The Bagpipe Society

A wild bagpipe festival

Participants of Sunnseitn Bordun Dudelsack Festival 2021. Photograph by Franz Durst Have you heard the one about the Czech Mayor, the Austrian officer and the Macedonian PhD student who broke into an Alpine chalet? This just about sums up the wildness of Sunnseitn Dudelsack Festival, where, after an evening of wild music the entire festival participants found themselves locked out of their accommodation. No problem at all! they said, and proceeded to use a well-placed picnic table and a few strong shoulders (think Macedonian lawyer and his friend the PhD student) to hoist an Austrian officer up to the first-floor balcony who prised open the bedroom window....