May 1 until October 7, 2018
Since 1996 the Chur-Saxon summer is opened yearly on the 1st of May traditionally as a festival of the European bath region in the Saxon state bath Bad Elster. Up to the 3rd of October take place in the cultural - and festival performance town Bad Elster, the neighbouring bath Bad Brambach as well as in about 40 well-chosen play places of the land region four Bavaria, Bohemia, Saxony, Thuringia in the heart of Europe about 300 prominent cultural events of different genres. The patronage about the limitless festival have taken over the President of the State Saxon Parliament, Dr. Matthias Rössler and the consul general of Czech Republic in Dresden, Dr. Jiří Kudĕla.
The glowing "summer residence" of the successful cultural festival is the cultural- and festival performance town Bad Elster who arouses enthusiasm with famous artists and ensembles as well as a suitable supporting programme from concerts in the historical health resort park, offers for good sensations and Kulinarium really "royal". An important component of the Chur-Saxon summer are, however, also the numerous, companioned partners & festival places which stamp the festival period with cultural-tourist programmes. The Chur-Saxon philharmonic concert hall - as a Festivalorchestra in Residence - guests every year limitless on her "summer tour" as a »musical ambassador« in numerous experience-worth institutions like castles, churches and concert halls.