What’s On In And Around Zurich Beginning of July 2018
BRAZILIAN ARTIST ERNESTO NETO AT ZURICH HB FROM 30th JUNE: A new art installation created out of cotton will be taking over Zurich main station from 30th June to 29th July as Ernesto Neto’s striking art installation will take centre stage at Zurich’s main station. You can view it properly from 30th June. You might also be interested to know that Ernesto was also presenting his work at Art Basel this year too. Find out more here.
THE ALBANI FEST WINTERTHUR: the Albani Fest continues in Winterthur all over this weekend from 29th June – 1st July. Lots of events lined up – find out more here.
IBERIAN NIGHTS AT RESTAURANT FALKEN KÜSNACHT 29th & 30th JUNE: Restaurant Falken in Küsnacht is holding two special Iberian nights with 5 courses and lots of exciting Iberian specialities, all for CHF 79 per person. Call +41 44 910 66 88 to reserve your table or take a look here.
WHERE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: take a look at our guide to places which are having public viewings of the World Cup in Zurich until the final on the 15th July. Take a look at our guide here.
FREE* ENTRY TO FIFA MUSEUM FOR FANS UNTIL 15th JULY: during the 2018 FIFA WorldCup, if you visit the FIFA Museum in any national team shirt, you get to enter for FREE!
LIVE MUSIC AT TONHALLE MAAG SATURDAY 30thJUNE: At 7pm on 3oth June the Tonhalle Maag will show the pre-quarter-final World Cup match live accompanied by World-class musicians like Aleksey Igudesman, Lucy Landymore, Dave Marks and Irina Pak. Chris Böhmsworld record holder in BMX will open the show along with world-famous freestyle footballer Maximilian Meyer. For more information click here.
MORE THAN CLASSIC INNOVATION AWARD SUNDAY 1stJULY: At 11am on Sunday 1stJuly there will be a morning of music, science and technology at the Zunfthaus zur Waag with musicians Aleksey Igudesman on the violin, double bass player Roman Patkolo, cellist Benjamin Nffenegger, Francois-Xavier Poizat and Irina Pak. For more information and to buy tickets please click here.
SWISS PRESS PHOTO 18 AT LANDEMUSEUM ENDS 1st JULY: Check out the amazing press photos at the exhibition at the Landesmuseum. See all the details here.
GUIDE TO OPEN AIR CINEMA IN ZURICH 2018: check out the places you can watch films in the open air in Zurich – see our guide here.
NEW BABY AND LOOKING FOR PARENT AND CHILD CLASSES?: if you’ve got a new baby or young child you may be interested to learn that KindyROO classes are now in Zurich – in the city and in Horgen! Not only is there a lot of research behind these classes proving that active babies make smarter kids, but they’re great fun too! Book now to secure your FREE no obligation class! See here for details.
ZURICH SEEÜBERQUERUNG 4thJULY– fancy swimming across the lake? This annual swimming event is planned for Wednesday 4thJuly (alternative dates if the weather doesn’t play ball are 11th July and 22nd August) . Register at the ticket office on the day between 2 pm and 6 pm to get your place and start time. Swimming starts at 3 pm from Strandbad Mythenquai, Mythenquai 95, 8002 Zurich. For more information see here.
WORLD PRESS PHOTO AT LANDESMUSEUM TILL 8th JULY: From 7th June – 8th July a wonderful exhibition of the world’s press photos from 2017. See more here.
LIVING IN ZURICH WITH KIDS AGED 6 – 12? If you’ve got children aged 6 – 12 years old and you need to keep them entertained this Summer, make sure you get one of these! Find out more here.
FREE WEDNESDAY EVENING CONCERTS AT THE FRAUENBADI: pop on down to the Frauenbadi on Wednesday evening to enjoy a selections of bands playing. Take a look here for more information.
SOMMERFEST WITH ESTHER KERN AT HOTEL WASSBERG 7th JULY 2PM: Hotel Wassberg in Forch has a Summer Festival on Saturday 7th July from 2pm and YOU are invited! Celebrated Swiss Vegetable Scout and Cook Esther Kern will be running a workshop, there will be snacks and the hotel officially opens its vegetable and herb garden. No registration needed – just turn up! For more information see here.
CALIENTE LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL 6th – 8th JULY: don’t miss the fun and energy of the annual Caliente Latin Music Festival taking place in Zurich from 6th – 8th July. It’s the biggest Latin Festival in Europe and has lots of events including a Food Festival attached. Find out all about it here.
GUIDE TO STREET FOOD FESTIVALS SWITZERLAND 2018: check out our guide to other Food Festivals and Street Food Festivals taking place across Switzerland for 2018. Read the Guide here.
NEW GLOBI HIKING TRAIL FOR KIDS IN LENZERHEIDE: A new hiking trail specially designed for kids has just opened in Lenzerheide. Find out all about it there.
THINKING OF TRAINING AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT IN ZURICH?: Are you an expat in Zurich? Looking for a training course with the view of getting a job? Did you know that Foundations For Learning run Teaching Assistant courses here in Zurich? The next one begins in September. Find out more here.
