Tag: Swiss traditions

Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Photo credit: Züri Fasnacht Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….   Zurich Fasnacht 8th – 10th March 2019   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 over Switzerland on different […]

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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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