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Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

Anyone have some insight?
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

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Ok - I'll break from tradition. There are loads of rose petals from Bahnhofstrasse - along Barengasse. It's like a scene from "Coming to America"
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

Is this a metaphor for the delicate and beautiful "Swiss women"?

Or are you talking about actual rose petals somewhere?


Could you disclose where we might see these gathered "Rose Petals"?
(hopefully the metaphorical ones)
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

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Is this a metaphor for the delicate and beautiful "Swiss women"?

Or are you talking about actual rose petals somewhere?


Could you disclose where we might see these gathered "Rose Petals"?
(hopefully the metaphorical ones)
Bill - see above
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Is this a metaphor for the delicate and beautiful "Swiss women"?

Or are you talking about actual rose petals somewhere?


Could you disclose where we might see these gathered "Rose Petals"?
(hopefully the metaphorical ones)
i heard they were hanging upside down from a yacht on the zurisee...
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

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Bill - see above
Yeah, your post just beat me to it.


Sorry mate,

No idea about the petals.


Perhaps you could just call one of the shops on Bahnoffstrasse and complain:

"This is unacceptible, I have just slipped over on some of YOUR rose petals in front of your shop - I intend to take legal action unless you can explain"

"But Sir, these petals are a result of .......(explanation acquired)"
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

A wedding? When I was a kid we used to go and wait for couples to come out of the Church after their wedding, as they threw sweets to all the kids (kids present symbolising kids for the future)- but now at every wedding I've been to since back in CH- rose petals were thrown (instead of sweets or confetti). Do you live near a Registry Office?

Or perhaps a romantic birthday surprise?
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

I saw it as well. There is a group of kids/teenagers wearing black shirt written Blumen Krämer carrying buckets of flower. I type it on google and found this:

Am Donnerstag, 1. September 2011, begehen wir unseren Umzug an die neue Adresse nun noch ein zweites Mal. Diesmal in feierlichem Rahmen, ganz ohne Bauschutt, sondern mit viel Pomp und prominenten Gästen. Seien Sie dabei, wenn es ab 17 Uhr bunte Rosenblütenblätter auf den Weg von der Bahnhofstrasse 38 an die Talstrasse 62 regnet! Rund 40 Schulkinder werden die Umzugsroute mit Rosenblütenblättern bestreuen. In Zahlen bedeutet dies: 150 Kilo Rosenblütenblätter von 10 000 Rosen auf 380 Metern Fussweg. Anschliessend wird feierlich auf die neuen Wurzeln des ältesten und gleichzeitig jüngsten Blumengeschäfts der Stadt Zürich angestossen.

I think....they just opened a new shop or moved to new address or something..
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Re: Zurich: What is with the rose petals??

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I saw it as well. There is a group of kids/teenagers wearing black shirt written Blumen Krämer carrying buckets of flower. I type it on google and found this:

Am Donnerstag, 1. September 2011, begehen wir unseren Umzug an die neue Adresse nun noch ein zweites Mal. Diesmal in feierlichem Rahmen, ganz ohne Bauschutt, sondern mit viel Pomp und prominenten Gästen. Seien Sie dabei, wenn es ab 17 Uhr bunte Rosenblütenblätter auf den Weg von der Bahnhofstrasse 38 an die Talstrasse 62 regnet! Rund 40 Schulkinder werden die Umzugsroute mit Rosenblütenblättern bestreuen. In Zahlen bedeutet dies: 150 Kilo Rosenblütenblätter von 10 000 Rosen auf 380 Metern Fussweg. Anschliessend wird feierlich auf die neuen Wurzeln des ältesten und gleichzeitig jüngsten Blumengeschäfts der Stadt Zürich angestossen.

I think....they just opened a new shop or moved to new address or something..
Hope this answer your curiousity Cheers
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On Thursday, 1. Sept. 2011, we will re-enact our move to the new address - this time in a festive setting, without any building site rubble, but rather with great pomp and prominent guests. Be there from 5pm onward, when it rains roses on the path from Bahnhofstr. 38 to Talstr. 62! About 40 schoolchildren will strew the route of our move with rose petals. That'll be 150kg of rose petals, from 10,000 roses, over a 380-meter long path. At its end we will toast the new roots of the oldest and at the same time the newest florist in Zürich City.
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