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> July 2010 Festivals and Events
post Jul 13 2010, 10:28 AM
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Summer is a great time for celebrating in Switzerland. This month we've got an impressive variety of events:

Montreaux Jazz Festival
Location: Montreaux
Going on right now until the 17th of July, this is a huge event with a great selection of paid and free performances.

Davos Sounds Good
Location: Davos
Another jazz festival, not as big as the Montreaux fest but still worth checking out. Runs from today until 18th July.

Alpine Open-Air Country Music Festival
Location: Klewenalp

Live at Sunset
Location: Zürich
July 14 - 25

Location: Biel/Bienne
Starts today and ends July 17th. The main site is in German but a summary can be found in English here

12th Yodeling Evening
Location: Klewenalp - in the Alps of course
For one evening only (July 15) you have the opportunity to watch and listen at Naturjodel-Abig. While you're there, might as well check out the country music festival mentioned above.

35th World Military Parachuting Championship
Location: Buochs
July 15 - 24

Arts and Crafts Market
Location: Champéry
July 17

Saas-Fee Ride
Location: Saas-Fee
July 17

Paléo Festival
Location: Nyon
July 20- - 25

Summer Night's Dream
Location: Locarno
July 22-24 - Festival with fireworks on the lake

Fêtes de Genève
Location: Geneva
Geneva's famous summertime festival from July 29 to August 8

There's much more though. Check out this site to find what you are looking for.


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post Jul 19 2010, 01:46 AM
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Great resource! I wish I was going this summer

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