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National Holiday

Lugano, 1st August 2016 - The day offers numerous opportunities to think about the Confederation and ends with a great firework show

The 1st of August is day of celebration in the whole of Switzerland. Different commemorative ceremonies will take place in Lugano, culminating in the speech of a prestigious guest in the Piazza della Riforma and in a big fireworks show on the gulf.

  • 06:00 Reveille with the Drums
     
  • 10:15 Meeting of the authorities in the Patio of the Town Council
     
  • 10:30 Laying of the wreath at the Monument of Independence
     
  • 11:00 Concert of the Castagnola Philharmonic Orchestra in Piazza della Riforma
     
  • 20:30 Meeting of the Authorities and Associations of Via Nassa
     
  • 20:45 Departure of the cortege of the Authorities (Route: Via Nassa, Piazza Battaglini, Riva Vela, Rivetta Tell, Via Canova, Via degli Albrizzi, Piazza Manzoni, Piazza Riforma)
     
  • 21:15 Commemorative speech of Doris Leuthard, president of the Swiss confederation
     
  • 21:45 Concert in Piazza della Riforma by the Civic Philharmonic of Lugano
     
  • 22:30 Grand fireworks display
     
  • 23:15 Musical entertainment with Lüganiga Band in the city center
Last modified 13 July 2017

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