Page 23 - European Calendar of Events and Festivals 2014
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Switzerland continued....... Archers and Cannons and succulent meals from
07 – 09 08 - 10
08 – 10 15 – 14 Sept
Bern: Buskers Street Music Festival The musicians and performers are International, the audience can express their appreciation by tossing coins into a hat www.bern.com
Saignelégier: Marché Concours, National horse market and show. Held in the wonderful Franches- Montagnes area. Includes huge exhibition, original presentation of horses, folkloric parade, and rustic horse races.www.marcheconcours.ch
Zermatt 46th Folklore Festival and Zermatt Swiss Food Festival www.swissfoodfestival.ch Lucerne: Festival in Summer is the main event, with about 30 symphony concerts and 60 other events.
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JULY
04 - 06 04 - 19
12 – 30 18 – 26 18 – 26
18 – 03 Aug 31 – 10 Aug
AUGUST
Middle Aged recipes. www.chateau-gruyeres.ch Gallen: Openair Music Festival 40 world renowned artists perform over 3 days www.openairsg.ch Lucerne: 6th Luzerner Fest Music played on squares in the heart of the Old Town. Food and refreshments. www.altstadtfest-luzern.ch Wengen: Mountain Spring Festival at Männlichen Demonstration of Swiss Folklore: dances, yodelling,
alphorn, flag throwing, Swiss folklore band. maennlichen.ch
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All around Switzerland: Swiss National Holiday
04 – 07 13
OCTOBER
18 – 26 26
NOVEMBER
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Crans-Montana: Omega European Golf Masters
www.omegaeuropeanmasters.com Interlaken: Jungfrau Marathon awarded the title of «The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon» by the American magazine «The Ultimate Guide to International Marathons www.jungfrau-marathon.ch
All around Switzerland: Wine festivals celebrating the harvest season Basel: ATP Swiss Indoors, the world’s tennis elite gathers in the city on the Rhine www. swissindoorsbasel.ch
Lucerne: Marathon
Lucerne Festival “Piano” features star pianists from the fields of classical music, contemporary music and jazz, with a repertoire drawn from every epoch. www.lucernefestival.ch
Bern: Zibelemärit, traditional onion market with popular festival Farmers bring over 50 tons of onions in artistically woven plaits, also garlic. Market stalls selling ceramic pots, bread, vegetables. Taste cheese, cheesecake, onion cakes and onion soup in the restaurants. Fairground for children. www.berninfo.com
Samnaun: CLAUWAU Santa Claus World Championships. The best Santa Clauses from all over the world meet for this fun competition www. clauwau.com
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06 – 16
Zürich: Street Parade Top DJs. Street Parade featuring lovemobiles, digital art and live performances showcasing latest trends from the world of electronic music. Parties afterwards in over 100 clubs www.streetparade.ch
Locarno: Locarno Film FestivalFeaturing evening projections under the stars, on one of the biggest screens in the world, Piazza Grande deserves its title of ‘the most beautiful open-air cinema lounge’. www.pardo.ch
Weggis: 82nd	Rosefestival Fairground, live dance music and big fireworks display. Countless bars, snacks and entertainment stands.www.rosenfest- weggis.ch
Montreux: Jazz Festival 16 days of jazz, blues, rock, world-music, rap, electro and pop. From Miles Davis to Ray Charles, and including David Bowie or Prince, all the greats have appeared on its various stages. www.montreuxjazz.com Vevey Marchés folkloriques de Vevey www. marchesfolkloriques.ch Basel:Tattoo Based on the world-renowned Edinburgh Tattoo, www.baseltattoo.ch Lucerne: Blue Balls Festival The international Lucerne Blue Balls Festival presents a cornucopia of music styles on the shores of Lake Lucerne Verbier: Festival top classical artists performing unique concert programmes in a breathtaking mountain setting. www.verbierfestival.com Geneva Festival : - concerts, world foods, crafts, entertainments galore and a funfair on the lakeshore with the grand finale - a spectacular display of musical fireworks. www.fetes-de-geneve.ch
SEPTEMBER
THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM
An innovative Museum layout covering more than 3000 m2 takes you on a multidimensional journey across the Olympic universe. With over 1000 objects and 150 screens, the experience awaiting you is totally immersive, highly detailed and incre- dibly vibrant.
Opening times
01.05—14.10 every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 15.10—30.04 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne – Switzerland +41 21 621 65 11 – olympic.org/museum
and live your own Olympic experience
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