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Festivals this weekend????

I have a friend from Oz coming to Switzerland for the weekend... does anyone know of any festivals, wine tastings, etc that are on THIS WEEKEND?
I know Vinea is sep 6...but is there anything interesting happening this weekend?

Other than the highland games which isn't typical swiss...
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Old 24.08.2009, 14:02
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I have a friend from Oz coming to Switzerland for the weekend... does anyone know of any festivals, wine tastings, etc that are on THIS WEEKEND?
I know Vinea is sep 6...but is there anything interesting happening this weekend?

Other than the highland games which isn't typical swiss...
this coming Saturday there is Rock am See at Konstanz with Oasis and Kasabian - wanted to go, alas in-laws are here
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Re: Festivals this weekend????

There are a few events listed Here and Here
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Re: Festivals this weekend????

This Site on the Lake Geneva Region will need a bit of 'searching' to find what sort of thing you'd like, but it might help.
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Niederdorf Festival, Zurich

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Re: Festivals this weekend????

not quite Glastonbury and a bit out of the way but in case it's up your street here goes: http://www.bluestobop.ch/?lang=en.
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Re: Festivals this weekend????

Swiss Highland Games, St Ursen (near Fribourg)
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I have a friend from Oz coming to Switzerland for the weekend... does anyone know of any festivals, wine tastings, etc that are on THIS WEEKEND?
I know Vinea is sep 6...but is there anything interesting happening this weekend?

Other than the highland games which isn't typical swiss...
Not typical Swiss but nearly all of the particpants are Swiss, as are the pipers in the marching bands. Many groups attending have their own clans and tartans. Strange but true, they take it very seriously!
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Re: Festivals this weekend????

There's also the Swiss Trial (rockhopping motorbike) Competition on in Seppey (near Moudon, VD). Locally organised, in a forest and meals and entertainment in a barn. For motorbike and vintage motor enthusiasts:

http://www.trial-moudon.ch/images/ar...06_regl-fr.pdf
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