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sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

Hi, does anyone know about what time they'll be burning the snowman?
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

18:00 but to get a good spot I would arrive a bit later
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18:00 but to get a good spot I would arrive a bit later

Here a compilation of how long it took in past years, after 6pm, until the Böögg exploded

19.04.2010 12:54


20.04.2009 12:55


14.04.2008 26:01


16.04.2007 12:10


24.04.2006 10:28


18.04.2005 17:51


19.04.2004 11:07


28.04.2003 05:42


15.04.2002 13:29


23.04.2001 26:23


10.04.2000 16:45


19.04.1999 23:52


20.04.1998 10:13


21.04.1997 07:30


15.04.1996 08:00


24.04.1995 05:51


18.04.1994 21:00 Bögg gestürzt

19.04.1993 11:33 Bögg gestürzt 23:30 Explosion des Kopfes 27.04.1992 10:13


15.04.1991 12:00


23.04.1990 10:30


17.04.1989 24:00


18.04.1988 40:00


27.04.1987 17:00


21.04.1986 14:00


15.04.1985 24:00


09.04.1984 22:00


18.04.1983 24:20


19.04.1982 13:00


27.04.1981 14:10


21.04.1980 17:00


23.04.1979 19:00


17.04.1978 12:00


18.04.1977 27:00


26.04.1976 11:00


21.01.1975 22:00


22.04.1974 05:07


09.04.1973 26:00


17.04.1972 08:00


19.04.1971 05:00


20.04.1970 40:00


21.04.1969 10:00


22.04.1968 05:00


17.04.1967 06:00


18.04.1966 16:00


26.04.1965 20:00


20.04.1964 keine Angaben


22.04.1963 keine Angaben


09.04.1962 keine Angaben


17.04.1961 07:00


25.04.1960 06:00 Bögg gestürzt

20.04.1959 08:00


21.04.1958 08:00


08.04.1957 keine Angaben


16.04.1956 04:00


18.04.1955 keine Angaben


26.04.1954 keine Angaben


20.04.1953 08:00


21.04.1952 06:00
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Thanks for that. I remember 2003 being quite the hot summer and it is one of the shortest times (the shortest?). I wasn't living here yet but got married here.

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Old 15.04.2013, 07:41
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Here a compilation of how long it took in past years, after 6pm, until the Böögg exploded





21.01.1975 22:00


22.04.1974 05:07


09.04.1973 26:00


17.04.1972 08:00


19.04.1971 05:00


20.04.1970 40:00


21.04.1969 10:00


22.04.1968 05:00


17.04.1967 06:00


18.04.1966 16:00


26.04.1965 20:00


20.04.1964 keine Angaben


22.04.1963 keine Angaben


09.04.1962 keine Angaben


17.04.1961 07:00


25.04.1960 06:00 Bögg gestürzt

20.04.1959 08:00


21.04.1958 08:00


08.04.1957 keine Angaben


16.04.1956 04:00


18.04.1955 keine Angaben


26.04.1954 keine Angaben


20.04.1953 08:00


21.04.1952 06:00
Wolli, what happened in 1974? Why did it only take 5 minutes for the thing to burn?
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Wolli, what happened in 1974? Why did it only take 5 minutes for the thing to burn?
Oh god.....if the list of times for forty years wasn't bad enough, now we have to discuss it in depth...
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Wolli, what happened in 1974? Why did it only take 5 minutes for the thing to burn?

I suppose that this cannot be answered. Experts say that it depends on dozens of factors
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Wolli, what happened in 1974? Why did it only take 5 minutes for the thing to burn?
Global warming.
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

Is it worth going to Zurich for this festival?? Fair enough I'm not too far (Baden) but I'm wondering if it's good to go to the city to watch this or stay and have a couple of beers..

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Is it worth going to Zurich for this festival?? Fair enough I'm not too far (Baden) but I'm wondering if it's good to go to the city to watch this or stay and have a couple of beers..

If you can combine the two things, alright. When I grew up, we could see it out of the kitchen. Or from the nearest hill just 100 meters away. But as it was the same procedure as last / every year we regarded it as rather boring. If going downtown, go to the Lindenhof where a guest Canton shows what it has on offer, including some wine and cheese sampling
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

You can watch it on TV, too, right?
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

It's a great parade where the plebs is allowed to cheer some rich people on horses. There are even some SVP members disguised as black people and walking some Camels. Wonder if they get checked on drugs by the police.
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It's a great parade where the plebs is allowed to cheer some rich people on horses.
I'm sure there will be a lot of EFers there.
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

When and from where does the parade start? Is it a good idea to take kids along since it will be too crowded?

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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

There is a count down contest about the Böög on "I love Zurich" FaceBook page right now.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sechsel%C3%A4uten



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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

my daughter was in the kids' parade yesterday as St. Gallen is the guest Canton this year. I had no idea what it is all about. Now I know there is a story behind the snowman! Well, at least more than I did before...

It was fun - but I was peeved as my 4 y.o. had to go to the bathroom right before it started (never mind asking him 15 minutes earlier when the rest of us went) which meant my husband missed the beginning and my daughter as she was one of the first groups. If you were there yesterday, they were the group on their kickboards/scooters/trottinettes made up to look like horses dressed in black with green knit caps on

Luckily, after about 40 minutes we convinced the other kids that we should go and we got to see her again at the end of the parade and get some pictures. I think. The battery died on my camera and I couldn't check
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Is it worth going to Zurich for this festival?? Fair enough I'm not too far (Baden) but I'm wondering if it's good to go to the city to watch this or stay and have a couple of beers..

I definitely think it's worth it. Especially if you've never seen it before. We always get a Brat and a beer and enjoy the ambiance. Hope you have a good time if you go tonight. =)
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When and from where does the parade start? Is it a good idea to take kids along since it will be too crowded?

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I'm here right now. We paid chf10 for seats so we have a good view and is not too crowded at all. If you can then do come down.
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If you can combine the two things, alright. When I grew up, we could see it out of the kitchen. Or from the nearest hill just 100 meters away. But as it was the same procedure as last / every year we regarded it as rather boring. If going downtown, go to the Lindenhof where a guest Canton shows what it has on offer, including some wine and cheese sampling
they build a hill ?
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Re: sechseläuten in Zurich - times?

Here's a link to the kids' parade yesterday that has 2 pictures. One of those sweet children just might be mine

http://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/ost...id2271270.html

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