Traditions


Tradition Category Canton
A
Aarau Bachfischet Social practices AG
Abbeys of Vaud Social practices VD
Albanifest Social practices ZH
Alpine processions in Appenzell and Toggenburg Social practices AI, AR, SG
Älplerchilbi and Sennenchilbi (Alpine fairs) Social practices LU, NW, OW, SZ, UR
Anna Göldi Social practices GL
B
Basel Autumn Fair Social practices BS
Basler Fasnacht* Social practices BS
Bears in Bern Social practices BE
Bechtelistag Frauenfeld Social practices TG
Belle Epoque excursions in the Lake Geneva region Social practices GE, VD, VS
Bénichon Social practices FR
Beromünster Ascension Day procession Social practices LU
Bikers' meeting in Hauenstein Social practices SO
Bochselnacht Social practices TG
Brother Klaus festival Social practices OW
C
Carnival in Central Switzerland Social practices LU, NW, OW, SZ, UR, ZG
Carnival in Jura Social practices JU
Chalandamarz Social practices GR
Chienbäse Social practices BL
Christmas in Innerrhoden Social practices AI
Chrööpfelimee Social practices ZG
Clubs and societies Social practices AG, AI, AR, BE, BL, BS, FR, GE, GL, GR, JU, LU, NE, NW, OW, SG, SH, SO, SZ, TG, TI, UR, VD, VS, ZG, ZH
Corpus Christi festival of the Herrgottskanoniere Social practices LU
Corpus Christi in Savièse Social practices VS
Corpus Christi procession in Appenzell Social practices AI
Corso fleuri in Neuchâtel Social practices NE
Country youth festivals of Vaud Social practices VD
D
Drawing lots for alpine pastures Social practices OW
E
Eierläset Social practices AG, BL, SO
Escalade Social practices GE
F
Fairs of Saint Martin and Saint Provino Social practices TI
Feast of Saint Martin in Ajoie Social practices JU
Feldschiessen Social practices AG, AI, AR, BE, BL, BS, FR, GE, GL, GR, JU, LU, NE, NW, OW, SG, SH, SO, SZ, TG, TI, UR, VD, VS, ZG, ZH
Fête des Fontaines (fountain festival) Social practices NE
Feuillu Social practices GE
Fondue Social practices AG, AI, AR, BE, BL, BS, FR, GE, GL, GR, JU, LU, NE, NW, OW, SG, SH, SO, SZ, TG, TI, UR, VD, VS, ZG, ZH
G
Gansabhauet Social practices LU
Glarus Cantonal Assembly Social practices GL
Greiflet Social practices SZ
Groppenfasnacht Social practices TG
H
Hallau Autumn Sundays Social practices SH
Historic militias of the Blenio Valley Social practices TI
Historic processions in Mendrisio Social practices TI
Hornussen Social practices AG, BE, LU, SO
Hürna and Mazza Cula Social practices GR
I
Ice-skating on the River Doubs Social practices NE
Innerrhoden Cantonal Assembly Social practices AI
Italianità in Valais Social practices VS
J
Jass Social practices AG, AI, AR, BE, BL, BS, FR, GE, GL, GR, JU, LU, NE, NW, OW, SG, SH, SO, SZ, TG, TI, UR, VD, VS, ZG, ZH
K
Knabenschiessen Social practices ZH
L
Liberation myths Social practices LU, NW, OW, SZ, UR, ZG
M
Maiensässfahrt and Gita a Selva (Trip to the alpine pastures) Social practices GR
Maypoles adorning fountains Social practices AG, BL
Meitlisunntig (Girls’ Sunday) Social practices AG
Munot traditions Social practices SH
N
Näfels procession Social practices GL
Neuchâtel Revolution commemorative march Social practices NE
Neuchâtel skittles Social practices NE
Number 11 in Solothurn Social practices SO
Nüünichlingler Social practices BL
P
Pilgrimage to Einsiedeln Social practices SZ
Pilgrimage to Mariastein Social practices SO
Promotions Social practices FR, GE, NE, VD
Pschuuri Social practices GR
R
Rabadan and carnival in Ticino Social practices TI
Räben lantern procession Social practices ZH
Reading societies Social practices AR
S
Saint Nicholas in Fribourg Social practices FR
San Giuseppe in Laufenburg Social practices AG
Santa Claus traditions in Central Switzerland Social practices LU, NW, OW, SZ, UR, ZG
Scheibenschlagen (Disc beating) Social practices GR
Schwingen Social practices AG, AI, AR, BE, BL, BS, FR, GE, GL, GR, JU, LU, NE, NW, OW, SG, SH, SO, SZ, TG, TI, UR, VS, ZG, ZH
Sechseläuten Social practices ZH
Silvesterchlausen Social practices AR
Solothurn Fasnacht Social practices SO
St Gallen Children’s Festival Social practices SG
Stäcklibuebe Social practices AG, SO
Stoss pilgrimage Social practices AI
T
Torrée (outdoor barbecue party) Social practices BE, JU, NE
Troccas Social practices GR
U
Uhrencup Social practices SO
Unspunnen festival Social practices BE
W
Whip cracking in Lenzburg Social practices AG
Whitsunday ‒ Pfingstblitter (Pfingstblütter, Pfingstsprützlig) Social practices AG, BL
Woldmanndli Social practices UR
Y
Youth festivals in Aargau and Solothurn Social practices AG, SO
Z
Zibelemärit Social practices BE