LORENZO BORGHI PHOTOGRAPHY 5th – 15th JULY: check out talented photographer (and a NewInZurich contributor) Lorenzo Borghi’s photographic exhibition at Photobastei running from 5th – 15th July. See details (in German) here.
IN SEARCH OF STYLE AT THE LANDESMUSEUM NOW – 15th JULY: new exhibition all about Style at the Landesmuseum until . Read all about it here.
WHAT DOES SWITZERLAND EAT EXHIBITION TILL 23rd SEPT: Fascinating exploration of the eating habits of the Swiss over the years and some very interesting insights. On now until 23rd September.Full details here.
BUILD-YOUR-BURGER CRUISE ON LAKE ZURICH: one of our favourite ideas for a group of friends, family or even maybe a work evening out – a “Build Your Burger” cruise on Lake Zurich. Delicious food, stunning views and a fabulous evening. Find out more here.
A TRIP TO LAUTERBRUNNEN: fancy a trip to the beautiful village of Lauterbrunne.Find out more here.
A GREAT EXCURSION TO GRINDELWALD FIRST: if you’re looking for a great family excursion with plenty to do, how about Grindelwald First? (Apologies last week’s link was incorrect) Find out more here.
HOW ABOUT A TRIP TO VALLE VERZASCA? With its turquoise waters and Italian Swiss charm, Valle Verzasca is definitely worth a trip – but try to visit before August when the crowds arrive! Find out more here.
SWIMMING POOL SEASON IN ZURICH: yes it’s officially the swimming season in Zurich and the Badis are waiting to welcome you on sunny days. See our list of great Badis here.
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING IN ZURICH: read all about the various places around Zurich that you can go SUPing. Take a look here.
URBAN SURFING IN ZURICH: did you know that you can go surfing in Zurich? Not just on the lake but in the city too? Find out more about Urban Surf here.
UNEMPLOYED OR LOOKING FOR A JOB? We spoke to Angela Weinberger from Global People Transitions and she shared her top tips with us for getting the job you really want. Read here for full information.
TRAVELLING TO GOCEK IN SOUTHERN TURKEY: we recently visited the D-Resort in Gocek in Southern Turkey and had an amazing time at this luxury hotel which is one of the members of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group.It’s the perfect destination for an early or late Summer break. See our photos here.
TOP TIPS FOR EXPATS WHEN LEAVING ZURICH: if you’re planning on moving to of Zurich anytime soon, take a look at our tips here.
VISIT SCHLOSS KYBURG: Why not take a trip to the historic castle of Kyburg which is just 40 minutes or so from Zurich. Find out all about it here.
NEW IN ZURICH PHOTOGRAPHER IN ZFF Z72 COMPETITION: Over the weekend the Zurich Festival organized a “Summer Edition” of its popular Z72 competition. The aim is to produce a 72 second movie in 72 hours. Check out “Endless Summer” by Tim Hughes, one of our photographers! Take a look here and please vote!
INTERNATIONAL COMEDY CLUB EVENTS: check out the upcoming events for the International Comedy Club in Switzerland here.
RAINY DAY FUN IN ZURICH: if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich when it rains, (or is simply cold and grey) do check this list of rainy day activities for all the family.
HAMMAMS AND SPAS IN ZURICH: take a look at our suggestions on where to find a relaxing hammam or spa. See here.
ZURICH ZOO – SO MUCH TO SEE: whether it’s sunny or not, Zurich Zoo makes for the perfect place to visit for all the family. Find out all about it here.
IMPRESSIONS OF ART BASEL 2018: Didn’t make it to Art Basel this year? Not to worry, Carmen captured lots of impressions of the event – so take a look here.
CHINESE ARTIST LIU BOLIN (AKA “THE INVISIBLE MAN”): we also met up with Ruinart’s featured artist for Art Basel 2018, Liu Bolin (above). Famous for his “invisible man” works of art we found out a little more about how he prepares for his art. Read more here.
TEENAGER STUDY ABROAD LANGUAGE PROGRAMS & READER DICOUNT: Boa Lingua has come up with a novel idea to get teenagers learning a language! They have created some fun and sporty programs whereby the teenagers of overseas to study in well supervised groups and really accelerate their learning. NewInZurich readers can get CHF 100 discount! Find out all about it here.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: how about a recipe for a delicious, tangy lemon tart? See recipe here.
EVENTS AT THE BSCC: the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce always runs a great variety of events throughout the year. See here to find out more.
PHYTO RE30 TRANSFORMING GREY HAIR BACK TO NORMAL: a new hair product is being launched in Switzerland from 23rd April which claims to return put to nearly 40% of your grey hair back to its natural colour. RE30 will soon be available in pharmacies in Zurich. Find out more here.
HIKING SEASON IN SWITZERLAND – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TICKS: it’s the hiking season in Switzerland but have you been vaccinated about ticks? Find out more here.
ALTERATIONS AND TAILORING IN ZURICH: if you need reliable hemming, tailoring or alterations at a reasonable price why not call Svetlana (mention NewInZurich) on 079 402 11 03 or email her here.
Photos by Christina and Carmen Sirboiu
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