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BASEL

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Basel Tattoo 13-21 July Kaseme Basel

Basel's version of the Edinburgh Tattoo is set to delight audiences with bagpipe performances and I traditional dance. www.baseltattoo.ch

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Im Fluss 24 July-11 August Kleinbasler

Rheinufer/Mittlere Brucke The floating concert stage, Culture Raft, will offer magical, musical performances in Basel this summer, www.imfluss.ch

BERNE

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Gurten Festival 12-15 July Gurten

The Swiss Alps make a suitably dramatic backdrop for this hip-hop, alternative and funk music festival that takes place on the mountain closest to downtown Berne this summer. www.gurtenfestival.ch

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Buskers Festival 9-11 August Old Town

30 groups of street musicians, from across the world, sing, play and dance in 30 locations across Berne's quaint Old Town. www.buskersbern.ch

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Orange Cinema July & August Port Noir

There is nothing quite so magical as watching films outside on a summer's evening. This open-air cinema has pride of place beside Lake Geneva. www.cinelac.ch

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Fete de Geneve July & August Quays and lakeside

A fun fair, concerts, world foods and crafts, and spectacular firework displays are just some of the highlights of this festival season. www.fetes-de-geneve.ch

LAUSANNE

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Festival de la Cite Lausanne 10-15 July Various

The 41st edition of this lively festival will feature drama, music, jazz and dance at the heart of Lausanne. http://2012.festivalcite.ch

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Equissima Lausanne 17-19 August Chalet & Gobet

Marvel at the different equestrian disciplines as Switzerland's best riders compete at this national horse riding event. www.equissima.ch

LUCERNE

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Open Air Cinema 11 July-19 August Lakeside

A variety of films, from The Iron Lady to Men in Black 3 and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, will be shown on the lakeside. www.open-air-kino.ch

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Blue Balls Festival 20-28 July Various

The 12th Blue Bails Festival will bring you 135 shows including music by Paolo Nutini and Regina Spektor, art, photography, films and a variety of presentations. www.blueballs.ch

LUGANO

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Longlake Festival 28 June-22 July Lugano

Across the course of this summer festival, 170 events will enliven the squares, streets and parks of...

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