The Winegrowers' Festival is a well-known festival held since the eighteenth century by the winegrowers' affiliation Confrérie des Vignerons Brotherhood of Winegrowers. The principal point of this antiquated affiliation is to energize and advance winegrowing society, especially in the Lavaux UNESCO district. The Vaudois are extremely appended to this celebration, as a result of its fame and extraordinary climate. The occasion, which happens on the Vevey advertise square, happens just 4 times each century! Despite everything, it pays tribute to the ages of winemakers, as it has done since the begin.
The following Winegrowers' Festival, in summer 2019, from July 20 to August 11, will include a large number of vocalists, performers, artists - expert and novice - and also committed volunteers. Until at that point, the historical backdrop of this one of a kind occasion and trinkets of past Festivals can be found at the "Musée de la Confrérie des Vignerons" in Vevey.
The celebration was conceded its new status on Thursday at a Unesco meeting in Addis Ababa nearby 11 other social conventions from around the globe, incorporating an angling celebration in Nigeria, an equestrian custom in Mexico, Romanian tapestries and manikin theater in Slovakia. Held just five times each century, the Fête des Vignerons unites nearby winegrowers and inhabitants of the town of Vevey to commend its wine legacy and pass on information starting with one age then onto the next. The celebration has its sources in the seventeenth century when a neighborhood winegrower’s affiliation sorted out a yearly show.