Tag: Kinderumzug

Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Photo Geoff Pegler Sechseläuten, Zünfte or Guilds’ Parade, Children’s Parade   Monday 8th April 2019   Traditionally the third Monday of April in Zurich is Sechseläuten and that means a holiday (or at least a half day holiday for most people). However, this year Sechseläuten will be taking place earlier, in fact on Monday 8th April […]

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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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