Folklore (RFI)

… Reporter-Work for the International Folklore Meeting, Fribourg:
… reportages pour les Rencontres de Folklore Internationales (RFI):
… Reportage-Arbeit für das Internationale Folkloretreffen, Freiburg:
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STEMUTZ goes worldwide – Couverture mondiale – weltweite Reichweite

The International Folklore Meeting in Fribourg (RFI) happens once a year since 1975. It’s one week of joy and multicultural exchange. There are a lot of shows to capture. Some in nice gardens or public places and some on stage in big theatres with awesome lights. The reportage includes thousands of images with many dancer portraits, spontaneous fun moments and backstage scenes. The images branded with the « STEMUTZ.COM » watermark are shared throughout the globe on the five continents! About 1500 dancers have been photographed by STEMUTZ and the images have been published in the following countries so far (A-Z): Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Bénin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Easter Islands, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Galicia, Georgia, Guam Island, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israël, Italia, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Martinique, Mexico, Moldavia, Montenegro, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Ossetia North, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tibet, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Yakutia …
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RFI 2015 (18. – 23.08.2015)

Again Official Photographer of the Festival!

… all new pics soon here: … toutes les images bientôt ici: … alle neuen Bilder bald hier:
*** Official Photo Galleries on RFI Flickr by STEMUTZ ***

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Dance Photography with two Hearts! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥® Official Photographer

Dance Photography with two Hearts! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥® Official Photographer

Galician Girl ... RFI 2015: Press Conference, Banchees Lodge

Galician Girl … RFI 2015: Press Conference, Banchees Lodge

Poupées Bretonnes ... 1001 Portraits @ RFI 2015

Poupées Bretonnes … 1001 Portraits @ RFI 2015

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RFI 2014 (19. – 24.08.2014)

Again Official Photographer of the Festival!

… all pics here: … toutes les images ici: … alle Bilder hier:
*** Official Photo Galleries on RFI Flickr by STEMUTZ ***

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RFI 2014 Badge, STEMUTZ Partenaire de Service, Photographe

RFI 2014 Badge, STEMUTZ Partenaire de Service, Photographe

Gabon brings the Sun ... RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

Gabon brings the Sun … RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

Gabon in Action ... RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

Gabon in Action … RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

La Martinique ... RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

La Martinique … RFI 2014 Opening Parade, Fribourg, 19.08.2014

Haka is Fun ... RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Haka is Fun … RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Latvia Kids ... RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Latvia Kids … RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Singapore ... RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Singapore … RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Uruguay ... RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Uruguay … RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Uruguay ... RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Uruguay … RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Jumping Ossetia ... RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Jumping Ossetia … RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Montenegro ... RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Montenegro … RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Ukraine Kids ... RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

Ukraine Kids … RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

Chile Beauty ... RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

Chile Beauty … RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

New Zealand ... RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

New Zealand … RFI 2014 Gala 1, Equilibre, Fribourg, 21.08.2014

Gabon Gala ... RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Gabon Gala … RFI 2014 Gala 2, Equilibre, Fribourg, 22.08.2014

Ossetia Precision ... RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

Ossetia Precision … RFI 2014 Village des Nations, Place Python, Fribourg, 23.08.2014

La Martinique @ RFI 2014, Le Manoir, Givisiez, 20.08.2014

La Martinique @ RFI 2014, Le Manoir, Givisiez, 20.08.2014

Fun ... RFI 2014 Game Day, Pensier, 21.08.2014

Fun … RFI 2014 Game Day, Pensier, 21.08.2014

Mgr Charles Morerod et la belle Martinique… RFI 2014 Messe Christ Roi

Mgr Charles Morerod et la belle Martinique… RFI 2014 Messe Christ Roi

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RFI 2013 (13. – 18.08.2013)

Dance Photography with two Hearts! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥® Official Photographer

Dance Photography with two Hearts! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥® Official Photographer

