August 1st was chosen because this was said to be the day, in 1291, on which the three forest cantons of Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden signed the Federal Charter on the Rütli field, near to Lake Lucerne. Date. Teacher Workday. Looking for something to do in Zurich? Search for Events by Keyword. Find events from before 2019 here. Aug 2020 Closed Public Holidays. August 1: Swiss National Day (parades and fireworks with biggest celebrations at Rütli meadow on Lake Lucerne; closures) August 5–15: Locarno International Film Festival. Teacher In-Service Day. Engelberg and Mount Titlis: Large Fireworks at 10pm in Engelberg on July 31st: Sunrise breakfast buffet on Mount Titlis August 1st. The Day before 1st of August 31. Village party on August 1st in Engelberg, starting with a concert at 11am; Zug: All day free entrance to museums, towers, historical buildings. The Swiss mark their national day with many celebrations, bonfires and fireworks. Due to the situation with the corona virus, all events and performances must unfortunately be cancelled until the end of February 2021. Jul 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Public Holidays. Tuesday, August 18, 2020. These cancellations include the revival of Vincenzo Bellini’s I puritani and will also affect the scheduled program for March 2021.The new production of Amerika by Roman Haubenstock-Ramati has been rescheduled for the 2023/24 season. Chess.com's overview of the strongest chess events of the year. Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events. Since 1932 Gübelin has been represented with a boutique in the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich. Festivities start at 2pm on the Landsgemeinde square. Second Round of PPP Loans January 4, 2021 - 12:57 pm; North Suburban Region 9 to Enter Mitigation for COVID-19 October 29, 2020 - 3:10 pm; Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG) October 29, 2020 - 3:04 pm 2020 Community Guide August 1st is Switzerland’s official national holiday. Institute Day. Events Zurich Events Search and Views Navigation Search Enter Keyword. 8/1/2020 August 2020 Select date. In fact, the charter does not specifically mention August 1st as the date, but instead refers to "at the beginning of the month of August 1291". You can explore by location, what's popular, our top picks, free stuff... you got this. Academic conferences worldwide in Switzerland Upcoming Conferences in Switzerland , conference alerts 2020-2021, Conference alert 2020-2021,conference in Switzerland , conference alerts Switzerland ,Events in Switzerland 2020-2021 ,Event in Switzerland 2020-2021 Please let us know in the comments. Ready? Aug. 13, 2020 to Aug. 15, 2020 Litang Horse Racing Festival The Litang Horse Racing Festival is a traditional festival that was held August 1 every year in high-elevation Litang County in … Swiss National Holiday 01. Missing an event? August 6–8: Buskers Bern. Zurich. Monday, August 17, 2020. Event. Find earlier events, finished in 2019, here. The three original cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden were joined by the Eternal Alliance signed on 1st August 1291. COVID-19 Blog Posts. Event Views Navigation Month List Month Day Today. August 7–9: Appenzeller Länderfest (folk music) August 8: Street Parade, Zürich (city-wide rave) August 8: Zermatt Folklore Festival Sep 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Federal Prayday 20. Delicious Peruvian Cuisine at Restaurant Puente Zurich *** New Restaurant in Zurich *** Püente Restaurant is a great new restaurant in Zurich just … by newinzurich December 9, 2020 Fondue Fun at the DOLDER LODGE at The Dolder Grand Knabenschiessen 12. Friday, August 14, 2020. Find Events.