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Fêtes Médiévales de Saillon 2011

Posted September 19, 2011 by Dominique Schreckling

On beautiful late summer days under a deep blue sky and high temperatures, the many visitors could enjoy watching craftsmen at work, groups performing demonstrations of fencing, chivalry, Italian flag throwers, watch a falconer with his birds, sheep dogs and geese demonstrations or listen to various storytellers. A lot of scenes in the colorful medieval streets and corners of the village performed not only by the invited groups but also by villagers dressed accordingly.

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Swiss Fête Fédérale des Sonneurs de cloches

Posted September 13, 2011 by IMPress Archives

The veneration of Swiss cows as a source of life is an integral part of the Swiss culture, economy and international reputation for its treasured by-products from cows such as the 100s of types of cheeses and, of course the invention of the Swiss “milk chocolate” with which the whole world is familiar. There is a proliferation everywhere in Switzerland of the black and white Swiss cow hide motif on many articles for the home such as dishes, tea pots, tea towels, toys and an unlimited number of other objects. And interestingly enough, these are not just souvenirs for the tourists.

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