Cute Aztec Girl of Nahui-Ollin, Mexico ... RFI 2013 - Opening Show 13.08.2013

Cute Aztec Girl of Nahui-Ollin, Mexico … RFI 2013 – Opening Show 13.08.2013

Awesome Levitation of Towara, Bénin ... RFI 2013 - Opening Show, 13.08.2013

Awesome Levitation of Towara, Bénin … RFI 2013 – Opening Show, 13.08.2013

Mexico ... RFI 2013: Kids' Show, Equilibre, Fribourg, Suisse, 15.08.2013

Mexico … RFI 2013: Kids’ Show, Equilibre, Fribourg, Suisse, 15.08.2013

Moldavia Backstage ... RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, Fribourg

Moldavia Backstage … RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, Fribourg

Kiddy having Fun ... RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, Fribourg, 17.08.2013

Kiddy having Fun … RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, Fribourg, 17.08.2013

Yamileth Smile ... RFI 2013: Maison Ste Jeanne Antide, Givisiez, Suisse, 16.08.2013

Yamileth Smile … RFI 2013: Maison Ste Jeanne Antide, Givisiez, Suisse, 16.08.2013

Hmmm what do you think?  ... RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, 15.08.2013

Hmmm what do you think? … RFI 2013: Village des Nations, St-Léonard, 15.08.2013

With Dancer Yamileth of Farallones, Colombia @ RFI 2013: Family Day, 18.08.2013

With Dancer Yamileth of Farallones, Colombia @ RFI 2013: Family Day, 18.08.2013

… all other pics here: … toutes les autres images ici: … alle anderen Bilder hier:

*** Official Photo Galleries on RFI Flickr by STEMUTZ ***

Un shooting offficiel a été effectué pour les affiches et la communication des RFI2013!
Ces visuels seront divulgués à partir de la mi-juin dans tout Fribourg…
Voir les images …

Ein offizielles Fotoshooting wurde realisiert für die Plakate und Kommunikation des RFI2013!
Diese Bilder werden ab Mitte Juni in ganz Freiburg zu sehen sein…
Zu den Bildern …

Official Photo Shoot done for poster and communication RFI 2013 campaign!
These visuals will be published by mid-June everywhere in Fribourg…
Check out the pictures …

Making-Of ... RFI2013 Photo Shoot, 12.04.2013 (Photo: Laura Crausaz)

Making-Of … RFI2013 Photo Shoot, 12.04.2013 (Photo: Laura Crausaz)

Big size prints (F24) in the city : RFI2013, Julien Sprunger & Graziela dancing! :-)

Big size prints (F24) in the city : RFI2013, Julien Sprunger & Graziela dancing! :-)

Big size prints (F24) in the city : RFI2013, Hikmete & Edwin Draughan dancing! :-)

Big size prints (F24) in the city : RFI2013, Hikmete & Edwin Draughan dancing! :-)

RFI2013 Photo Shoot: Perfect white and gray set-up with Frank (RMG), 12.04.2013

RFI2013 Photo Shoot: Perfect white and gray set-up with Frank (RMG), 12.04.2013

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Exposition Photo: “Dance, dance, dance!”
26.06. – 28.08.2013
au siège principal de la Banque Cantonale de Fribourg (BCF)
im Hauptsitz der Freiburger Kantonalbank (FKB)

Beaucoup de « grandeur nature » … plus d’infos sur l’exposition photo:
Viel « lebensgrosses » … mehr Infos zur Fotoausstellung:
A lot of « life-sized » … more info about the Photo Exhibition:

Checking the print quality of my life-sized friend from the Easter Islands! :-)

Checking the print quality of my life-sized friend from the Easter Islands! :-)

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RFI 2012 (14. – 19.08.2012)

Cet été, vivez les RFI avec le cœur ... ou les deux cœurs ! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥®

