Exhibitions and Events

Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

. Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017     Kiev Hosts Eurovision Contest 2017 Whether you love it or loathe it the Eurovision Song Contest is a calendar fixture which takes place somewhere in Europe every Spring. Over the past few years we’ve seen the contest take place in Sweden, Austria, […]

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The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

. The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke in Zurich!   On Monday 24th April 2017 the Böögg stood innocently on his pyre in the middle of Sechselaeutenplatz as the crowd gathered round slowly but surely until the whole of the surrounding are was packed. There was hardly breathing space on this half day holiday in […]

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What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards     Photo credit Geoff Pegler There’s been both snow and sunshine almost simultaneously in Zurich this week so it will be interesting to discover the Böögg’s forecast for Summer 2017. Next Monday shortly after 6pm we will all find out. For more information about Zurich’s traditional Sechselaeuten celebrations […]

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10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten   Photo by Geoff Pegler Sechselaeuten is not a Switzerland wide custom but a Zurich tradition. It is a festival to celebrate the end of Winter and it was originally related to the introduction of the Summer working hours – see here for more info. Photo by Geoff […]

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The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

. The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine The Ukrainian Pysanky Festival   Imagine a square packed with brightly painted giant Easter eggs? We were in Kiev this week and visited Sophia Square which is filled with these beautiful works of art from various artists from all over Ukraine for the annual Easter Egg […]

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What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017

What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017     Zurich is really getting into the Food Festival movement – so check out the posts below. As well as food there’s lots more on in the city over the coming weeks – and of course don’t forget Sechselaeuten which is coming up very […]

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