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Fêtes Médiévales de Saillon 2011

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...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Zibelemärit – Onion Market in Bern

On the fourth Monday of every November, a traditional event fills the old city of Bern, the capital of Switzerland: the Zibelemärit or Onion Market.
by Dominique Schreckling
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Swiss Fête Fédérale des Sonneurs de cloches

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 inv...
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Combats de Reines 2011

The Swiss Canton du Valais hosts each year a series of a very typical Swiss event, the Combats de Reines, fight of the Queens. Unlike bullfighting in which humans fight bulls, this cow fighting is a bloodless fight with cow aga...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Rock Oz’Arènes 2011

  July 31st – August 6th: 20th edition Avenches, Switzerland The Rock Oz’Arènes festival is a pretty unique rock festival. It takes place in the marvelous town of Avenches in the French speaking part of Switze...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Emanuel-Alison (BRA) vs Fijalek-Prudel (POL)

Beach Volleyball Grand Slam Gstaad 2011

Beach Volley Grand Slam Gstaad 2011 When one thinks about Gstaad, the first thing that may spring to mind first is probably the celebrity-filled hideaway nestled in a magnificent valley in Southwestern Switzerland surrounded by...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Zermatt Unplugged Festival 2011

The 4th edition of the unique Zermatt Unplugged Music Festival ended on Saturday, April 16th. Located at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt is a famous authentic Swiss village situated in a region which includes one thi...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Montreux Volley Masters 2011

The Montreux Volley Masters, an international women’s indoor volleyball competition, is a most unique event. Each year the organizer invites 8 national teams among the best teams of the world. The event takes place outside t...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Montreux Jazz Festival 2011 – Roundup

45th Montreux Jazz Festival Round up of the 45th edition The Montreux Jazz Festival takes place in the city of the same name on the border of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. What started in 1967 as a three day festival has become t...
by Dominique Schreckling
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