Swiss National Day 2021
01 August 2021
06:00 - 23:50
1st August celebrations in Lugano
Due to the continuing pandemic and social distancing measures, the programme of festivities in Lugano will be reduced once again this year. However, the City of Lugano would like to propose some events to celebrate the Swiss National Day with the public.
- 06:00: The Lugano Drummers (Luganesi Tamburini) will play the reveille in the city centre
- 10:30 am: The Authorities will be in Piazza Indipendenza, where the laurel wreath will be placed on the Independence obelisk as a tribute to Lugano and its history
- 11:00: In Piazza della Riforma a musical moment with the Castagnola Philharmonic orchestra
- 8:30 p.m.: In Piazza della Riforma, a musical interlude by the Lugano Civic Philharmonic followed by the address on 1st August by the Municipal, Karin Valenzano Rossi. After the official speech, the Lugano Civic Philharmonic Orchestra will once again entertain the audience with a short concert
We would also like to remind you that the Lugano Carnival Association will organise a grotto in Piazza Rezzonico from 18:00 to midnight.
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