The FREIBURGER LEITER, the prize of the IKF, has become something of a trademark since it was first awarded in 2008.

For the, the prize will be awarded in the categories Music and Performing Arts. The prize-winners will be selected by the IKF’s trade participants from a shortlist of three artistes in each category, nominated beforehand by the jury for that category.

As well as the FREIBURGER LEITER prize trophy, the prize-winners will also receive EUR 1000 prize money and an invitation to the next IKF, together with the opportunity to perform at the Swiss Künstlerbörse in Thun.

Here you can find all the prize-winners, who have won the FREIBURGER LEITER since its inaugural award in 2008.

Vote for your favourite!

From 12 o’clock midday on Friday, 15 January 2021 until midnight on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 inclusive you can vote online here on this page for your favourite in each category.

The prizes will be awarded online on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at 4 pm.

The nominees for the category Performing Arts


Elias Oechsner



Patti Basler & Philippe Kuhn



Luksan Wunder
Wenschen, Tiere, Fensationen (die Liveshow)


The nominees for the category Music


Andrina Bollinger
Andrina Bollinger solo


Maria Mazzotta



Road to Lhasa


Save the date(s) 2021
18. - 20. Jan 2021

34th IKF 2022
23. – 26. Jan 2022


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