Choose your Swiss holiday

Choose your Swiss holiday
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Go for a wrestling tournament or a costume parade - the choice is yours -- both on July 26, 2015

Our Team
July 17 , 2015
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Switzerland’s historic and prestigious wrestling event, Brünigschwinget, is said to be more than a hundred years old. Around 130 participants will wrestle in an open-air arena on the summit of the Brünig Pass, situated between Bern and Obwalden. The winner is crowned the Schwinger-König.

People belonging to the various cantons, dressed in their traditional costumes, take part in the National Costume Festival. Held at Männlichen, in the Swiss Alps, the costume parade is accompanied by authentic folklore music. Cultural performances include dancing in national costume, yodeling duets, an alphorn trio, traditional Swiss flag throwing and whip cracking.

What: Brünigschwinget (Swiss Wrestling)
Where: Brünig Pass, Switzerland
When: July 26, 2015

What: National Costume Festival
Where: Männlichen, Switzerland
When: July 26, 2015

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