Festival history

The European Orchestra Festival – EOF – have been arranged every third year for 30 years. The festival have been arranged all over Europa by members of the European Orchestra Federation (EOFed). Here is a complete list of all the festivales that have been arranged.

1985 United Nations Year of Music

1985 Founding Assembly, in Grindelwald, Switzerland, of the Europäische Vereinigung von Liebhaberorchestern EVL (European Association of Amateur Orchestras EAAO), predecessor of EOFed.
The Assembly decided to offer to the members the European Orchestra Festival every third year. It took place without exception since!

1988 Friedrichshafen, Germany (Lake Constance)

1991 Solothurn, Switzerland

1994 Brno, Czech Republic

1997 Leiden, The Netherlands

2000 Lyon, France

2003 Vaduz/Werdenberg, Principality of Liechtenstein/County of Werdenberg  (Switzerland)

2006 Chemnitz, Germany

2009 Dalfsen, The Netherlands

2012 Tallinn, Estonia

2015 Cremona, Italy

2018 Bergen, Norway

2021 to be determined