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Sweden continued.......DECEMBER01	Coronation of Saint Lucia in Sweden: the open-air museum Skansen in 11	Stockholm :Nobel Prize: event presided over by theKing of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf . 13	Sweden :Festival of Saint Lucia. www.skansen.seSwitzerland26 - 29Middle Aged recipes. Gallen: Openair Music Festival 40 world renowned artists perform over 3 days www.openairsg.chMAY01 - 04 03 040429 - 30JUNE13 - 14 19 - 22 24 – 30Morges Arts and crafts market www. Geneva : Marathon Annual event catering for all levels of fitness, half marathon and Junior courses through stunning countryside. Gruyere : Cheese Festival in this medieval town. Demonstrations of the traditional preparation of cheese. Cheese makers show their wares together with music, handicrafts and local artists. www. Chamoson VINISSIMA - Wineries open days www. chamoson.comZürich: Pride Festival- a party, celebrating the rights of gays and lesbians. An exciting, inspiring and multicultural program on the festival site rounds the day off. Basel: ART BASEL world fair of the international art market. Over 300 carefully selected exhibitors from the world’s most important galleries turn the fairground into a museum Interlaken: William Tell, open-air theatre Friedrich Schiller’s most successful play,staged at Matten, The Tell arena is set in a forest. The open-air stage is graced by over 180 amateur actors, 20 horses and a complete procession of cows and goats www. Closes early Sept Gruyères: Medieval Festival held in the castle on Midsummer Day with sounds of the troubadours of Albadir and concert of the famous band Espanatar. Archers and Cannons and succulent meals fromJULY04 - 06 04 - 1912 – 30 18 – 26 18 – 2618 – 03 Aug 31 – 10 AugAUGUSTDemonstration of Swiss Folklore: dances, yodelling, alphorn, flag throwing, Swiss folklore band.	www. maennlichen.chWeggis: 82nd	Rosefestival Fairground, live dance music and big fireworks display. Countless bars, snacks and entertainment stands.www.rosenfest- weggis.chMontreux: 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. Vevey Marchés folkloriques de Vevey www. Basel:Tattoo Based on the world-renowned Edinburgh Tattoo, 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. 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.chJungfrau sunsetAug0206 – 16Zürich: 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.chLocarno: 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.ch21 – 22(tbc)28	Lucerne: 6th Luzerner Fest Music played on squares in the heart of the Old Town. Food andrefreshments. 29	Wengen: Mountain Spring Festival at MännlichenAll around Switzerland: Swiss National HolidayYou can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at Events

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