While sports take place on the slopes on Corviglia, the party is happening in the Fan Village and in town. The most important event locations for the fans will be in the Kulm Park and around the pedestrian zone.
The ceremony square lies within the historical Winter Olympic Grounds. Here the figure skating competitions on the occasions of the 1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics were held. The 110 year old Olympic Pavillion at the Kulm Park was completely restored and can be used for celebrations after the World Ski Championships as well.
During the World Ski Championships 2017 the opening ceremony, the award ceremonies and the public bib draw will be held here. The Kulm Park is also the center for the top class music programs: The concert by 77 Bombay Street is the opening of these live events. The Folk-Rock-Sensation will present, amongst others, the Official World Championship Song “Empire”. Following will be a performance of the Swiss Entertainer “Knackeboul`” along with Rapper “Mimiks” and the Swiss singer James Gruntz.
“From Kid”, the famous band from Chur, the ”Swiss Pilot Combo”, the ABBA cover band “The Visitors” and the local Hip-Hop-Crew “Liricas Analas” are performing as well. Last but not least, “YOKKO”, the Swiss-Music-Award-Winner in the category “Best Talent” performs on stage. Detailed info’s about the live acts can be found here.
Calanda Plaza @ Kulm Park
The huge party tent can be found directly at the Kulm Park and offers the best view from the terrace onto the gigantic Edy, the medal ceremonies and the bib draws.The entrance is free and DJ’s will provide the sound from 4pm to 11pm. On the terrace, a grill will keep hunger at bay, serving Engadiner cheese sausage and Bratwurst. Beer, cocktails and mulled wine are also served for take away in front of the tent. Inside you find traditional dishes such as barley soup and cheese. Furthermore, there is a kind of culinary secret weapon by the name of “Free Fall Hot Dog‘‘, sounds mysterious? Let the Calanda Plaza @ Kulm Park surprise you!
Inscunter Street Festival
Every day from 2pm starts the Inscunter Street Festival. Inscunter means “to meet eachother“ in Rumantsch and it is the get together - place of the World Ski Championships. The picturesque village hub of St. Moritz will be transformed into a colorful turmoil full of catering facilities, music and Houses of Nations. A dedicated radio station of SRF3 and RTR transmits live from the street festival and the fine Engadine cuisine will make your mouth watering.
The ski-fans can enjoy cultural performances by local artists from Canton Graubünden every day at 4pm, 5pm and 7pm. Multifarious concerts, Swiss Folklore, Language courses and readings – each one is given without cost.
However, if you would prefer something quiet, you can visit one of the numerous museums – also at night on February 16. Or you admire the installation “Light and Transcience” of the Bündner Landeskirchen at the Mauritius Church in st. Moritz. Here you find more information about the Inscunter street Festival.
House of St. Moritz, House of Switzerland, TirolBerg
At the Hotel Schweizerhof it’s all about Swissness! The home of the Swiss fans is a two-story house right in the heart of St. Moritz. Medal celebrations and athletes visits: The Swiss successes will be celebrated right here! Of course, all other nationalities are warmly welcomed as well. Directly at the Schulhausplatz, the TirolBerg invites you to linger in the outdoor bar – the Austrians know how to celebrate.
Their neighbors in the House of St. Moritz look over into the expanse of the Engadine: The largest igloo on top of the carpark with its own Eurosport studio invites you and the athletes to a chat and fine drinks. At the Ski World Championships, boredom is not an issue thanks to this Entertainment Program!
Public Village Salastrains
Surrounding the races, there is more to experience at Salastrains! Good music from DJs and Swiss carnival bands awaits you. In the village there are cold and hot beverages and local treats from the Engadine. The sponsors activities and the House of Fans of Swissski attract fans from all over the world. A look upwards towards the skies is also worthwhile when the formations of the Patroulle Suisse and the PC-7 TEAMS together with Swiss Int. Airlines come circling overhead with their inspirational and breathtaking airshows.