Cet été, vivez les RFI avec le cœur … ou les deux coeurs ! STEMUTZ PH♥T♥®

… sur ce lien un Slideshow: Best-Of RFI 2012 et ci-dessous une petite sélection d’images que j’ai pris officiellement pour les Rencontres de Folklore Internationales 2012 (RFI).
6 jours et nuits, ~4000 prises de vue et finalement ~1200 fichiers RAW traités = 25 Go :)

… auf diesem Link eine Slideshow: Best-Of RFI 2012 6 Tage und Nächte, ~4000 Bilder geschossen und schlussendlich ~1200 RAW Dateien bearbeitet = 25 Gb :)

… on this link a Slideshow: Best-Of RFI 2012 6 days and nights, ~4000 pictures shot and finally reworked ~1200 RAW files = 25 Gb :)

… toutes les images ici: … alle Bilder hier: … all the pics here:

**** All official Photo galleries on RFI Flickr ****

Close portraits with Canon 500 mm F4.0 lens ...  Taiwan Folk Music Ensemble

Close portraits with Canon 500 mm F4.0 lens … Taiwan Folk Music Ensemble

Taiwan Folk Music Ensemble @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 17.08.2012

Taiwan Folk Music Ensemble @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 17.08.2012

Kandice Meno of INETNON GEF PA’GO, Island of Guam @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 14.08.2012

Kandice Meno of INETNON GEF PA’GO, Island of Guam @ RFI 2012, Fribourg …

Danza e Identidad, Equator @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 14.08.2012

Danza e Identidad, Equator @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 14.08.2012

Sbantieratori Leone Rampante, Italia @ RFI 2012 @ Fribourg, 19.08.2012

Sbantieratori Leone Rampante, Italia @ RFI 2012 @ Fribourg, 19.08.2012

Elenco Tradicionalista e folclorico Aldebara, Brasil @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Elenco Tradicionalista e folclorico Aldebara, Brasil @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Shalom Israël @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 19.08.2012

Shalom Israël @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 19.08.2012

Sounds of Africa, Kenya @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 19.08.2012

Sounds of Africa, Kenya @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, Switzerland, 19.08.2012

Kenya Lion Lady / Taiwan and Swiss Boys ... Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Kenya Lion Lady / Taiwan and Swiss Boys … Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Taiwan, Guam and Israël ...Game Day @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, 16.08.2012

Taiwan, Guam and Israël …Game Day @ RFI 2012, Fribourg, 16.08.2012

Cultural contrasts: Kenya and Serbia ... Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Cultural contrasts: Kenya and Serbia … Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Teeny Love between Ecuador and Taiwan ... Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

Teeny Love between Ecuador and Taiwan … Game Day @ RFI 2012, 16.08.2012

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RFI 2011 (16. – 21.08.2011)

The eyes of Lithuania @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 15.08.2011

The eyes of Lithuania @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 15.08.2011 by stemutz

… ci-dessous une petite sélection d’images que j’ai pris officiellement pour les Rencontres de Folklore Internationales 2011 (RFI).
6 jours et nuits, ~3000 prises de vue et finalement ~900 fichiers RAW traités = 18 Go :)
Pour plus d’informations, suivez ce lien:
Site officiel des RFI

… hier unten eine kleine Auswahl an Bildern, die ich offiziell für das Internationale Folkloretreffen 2011 (RFI) geschossen habe.
6 Tage und Nächte, ~3000 Bilder geschossen und schlussendlich ~900 RAW Dateien bearbeitet = 18 Gb :)
Mehr Informationen dazu gibt’s hier:
Offizielle Webseite des RFI

… below you’ll see just a small selection of pictures that I have shot officially for the International Folklore Meeting 2011 (RFI).
6 days and nights, ~3000 pictures shot and finally reworked ~900 RAW files = 18 Gb :)
You’ll find information more here:
Official Website of the RFI

