A warm welcome on our website

For all our foreign visitors we have put together some of the information’s in English.


Are you an artist and interested of being part of our symposium? You find all information and the regulation here.


We apologize that we can`t translate the hole website in English.


The next International Woodcarving Symposium Brienz takes plas from Thusday, 2. to Saturday, 6. Juli 2019.


Information for woodcarvers about the application will be online in september.

Participating Woodcarvers 2019

Teilnehmende Holzbildhauerinnen und Holzbildhauer 2019

19 Woodcarvers from 7 countries as well as 9 actual and earlier students of the woodcarving school in Brienz will be working at the Symposium.

(in German)

Event information

The artists arrive in Brienz on Tuesday. After some welcome information the logs are distributed and the workplaces will be prepared by the artists.


The artists work from 9 to 12 and 13.30 to 18h

Entertainment program information

Every evening, there is a entertainmant programm for free.


Further Information about the programm (in German)

Applycation Information Symposium 2019

The Symposium 2019 will take place from Tuesday, 2rd to Saturday, July 6th.

All woodcarvers are warmly invited to apply by 1 March 2018 with our Application Form.


There is no general theme and no specific guidelines for sculptures. In short, we set no bounds to creativity.


Further information on the symposium can be found in the following application information:

Application informations for Woodcarvers
Application Information 2019 - EN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 610.3 KB
Application Form for Woodcarvers 2019
Application Form 2019 - EN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 154.9 KB

Dorjsuren Lkhagvadorj, Bildhauer aus der Mongolei am Symposium 2017
Dorjsuren Lkhagvadorj, Bildhauer aus der Mongolei am Symposium 2017