The Forum des Cultures is an emblematic site of the Festival du Houblon, showcasing folklore from around the world and hosting several highlights each day!
  • 20th to 25th of August 2024
    10:30am to 11pm
  • Place de la République
    67500 Haguenau
  • Free access

On this central stage, you'll be able to meet all the festival's folk ensembles and enjoy their varied, rhythmic performances!

The bleachers will allow you to fully enjoy the shows offered.


From Tuesday to Saturday

10:30am - 11:30am Young Audience Show
(except tue) Start the day in style with an open-air show put on by a different folk ensemble each day!
3pm - 4pm Siesta Musicale
(exc tue - 2 to 3pm thu) Let yourself be swayed by music and songs from other lands, performed by two different ensembles each day!
4pm - 6pm Quatre-Heures Évasion
(exc tue - 3 to 5pm thu) Enjoy short, fast-paced performances by three folk ensembles every day!
6pm - 7pm Entrez dans la Danse
(exc tue, sat) Try your hand at country dance, Polynesian dance and the choreography of the 2024 Olympic Games to perform it with all the artists during the festival!
9pm - 10pm Folk by Night
(exc tue, sat) Once the sun is down, discover the different folk ensembles in action under a new light.

Saturday 24th of August

9pm - 11pm Autour du Monde Ball
Join the artists from all the folk ensembles as they teach you a few steps of their traditional dances to the tunes played by an orchestra!

Sunday 25th of August

2pm - 3pm Waiting for the Parade
To help keep you entertained, a brass band and a folk group will be putting on musical and dance performances.
3pm - 5:30pm Parade and Around the World in 4 Stages
With the Forum des Cultures as their starting point, all the folk ensembles will parade through the streets of the city centre in a combination of dance, song and music before taking their places on podiums scattered around the city for their final outdoor performances.