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Switzerland Festivals - Events
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The following is a selection of special events taking place in Switzerland in 2006:

Jan 3 Chalandamarz, traditional event to chase away winter.

Jan 4-5 Cricket on Ice, St Moritz.

Jan 17-22 22nd World Snow Festival, Grindelwald.

Jan 31-Feb 5 St Moritz Gourmet Festival.

Feb 9-12 Carnival, Biasca.

Feb 10-12 Bern Carnival.

Feb 11-13 Zurich Carnival.

Feb 17-19 Geneva Carnival.

Mar 11-13 Easter Egg Market, Wolfwil.

Mar 13 Nordic Skiing: Engadine Ski Marathon, St Moritz.

Mar 19 La Nuit Blanche - Swiss Winter Sport Night, Davos.

Apr 3 International Zurich Marathon.

Jun 2-5 European Beer Festival, Lausanne.

Jun 17-19 Federal Yodelling Festival & Contest, Aarau; Music Festival, Geneva.

Jun 19 'Slow Up Hochrhein', Laufenburg.

Jun 21 Fête de la Musique, Lausanne.

Jun 26 Alpine Spring Festival, Grindelwald/Wengen.

Jul 14-24 'Live at Sunset', music festival, Zurich.

Aug 1 National Day.

Aug 13 Street Parade, Zurich.

Sep 1-17 La Batie, Geneva.

Sep 2-4 Art Air.

Sep 3-4 Schubertiade, Neuchâtel.

Sep 5-11 Swiss World Festival Vernier, Geneva.

Sep 23 Bachfischet, children's festival and ancient custom.

Oct 12-16 Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival.

Nov 14-20 Comedy Festival, Lucerne.

Dec Christmas Markets.

Dec 3 Course de l'Escalade, public running through the old town, Geneva.

Dec 10-11 Fête de l'Escalade, historical event.

Dec 11 New Year's Eve Run, Zurich.
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