What’s On In Zurich early March 2015

What’s On In Zurich early March 2015

Street Food Festival Zurich

Second Zurich Street Food Festival 27th February – 1st March

great foodie event taking place in Zurich the last weekend of the month with food trucks and lots of fun. Food and flavours from all over the world – don’t miss it! See here for more details.

The 31st International Country Music Festival in Zurich 30th January – 22nd March

still playing! This extensive country music festival is on in Albisgüetli until March 22nd. There are lots of acts to choose from. See here for more information.

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.

Meet the Brewer Night at The International Beer Bar 3rd March

don’t forget to put the 3rd March in your diary as there will be a meet the brewers night at the International Beer Bar from 7pm – 10pm.  See here for more details.

Simply Fundamentals of Art

understand the basic ideas and techniques of painting, drawing and art. New 5 week evening class beginning Tuesday the 3rd March 7pm to 9pm at Bridget Wilkin’s art studio in Egg. CHF 300 for all classes. www.bridgetwilkinart.com Contact joannefin@hotmail.com for more information.

Ice Skating and “Afterwork on Ice” 4th March

more information here.

Photo Vernissage and Sufi Rotations Event on March 7th

visit ZeoT on March 7th from 19.00 to celebrate the opening of Sabua Gärtig’s photo exhibition, followed by live music from SSassa, a performance from the participants of Nicole McLaren’s whirling workshop AND an attempt to break a world record in Sufi rotations. For more information see here.

Miss Representation film

International Women’s Day 7th March – Miss Representation

a screening of the thought-provoking docu-film ‘Miss Representation’ at Impact Hub Zurich on 7th March from 6.30pm with film starting at 7.15pm.  It covers the portrayal of women in mainstream media and the role this places in framing women’s position in society. The film will be followed by a panel discussion focussing on the situation of women in Switzerland and in Europe. Get 10% off tickets by using the code newinzurich at checkout. For more information and for tickets please see here.

Health and Safety Workshop Day 14th March

Health & Safety Day March 14th. Luitgard Holzleg from Healthy And Safe Away From Home​ and Judit Józsa from Familysafety​ have organized this event about health, energy, nutrition and safety and Stefan Labas from Labas Results – Personal Training & Coaching in Rüschlikon​ will teach a self defence course. Learn more and get your tickets here.

Please Disturb Hotel Open Day 15th March

ever wanted to see behind the scenes in a hotel? Or are you a student or parent of a student wanting to study hotel management? If so mark your diaries for 15th March as on that day hotels throughout Switzerland will be opening their doors to the public to showcase their hotel and their services. For more information and to see participating hotels please see here.
British Swiss Chamber of Commerce “Economic Outlook Breakfast” 17th March

With speakers 
Oliver Adler, Head of Economic Research, Credit Suisse AG and 
Norman Villamin, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Europe, Coutts & Co. Ltd
 
on Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 at 
07:45- 09:15

 at Brasserie Schiller, 
Sechseläutenplatz 10. Zürich BSCC Members and guests CHF 65.00 
Non-Members CHF 85.00 to Register for Event

Kenyan – Indian Fusion Cooking Course at the AWC i 18th March

cooking classes in Kenyan – Indian food at the AWC Zurich on 18th March. Cost CHF 75 /70. For more information see here.

Zurich Moves! 13th – 20th March

is a festival showcasing contemporary dance, performance art and dance films in Zurich. This year is it addressing the topics of identity, gender and sexuality and what limits there are. Alternative and avant-garde programme in conjunction with Tanzhaus Zurich. For more information (in German) please see the website.

Lovers of Literature in Zurich

WriteCon21st – 22nd March

is a series of weekend workshops on fiction, the future of publishing, non-fiction, a writers’ boot camp, an independent publishing event and Writing for Young People. The next event, Roadmaps for Writers, takes place on 21st-22nd March, involving publishers, authors and experts in children/YA books and games. Book your EarlyBird ticket before 1 March! See here for details.

