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Zurich Street Parade 2011

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Boy George opening at the start and Paul Van Dyk in the Finale on centre stage at Bellevue.

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Re: Zurich Street Parade 2011

Any feedback on what this is like? Getting mixed reports. Some saying it's "essential" for those like myself new to Zurich, others saying it's a nightmare with far too many attending without the capacity to cope with the numbers.
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Any feedback on what this is like? Getting mixed reports. Some saying it's "essential" for those like myself new to Zurich, others saying it's a nightmare with far too many attending without the capacity to cope with the numbers.
From my experience last year.

1) It's a crush, think Hadjj moving over the bridge from Burkliplatz to Bellvue and then 3 blocks into town.



2) Great variety of food and drink. Awesome stages and music. The after party at Hallenstadion is fantastic, 120 DJ's 9 stages etc.

3) Not recommended for prams or very young children in the thick of it. It really is a sea of people.

4) If you haven't been. Go. It makes Notting Hill look like a village Fete.
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Old 31.07.2011, 11:39
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Any feedback on what this is like? Getting mixed reports. Some saying it's "essential" for those like myself new to Zurich, others saying it's a nightmare with far too many attending without the capacity to cope with the numbers.
Definitely go if its your first time and you are new here - avoid at all costs every year after
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It makes Notting Hill look like a village Fete.
Close but the opposite. Notting Hill is second only to the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival and has up to 2 million people in attendance. Sorry for the OT, just defending the home turf.
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Close but the opposite. Notting Hill is second only to the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival and has up to 2 million people in attendance. Sorry for the OT, just defending the home turf.
Had to look those numbers up. Dead right, but for some reason, NH was/seemed far less crowded, more relaxed and much more friendly, hence the village comment.
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As a first-timer, any tips for a pleasurable experience? I've experienced Notting Hill Carnival and other huge events so I'm fine with crowds.
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bring earplugs and a camera !
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Take plenty of drink, comfortable shoes and stay out of the main crowd currents. After party is a must.
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bring earplugs and a camera !
yes bring the camera. photos from last year. see anyone you know?
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It is a fabulous event for make up artists and hairdressers and all those fashion creators....
finally folks are wearing all that weird stuff.
An exotic jungle of colours and noises indeed.


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never been before but hoping to go this year. currently scouting for an outfit. keyword search: fishnet
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never been before but hoping to go this year. currently scouting for an outfit. keyword search: fishnet
With fish still in?
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Have a word with CJ
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Would it also have something to do with a type of hot dog sausage as well? If so think we may be able to help you out with some other bits and pieces ;-).

I went to Energy 10 as a Bunny girl, got to think of something a bit different this year, something that won't shock the kids too much!
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Re: Zurich Street Parade 2011

Thanks to Rise Against I am on that day in Düsseldorf ......
And the day after on a festival where Good Charlotte, Rise Against , Bullet for my Valentine and Pendulum are playing....
Enjoy your Street Parade......
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The guy looking for a girlfriend should go, take condoms it's HOT!
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www.streetparade.com

Boy George opening at the start and Paul Van Dyk in the Finale on centre stage at Bellevue.

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Coming to see that new film at the cinema? It's meant to be great.


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Who's the projectionist..?


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Coming to see that new film at the cinema? It's meant to be great.


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Who's the projectionist..?


probably a valid question in zurich. 3 out of the 4 films at the last ZFF i saw had some kind of failure/error due to a bad /poorly-trained projectionist.
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