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Swiss National Day – August 1, 2022

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The Swiss National Day is the country’s national holiday celebrated every 1st of August. It commemorates the day when a historic alliance was concluded by the three cantons of Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden. The founding of the Swiss Confederacy in 1291 has been celebrated every year since 1899 but only became an official holiday in 1994.

Switzerland marks the celebration with solemn political speeches, concerts, gymnastic presentations, and the singing of the national anthem. They also celebrate it with parades, fireworks, bonfires, and family reunions over barbecue.   


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Swiss National Day – August 1, 2022

Swiss National Day, celebrated on August 1, is the country’s national holiday. Although the Swiss Confederacy was founded on this date in 1891 and has been celebrated annually since 1899, it has only been an official holiday since 1994.Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country boasting several surreal lakes, villages, and the majestic Alps peaks.…
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