Bolivia's capital, La Paz, is situated in an altitude of 3600 meters. Many children are therefore born with a heart defect that can lead to a painful death.
Thanks to the Bad Goisern Music Festival, which is now taking place for the sixth time, it has been possible to afford complex heart surgery to save the lives of many bolivian children.
Over the years the festival has established itself to a series of musical events of the highest level. International performing artist of the classical and jazz scene have been making sure the events towards the end of August attract large audiences into the idyllic village of Bad Goisern.