Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America
Happy Swiss National Day!
The 1st of August is an opportunity to celebrate together Swiss National Day. We invite you to virtually join the festivities from July 26th to August 1st. Please find our programming below, and please, share with us your favorite celebration memory in the United States in the comments section as we celebrate Swiss National Day!
Please find our programming below.
SWISS FILM: Join us for a special August 1st edition of our Swiss Film Club featuring a Swiss production for the whole family. Stream the film any time between July 26–August 1, 2021. Register by 12 PM EDT on August 1, 2021 HERE
SWISS LITERATURE: We are featuring readings of these current and timeless Swiss books for readers of all ages:
- “A Big Help” written and read by Swiss author Daniel Fehr HERE
- «Anni und die Bärenjäger» (Anni and the Bear Hunters) written by Swiss author Lotte Bräuning and read by Swiss soccer player Lara Dickenmann HERE
- «Heidi» written by Johanna Spyri and read by Kara Shallenberg HERE
- “The Swiss Family Robinson” written by Johann David Wyss and read by Mark Smith HERE
SWISS FOOD: Bake “Zopf” with us! HERE
SWISS MUSIC: Join us for our Swiss National Day concert featuring Swiss band Genderbüebu HERE
SWISS TRIVIA: Join us to test and expand your knowledge of all things Swiss with a live virtual trivia night. Fun for all ages, Swiss experts and novices alike! Register by Friday, July 30, 2021 at 12 PM EDT HERE
Swiss Film Discussion: On Saturday, July 31, 2021 join us for a live discussion about the featured Swiss film (see above for Monday) with some of the people involved for the chance to learn more and ask questions. Details are HERE