Feedback Comité RFI 2011:
« Nous tenons par cette lettre à vous témoigner notre pleine satisfaction pour l’excellent travail photographique que vous avez fourni durant les RFI 2011. En tant que photographe officiel, vous avez su être présent où et quand il le fallait.
La qualité de vos images a suscité une profonde émotion parmi les groupes invités.
Chaque bénévole et membre du comité a pu apprécier votre entregent et votre capacité d’adaptation à des conditions pas toujours faciles.
En conclusion, nous serions enchantés de continuer cette collaboration en 2012. »

… toutes les images ici: … alle Bilder hier: … all the pics here:

**** Slideshow: RFI 2011 – 19.08.2011 Gala « Todo Latino » ****

**** Slideshow: RFI 2011 – 20.08.2011 Village des nations (Hip-Hop, Võ-Vietnam etc) ****

**** Slideshow: RFI 2011 – 21.08.2011 Spectacle de clôture (Final Show) ****

**** All Photo galleries on RFI Flickr ****

Two real size prints used for the day of the RFI @ BCF Stand, Forum Fribourg

Two real size prints used for the day of the RFI @ BCF Stand, Forum Fribourg

Navida-Bap, Beauty of Antigua Barbuda @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 21.08.2011

Navida-Bap, Beauty of Antigua Barbuda @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 21.08.2011

Argentina's Top Tango Dancers: Gala Todo Latino @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 19.08.2011

Argentina

Bénévole top motivé du RFI au Village des nations @ RFI 2011, Fribourg

Bénévole top motivé du RFI au Village des nations @ RFI 2011, Fribourg

Lithuanian football supporter ... RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Lithuanian football supporter … RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Burkina Faso traning at Pensier lake .... RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Burkina Faso traning at Pensier lake …. RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Many different cultures playing games ... RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Many different cultures playing games … RFI 2011, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Aula Magna, Université Fribourg @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 17.08.2011 by stemutz

Aula Magna, Université Fribourg @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 17.08.2011 by stemutz

Argentine dining at Mensa @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 17.08.2011 by stemutz

Argentine dining at Mensa @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 17.08.2011 by stemutz

Carte blanche Argentine @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Carte blanche Argentine @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 18.08.2011 by stemutz

Sunny Costa Rica  ... Parade de tous les groupes @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Sunny Costa Rica … parade groupes @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Antigua & Barbuda smiling ... Parade de tous les groupes @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Antigua & Barbuda smiling … parade groupes @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Burkina Faso in action ... Spectacle d'ouverture @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Burkina Faso in action … Spectacle d’ouverture @ RFI 2011, Fribourg, 16.08.2011

Macedonian folk in front of Bundeshaus @ RFI 2011, Berne, 15.08.2011

Macedonian folk in front of Bundeshaus @ RFI 2011, Berne, 15.08.2011 by stemutz

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RFI 2010 (15. – 22.08.2010)

Dancer Yadira ... Compañía Folclórica Sinaloense, Mexico @ RFI 2010

Dancer Yadira … Compañía Folclórica Sinaloense, Mexico @ RFI 2010

Indian Colours ... SHIVAM NRUTYA CULTURAL ACADEMY @ RFI 2010

Indian Colours … SHIVAM NRUTYA CULTURAL ACADEMY @ RFI 2010

Dancer Tamuna ... NATIONAL ENSEMBLE - GEORGIAN FOLKLORE  @ RFI 2010

Dancer Tamuna … NATIONAL ENSEMBLE – GEORGIAN FOLKLORE @ RFI 2010

Easter Islands ... TUMU HENAU, @ RFI 2010

Easter Islands … TUMU HENAU, @ RFI 2010

Easter Islands ... TUMU HENAU, @ RFI 2010

Easter Islands … TUMU HENAU, @ RFI 2010

The Eyes from Niger  ... AOURINDE @ RFI 2010

The Eyes from Niger … AOURINDE @ RFI 2010