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Photos of Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich 2014

Photos of Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich 2014

Photos of Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich 2014 Photo © Geoff Pegler After seemingly weeks of beautiful sunny weather there was no halting the rain and drizzle this Sechseläuten in Zurich. However, it did nothing to dampen the spirits of the crowds or the parade, as the Guilds marched through the city […]

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Photos of Kinderumzug Sechseläuten 2014 in Zurich

Photos of Kinderumzug Sechseläuten 2014 in Zurich

Photos of Kinderumzug and Sechseläuten 2014 in Zurich Photo © Geoff Pegler It was a typical Spring day in Zurich as the Sechseläuten Umzug took place in Zurich today. Despite the showers there were smiles and excitement as the children paraded through the streets of the city in traditional dress. There were shower capes for the […]

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What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014

What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014

   Have a Happy Easter in Zurich! What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014 Hope you all have a fabulous Easter and get lots of Easter Eggs and Chocolate bunnies. Have fun and here are some things to do for the days and weeks ahead: – The International Arab Film Festival – continues at the […]

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Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014 It’s coming up for that very special time of year when the festival of Sechseläuten (Sächsilüüte in Swiss German) will be celebrated here in Zurich. This year will be the first time that the Böögg (the white snowman) will be burned on the newly renovated Sechseläutenplatz right in front […]

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Swiss Traditions – The Children’s Parade for Sechseläuten – the Kinderumzug in Zurich

Swiss Traditions – The Children’s Parade for Sechseläuten – the Kinderumzug in Zurich

Photo © Geoff Pegler Flowers, costumes and sunshine  – the Kinderumzug or Children’s Parade, the prelude to the Parade of Guilds on Monday, took place in Zurich today in full sunshine. Photo © Geoff Pegler The Kinderumzug is the first part of the tradition of Sechseläuten and always takes place on the Sunday afternoon before […]

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