Grafik 15 – 13th, 14th and 15th March

if you love art and design don’t miss Grafik15 which takes place at the Maag Halle on 13th, 14th and 15th March. Click here for more information and to buy tickets. To see an article on last year’s Grafik event please see here.

Arsenic and Old Lace play in English in Zurich on 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd March

the Blueprint Masquerades from the English Drama Department of the University of Zurich are performing Arsenic & Old Lace (in English) on March 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. Performances are at 8pm except for Sunday when it begins at 7pm. Admission prices: Adults CHF 18 Students CHF 15. Tickets can be reserved at blueprintmasquerades@gmail.com. For more information please go to the website. 

BaselWorld 19th – 26th March in Basel

enjoy the sparkle at BaselWorld from 19th to 26th March at the Messe in Basel. See here for details.

3rd Annual Women’s Expo at the Messe Zurich, Halle 9 on 29th March

10am till 4pm at the Messe in Zurich on 29th March. An event for networking, business ideas and more for women. For more information see here.

Scherenschnitte (Paper cutting) Exhibition at the Landesmuseum till 19th April

explore the world of Scherenshitte and learn about the roots and heritage of this Swiss traditional craft. Exhibition on now until 19th April. For more information please visit the website.

 

SKIING

Snow near Zurich

Photo © NewInZurich

Skiing in Flumserberg – so close to Zurich

discover the delights of skiing in Flumserberg whether you’re driving or taking the train. For more information see here.

Skiing at Pizol  – not far from Zurich

Pizol ski resort is located close to Bad Ragaz and you can even buy ski and spa day tickets. A short drive from Zurich, find out all about it here.

Skiing in Lenzerheide and Arosa

From last year onwards you can now ski in both Lenzerheide and Arosa on the same day thanks to the new lift linking the two resorts. Read all about it here.

L'OFFICIEL Switzerland

Photo credit L’OFFICIEL

CONTESTS

Win a year’s subscription to L’OFFICIEL fashion and style magazine

the Swiss edition of the renowned fashion magazine from Paris, L’OFFICIEL Switzerland, is celebrating its 1st birthday! To celebrate NewInZurich has a one year subscription up for grabs – simply email newinzurich@gmail.com with your 1) name, 2) your telephone number and 3) the word L’Officiel in the subject line. The contest will be drawn on 12th March 2015.

Win a place on a food and wine pairing course in conjunction with Wiine.me and Urban Cooking School

Win a place for one on the South East Asian Cookery Course on March 18th at Urban Cookery School – NewInZurich have one place available in our prize draw. Simply email newinzurich@gmail.com with 1) your name, 2) your mobile number and 3) the word Cook in the subject line. The winner will be drawn on March 12th 2015.

Win two tickets to a Wiine.me wine tasting event

Win 2 tickets for the Wine Lover’s Apéro on March 24th at the International Beer Bar in Zurich. Simply email newinzurich@gmail.com with 1) your name, 2) your mobile number and 3) the word Vino in the subject line. The contest is open now and the winner will be drawn on March 20th 2015.

To find out more about all 3 contests please see here

Looking Ahead

Shadow Land Zurich at the Maag Halle 14th – 19th April

watch out for our contest for free tickets coming up soon. More information here.

Zermatt Unplugged 14th – 18th April

with a line up including James Blunt, Travis, Anatacia and lots more the annual concert takes place in Zermatt 14th – 18th April. For more information and to buy tickets please see here.

Basel Blickfang 24, 25th and 26th April

more information here

Designmesse Zurich 8th-10th May

more information here.

You may have missed:

St Moritz White Turf

 

 White Turf St Moritz Photo © NewInZurich

White Turf St Moritz

Cook and Drink with Wiine.me and Urban Cooking School

Art On ice Photos and Review – see here for details.

Mode Suisse, Wiine.me and Dior – events in Zurich last week

The International Beer Bar is “the” new bar in town. Not just for beer lovers! Read all about it here.

The Chateau-d’Oex Balloon Festival see here for photos of this recent event.

Discovering the Uetliberg in Zurich in Winter see here

Glamour, Racing and Snow – White Turf St Moritz

Photo © NewInZurich

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