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Name Date Kind
Confederation Day*Sunday August 1, 2021National Day 
Assumption**Sunday August 15, 2021Catholic 
summer holiday (end)Thursday August 26, 2021School holidays 
Jungfrau Marathon*Friday September 10, 2021Sports events 
Bénichon*Sunday October 10, 2021Events, celebrations... 
fall holiday (beginning)Friday October 15, 2021School holidays 
All Saints' Day**Monday November 1, 2021Catholic or protestant 
fall holiday (end)Tuesday November 2, 2021School holidays 

Confederation Day -
Monday August 1, 2022

Secular holiday : Instaured at the end of the XIX century. The date refers to an agreement made at the beginning of August 1291 between Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden. Traditional observance includes bonfires on the the mountains and celebrations in the communities, occasions for patriotic speeches. Modern observance, fostered by the Tourist offices, include fireworks.


Assumption -
Sunday August 15, 2021

Catholic : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory. In Switzerland: Luzern, Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Zug, Freiburg, Solothurn, Apenzell Innerrhoden, Aargan, Ticino, Wallis, Jura
In Germany: Bavaria (catholic communities), Saarland


Summer holiday (end) -
Thursday August 26, 2021

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Jungfrau Marathon -
Friday September 10, 2021

Sports events : Www.jungfrau-marathon.ch/ 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Bénichon -
Sunday October 10, 2021

Culture : En fin de matinée, le 13, le 20 ou le 27 janvier, un radeau descend le Rhin avec à bord un équipage inhabituel: deux tambours, deux porte-drapeaux, deux canonniers tirant sans cesse des salves et le personnage principal, le Wilde Mann (le sauvage) qui brandit un sapin déraciné et sautille, le regard braqué du côté du Petit-Bâle sur la rive droite du Rhin. En aval du Mittlere Brücke (pont du milieu), il est accueilli par deux autres curieux individus: un lion se trémoussant sur deux pattes et un oiseau avec un grand bec. [Wikipedia]


Fall holiday (beginning) -
Friday October 15, 2021

School holidays :


All Saints' Day -
Monday November 1, 2021

Catholic or protestant : The day now honors all saints of the church, even those not known by name. The first All Saints' Day occurred on May 13, 609 (C.E.) when Pope Boniface IV accepted the Pantheon as a gift from the Emperor Phocas. Boniface dedicated it as the Church of Santa Maria Rotonda in honor of the Blessed Virgin and all martyrs. During Pope Gregory III's reign (731-741), the festival was expanded to include all saints and a chapel in St. Peter's church was dedicated accordingly. Pope Gregory IV officially designated the day in 837. Kriens, Hochwald [Solothurn], St.Gallen


Fall holiday (end) -
Tuesday November 2, 2021

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