Arts & culture
Romeo and Juliet--Open-air theatre
Theatre Festival Mme de Stael
William Tell--Open-air Theatre
Matten b. Interlaken
A German language drama by Friedrich Schiller, performed in the Rugen Woods, outside Interlaken. Covered stands with 2300 seats.
Avenches Opera "Carmen"
To celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014, Avenches Opera presents you Carmen's new production. Exceptional artists such as Beatrice Uria Monzon (July 4,6th and 8th) and Noemie Nadelmann (July 5th and 12th) will play in the role of Carmen. The young Spanish tenor Jorge De Leon, the rising star of Opera, will be Don Jose and Franck Ferrari will be Escamillo. www.avenchesopera.ch
19th International Literature Festival
Once a year Leukerbad is the place to be for all those interested in literature. Mountains, water and words; that's how we can describe the literature festival of Leukerbad. National and international authors will read from their works in hotel bars, at the old train station, at the Rehazentrum Leukerbad or at midnight up on Gemmi Pass.
43rd Festival de la Cite Lausanne
The Festival de la Cite is a discovery festival of the arts set in the historic part of Lausanne. The contemporary programme presents a mix of theatre, music, fun shows, dance, literature and the visual arts, providing a link between the living arts, in-situ creations, artistic installations and urban culture.
10th int. Sculpture Symposium
Lucerne Festival in Summer
Exhibition: 100% wool
Different nations create sculptures and creations in romantic surroundings, using nothing but natural materials found in the area.
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Morges-sous-Rire, humour festival
FESE Convention 2014
Annual Music Festival--Fribourg
There will be not less than 13 stages in the city to honour the day of the music! A variety of music genres will resound in the streets of Fribourg. An event with something for all music lovers and all for free!
Considered to be Europe's largest annual city festival, every year towards the end of June, the Albanifest beckons more than
100,000 people to the city centre of Winterthur. The Albanifest is the festival of the associations in Winterthur. Approximately 100 clubs and societies replenish their coffers with their novel festival booths. There are no limits to the culinary delights on offer and, of course, music has to play a part, too; often live bands in the festival booths make for high spirits. However the most attention is given to the ludicrous rides, which catapult the high-spirited into the air and let all others gaze in amazement
Il TAVOLO--Zurich's Table Food Festival
Swiss Car Event
Festival of Colours
The Festival of Colours is a world festival. It proposes first-class shows, stalls with handcrafted items and food specialties from Switzerland and abroad, as well as activities for kids and the younger generation.
NIFFF: International fantasy film festival
Davidoff Saveurs--Gourmet week
Medicinal herb days
Hofstetten b. Brienz
International Chasselas competition
During Zoo Night the zoo is open until midnight. Experience this special atmosphere and see the animals after the sun goes down. Interesting information about the behaviour of animals is posted at the observation posts and information areas. www.zoobasel.ch
International Chess Festival
Biel / Bienne
Film Festival Vaduz
Three days of Latin American atmosphere to delight Interlaken at the Interlatina Festival on the resort's market square. The event is aimed at promoting direct contact between the local population, tourists and people from South America and their culture. Each day at the Interlatina promises to be packed with entertainment and surprises. The top priority is to make sure that the dishes and drinks are as authentic as possible in their presentation and preparation.
4th La Tavolata, St. Moritz
Giant Firework display
19th St. Moritz Concours Hippique horse show
Swiss Food Festival, Zermatt
46th Folklore Festival
Swiss Mountain Film Festival
Liechtenstein State Celebration, festival with firework Display
Music in Summer
Alphorn-Concert in Gruyeres
From June to September enjoy musical entertainment from the Alphorn players and flag-throwers, in the town of Gruyeres. The musicians begin with their tour at the fountain and make several stops on the way up to the castle. On Saturday, the 19th of July 2014, the 4th POT Alphorn meeting will take place in Gruyeres.
New Orleans meets Zofingen
Meiringen Festival of Music
Music enthusiasts have been meeting in the Michaels Church since 1960 to enjoy intimate concerts. Many great musicians, including world famous soloists, have given concerts in Meiringen over the past five decades. The organizers are especially pleased to be able to present the annual prize "Der Goldene Bogen", made possible by the Foundation of the Violin Building School in Brienz.
Caliente! Latin Music Festival 2014
Every year in mid-June, Zurich is gripped by the Caliente fever, when the biggest festival of Latin-American culture in the German-speaking region takes place during the first weekend in July. This combination of live concerts, dance floors and a market is unique. Over 300,000 visitors are expected to make their way to Helvetiaplatz and the grounds of the Kaserne to party in a relaxed, tropical ambience. The colorful Mercado Mundial at Helvetiaplatz will be bursting with more than 250 market stands, selling exotic drinks, spicy dishes and handicrafts.
14th International Fribourg Festival of Sacred Music