to Sunday :
Come and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Bar du monde and the 2 concerts per evening; a real trip around the world! After the concerts don't hesitate to let loose on the dance floor.

Hop Festival 2019 © TMTPhoto

Exhibitions across the city

THEassociation the GRAPH offers you a exceptional retrospective of the year 2019 with a selection of the most beautiful beautiful photos. Relive this anniversary edition with emotion within theold court.

Du Tuesday to Sunday from 14 p.m. to 19 p.m., come and discover an exceptional exhibition on Alsace. On the occasion of the Hop Festival 2022, the Picasso House (cultural and artistic space of the Center of Harthouse) offered to people with disabilities welcomed in this public medico-social establishment to express themselves artistically on the theme "Alsace". The various plastic creations (canvases, ceramics, objects, etc.) are therefore produced by the young people and adults welcomed at the Maison Picasso in order to enhance their creative potential and also to integrate them into society through culture. Note that this will be a exhibition-sale.

Throughout the week, overhead pergolas will be displayed throughout the city! The perfect opportunity for walk around and discover the achievements of the Glycines medico-educational institute, the Roselière retirement home in Schweighouse, the various socio-cultural centers in Haguenau (Langensand, Robert SCHUMAN, les Pins), the HARTHOUSE medico-social center, the of retirement of Haguenau and the Office of the Sports and Leisures.
The city will dress in its finest folk costumes ! These head passes are the result of a collaboration to celebrate the 50th anniversary of CIOFF France. CIOFF was founded in 1970 with the aim of creating links between different folklore festivals and serving the cause of peace through cultural exchange.   
The head passes will allow you to immortalize your visit to the festival in a unique way!

Hop Festival 2019 © TMTPhoto

The festival village

In the city center of Haguenau - Every day from 14 p.m. to 19 p.m. - Night openings until 22 p.m. from Friday to Sunday
Instead of friendliness, the Village offers the sale ofcrafts of the world by Emmaüs, the Boutique du Monde or Alsace-Huicholes-Coras (Mexico). 
You will find certain ensembles there during the week for short performances.
The world market
Place d'Armes, at the heart of the Festival, a world market will take place during the weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon: crafts and food will be offered to festival-goers.
A big intercontinental ball to get carried away on the dance floor in the city center!
Orchestrated by high-flying musicians, the popular song shakes up the dance and weaves, in a exceptional show, for an unusual bridge between South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the Mediterranean. The mix of genres is carefully articulated and smells like the colors of summer! Come and get carried away on the dance floor! 
At the Forum des cultures Saturday 27/08 at 20 p.m.

See you on Sunday 28/08 to attend the grand closing parade of the festival at 15 p.m. in the city center!

The closing gala
Meet the folk ensembles for a final festive evening at the Halle aux Houblons!
28/08 at the Halle aux Houblons from 18 p.m.

Hop Festival 2017 © TMTPhoto


Pratical information

Full program on www.festivalduhoublon.eu
Contact: osl@agglo-haguenau.fr / +33 3 88 73 30 41 
Facebook: @festivalhoublon 
Instagram: @festival.du.houblon 
Prices: many free activities, paying shows: from 5 to 12 €

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