Chronicle / Introduction
Trachtenkapelle Elters/Rhön is a German brass band who plays folk music since 1926.
The music is adequate to put a night into a musical setting taking part on a parade or playing a festival. The whole group consist of about 45 people but most time the group play their appearance with 25-35 persons.
The band are playing the appearances in acostume which have been wear in the mittle of 19th century in the Rhön.
Elters is a little village with about 500 inhabitants in a little mountain called Rhön. The village is about 120 kilometers away from Frankfurt/Main in the middle of Germany.
Performances in foreign countries
|1974||Belgium Oostrozebeke / Knokke|
|1976||USA New York|
|1977||France – Confelens, CIOFF Festival|
|1979||Italy San Martino de Castrozzo / Bozen|
|1981||France – Confelens, CIOFF Festival|
|1985||France – Confelens, CIOFF Festival|
|1988||USA Washington / St. Paul / Fulda|
|1990||Ungarn Izmeny /Szekszárd / Pécs|
|1992||USA Minneapolis / Fulda / Las Vegas / St. Louis|
|1993||Slowakische Republik Bratislava|
|1998||Ägypten Ismailia / Suez / Kairo, CIOFF Festival|
|1999||USA New Ulm / Fulda / Monroe / Chicago|
|2000||Spanien Castellon de la Plana|
|2002||France Mios/Montgyon – CIOFF Festival|
|2003||France / Menton|
|2004||Hungary – CIOFF World Folkloriada, Pecz, Budapest|
|2007||Brasil – Santa Gruz do Sul, CIOFF Festival + Rio de Janeiro|
|2011||France – Confelens, CIOFF Festival|
|2012||Tahiti – Papeete, CIOFF Festival|