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Magic and music from bottles: What’s on the program for children and families at the Trier Old Town Festival

Unlike previous years, there is no special children’s program for Trier Old Town Festival this year. Nevertheless, there are plenty of offers for families and young visitors. Overview.

For children and families, different artists will once again be on stage at the Altstadtfest this year. The festival actually lasts until well into the evening. But the performances, which are exciting for children and families, naturally start at family-friendly times.

Music for families and children at the Trier Old Town Festival on Saturday

On Saturday there is pop and rock music from Karl Berg Music School. The music school’s jazz and rock department has put together a program for the old town party, which the bands, consisting of young people and adults, perform from 12.30 on the SWT stage in the main market. Singing is encouraged at 5.30pm. Then the band “Sing Out Loud” is on the RPR1 stage at Domfreihof. The acoustic band plays rock, pop, new German wave. If the audience is lucky, a few of the audience’s favorite songs will also be played.

Many performances for children and families on Sundays

Most of the performances for young visitors and families are on the program on Sunday: dance groups from the region start at. 12 on the RPR1 stage at the Domfreihof. At 13 it is the turn of the Big Band from Trier University “Swing Unit”. The stands with mainly swing titles on the SWT stage in the main market. But because clarinets also play, there is also early New Orleans jazz.

A highlight for young visitors is the magic show by magician and illusionist Christian Lavey. “The show is primarily aimed at children,” Lavey says. “But there is also something for the whole family – something to be part of, laugh and be amazed. As befits a good magic show. ” For example, the kids will help the magician with magical coloring in a coloring book.

The Luxembourg magician has already won several international awards and was last year named artist of the year by the artist magazine. He received the Wizard Award from the magic organization International Brotherhood of Magicians. Lavey has been a magician for 15 years and is busy performing 200 times a year in the Greater Region. Nevertheless, he performs twice on Sundays: On the RPR1 stage at the Domfreihof, he can be seen at 2pm and 4pm.

Also on Sunday at 15.30, the students of the Modern Music School can be heard and seen on the stage at Porta Nigra. 50 young music students, who learn piano, keyboard, bass, drums, guitar and singing at the Modern Music School, perform songs from rock and pop music. The group will also be on stage on Saturday at 15.30, but so on Domfreihof.

Altstadtfest Trier 2022: A concert on Friday night is suitable for slightly older children

If the children are older or allowed to go to bed later: On the first day of the festival, Friday, the band “Glas Blas Sing” will be on the SWR3 stage at Porta Nigra at 7.30 pm. She makes music in a completely different way and comes up without traditional instruments. “We’re making bottle music,” the band announces. And that means: the band makes music in bottles and with bottles – bottles of all kinds: big, small, green, plastic, filled, empty; she blows, pops, shakes and rattles rock songs, pop songs and classical pieces.

Speaking of bottles: non-alcoholic beverages are also available at 74 drink stands. There are also more than 30 food stalls. If nothing is there: ice cream at one of the many ice cream parlors in the city center is always possible.

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