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+ Tickets

You can find tickets through our own Booking Page. You can also purchase tickets at the box office on Kirchplatz in our ticket and bookstore. In the evening from 18:45 there are also tickets in the entrance area of the Stadttheater. You can also find the prices on the ticket page. The easiest way is to download the Ticketapp from Eventfrog:

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+ Useful functions for Seminars / Workshops / Lectures

A card is included in all seminar, workshop and lecture invitations. Simply click on (map) in the overview. Even better, you can download all dates of the seminars, workshops and lectures as calendar entries. Click on Google Calendar (Win, Andorid) or ICS (Mac, iOS). A small file will be downloaded to your computer, which requires a simple double click. Then the appointments will be added to your calendar as you wish, along with the address and map. On your smartphone, you may receive an empty browser window. Reload and grant the right to allow calendar entries. You can then upload the event to your favorite calendar. It couldn't be simpler and you always keep track.

Nützliche Funktionen in der Seminarübersicht

+ Ticket Refunds

Unfortunately, we cannot make refunds on already purchased tickets. In case of hardship you can contact us (ticketing@ipfo.ch). Otherwise just consider it a generous donation for our festival, which can only take place with a lot of hard work by OK and helpers. Thank you very much for your understanding.

+ Festival Locations

Our festival takes place in 14 different places around the town of Olten. You can reach all within 7 minutes on foot. You can find an overview here on our Location Map...

+ How to find us

Olten is located in the centre of Switzerland and is easily accessible by train (or car). From Olten station you need max. 10 minutes to the festival tent or even only 4 minutes to the Stadttheater, where the evening lectures take place. You will find the arrival times from different cities here...

+ Parking

Here you can find an overview of the parking possibilities in the town of Olten.

+ Where to go between the festival events?

During the day and after the evening lectures, the speakers and seminar leaders gather at the IPFO tent (Thu and Fri 10:00 to 24:00, Fri/Sat until 2:00). A good opportunity to personally talk to the top shots. Wenn es ganz spät wird, dann ist die Vario Bar the place to be.

+ Languages

The festival languages are German and English. All evening lectures will be held in English. Portfolio Reviews are in German or English (depending on the chosen reviewer). Seminars will be held in German or English depending on the director. The language is mentioned in every description of seminars and workshops. In addition, the announcement is either in German or English - depending on the language of the leader.

+ Climate in Olten?

At the end of August it can still get pretty warm. But don't worry, most of our seminar and lecture rooms are air-conditioned. For the rest we will find a solution. And cool drinks can be found in our IPFO tent...