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What’s On In and Around Zurich early January 2015
We hope you had a great festive holiday and wish you all the best for 2015. Here is a round up of some of the key events taking place over the coming weeks in and around Zurich.
Photo15 9th – 13th January
fantastic photo exhibition featuring Swiss and international photographic work from the past 12 months. Starts this week. Read here for details.
Wedding and Event (Hochzeitsmesse) Exhibition 10th – 11th January
need some inspiration for your wedding? Or are you planning a grand event? Look no further than the Wedding and Event Exhibition in Zurich. Over 250 exhibitors will be present offering all manner of items needed to make your event extra special. See here for details.
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Straw Exhibition (Strohwelten) at the Jucker Farm 4th Jan – beginning May
well known for their pumpkin exhibitions, the Jucker Farm have now branched out into sculptures and statues made of straw. Why not take a trip to the straw exhibition at the Bächlifhof in Rapperswil Jona and see for yourself. It’s free! More information here.
Mercedes Benz CSI International Show Jumping Event 23rd – 25th Jan
this prestigious show jumping tournament takes place at the Hallenstadion from 23rd – 25th January. To see the full program and get tickets please see here.
GreenLamp Presentation and Charity Lunch – Monday 26th January
at 11:45 am at the Hotel Schweizerhof, Bahnhofplatz 7, Zürich. In aid of Green Lamp charity. For details please see here. If you would like to attend the lunch and presentation please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Best of Rock the Ballet 20th Jan – 1st Feb
at the Maag Halle from 20th January till 1st February – amazing dancing and moves from the “bad boys of dance”. Get 20% off selected tickets with our special code. See here.
Best Places to go Ice Skating in Zurich
the snow has been a little wanting of late, but there is plenty of ice on the rinks. Check out this guide to find the best places to skate. See here for details.
Art on Ice 5th – 8th February
ice skating of the highest level coupled with live music from Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc Sway. Read here for more.
Iglu Festival 28th Feb – 1st March
Ever fancied staying overnight in an iglu? How about building one too? Build and stay in your own iglu at the Iglu Festival on 28th February to 1st March. See here for details.
Picture Ballot! Monolithic Water – till March 15th
exhibition about “water in art” is on at the Kunsthaus Zurich until 15th March. For more information see here.
Archaeology Treasures of the Swiss National Museum
on show at until the end of 2015. See here for details.
Highlights of 2014 in Photos
see here for some of the highlights of 2014 in and around Zurich
New Year Fireworks
if you missed Zurich’s New Year fireworks, don’t worry, Geoff Pegler has captured the spirit in these great photos. See here.
Photo © Geoff Pegler
Road tax 2015
just in case you’ve forgotten there is still time to buy the 2015 road tax disk at your local post office or petrol station. However, you do need to have it displayed in your car windscreen (stuck down) by the 1st February.
New Year New You?
check out fitness instructor and personal trainer Jayne Salmon’s “No Excuses” bootcamps and courses to get you on track with your fitness goals for 2015. Whether it’s weight loss or simply increased fitness, Jayne can get you results. More information here.
The “Zurich Welcome Home” Guide in English
we have a great discount on the price of this guidebook to Zurich – CHF 35 (incl P&P) or CHF 50 for the book plus a Zurich pop art SIGG bottle in a package. Read here for more information and to place an order.
The Live-Switzerland Coupon Book
costs CHF 69 with offers at hotels, restaurants dinners and brunches, Swiss excursions and lots of other exciting activities all on a 2 for 1 basis. To order a book simply email your name and address with the words Live-Switzerland in the subject line.
Today’s Office Looks like This
author Katrin Gygax takes us on a journey of 60 unconventional office settings throughout Switzerland with hints on tips on where to go and where to eat along the way. Even if you’re not a “mobile worker” you may find this a very interesting read. The book costs CHF 24. See here for details.
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