Tag: Swiss traditions

Dinner For One – A New Year’s Staple in Switzerland

Dinner For One – A New Year’s Staple in Switzerland

Happy New Year! Dinner For One – A New Year’s Staple in Switzerland Have you ever heard of “Dinner for One” ? It’s an ancient British black-and-white comedy sketch which is very popular in Switzerland and Germany and is broadcast every New Year’s Eve. Also known as the “greatest cult film you’ve never heard of”, […]

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Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Update: Cancelled due to risks from the Corona Virus Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland …. Zurich Fasnacht 28th February – 1st March 2020 The Swiss have got a way of lifting the cheer on cold, grey February and March days – and it’s called Fasnacht! Fasnacht is one great big Carnival which takes place all […]

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The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

. The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch   If you were to visit the town of Urnäsch or one of the neighbouring villages in Appenzell during their Silvesterkläuse celebrations you might be wondering what you had stumbled into! The Silvesterkläuse event takes place on 2 separate days – 31st December to celebrate the “Neuer Silvester” and […]

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The Klausjagen St Nicholas Procession Küssnacht am Rigi

The Klausjagen St Nicholas Procession Küssnacht am Rigi

Winterthur's Musikwochen

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Zuerifasnacht – Carnival Fun in Zurich for All The Family

Zuerifasnacht – Carnival Fun in Zurich for All The Family

Zuerifasnacht – Carnival Fun in Zurich for All the Family “Zuerifasnacht” is a fun filled event in Zurich with costumes, wigs, outrageous outfits and lots of music from the Guggen bands. Here are some photos from a previous Fasnacht celebration in Niederdorf. As well as the pavements being strewn with confetti there was music and […]

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