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The Lucerne Carnival

For many people of Lucerne Carnival is the most beautiful time of the year. Each time, it starts on Fat Thursday with the Big Bang. Three big parades are among the highlights of Lucerne Carnival.

Carnival in Lucerne

12.2. – 17.02.2015
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Strange characters with fantastic masks and costumes parade along the narrow streets while groups of carnival musicians (“Guggenmusigen”) blow their instruments in joyful cacophony and thousands of bizarrely clad people dance away the spirits of winter. More
Luzern Tourismus AG
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6002 Luzern
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Fax +41 (0)41 227 17 18
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Goldig Grend, 16th February 2015

Lucerne Carnival
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The wearing of masks in Lucerne is a tradition that goes back centuries. The town's Maskenliebhaber-Gesellschaft (MLG – Society of Mask Devotees) came into being over 180 years ago with the aim of preserving and promoting the custom. More
Goldig Grend
c/o Maskenliebhaber Gesellschaft der Stadt Luzern
Gesellschaftshaus
Süesswinkel 7
6004 Luzern
www.goldig-grend.ch
www.mlg.ch/

Guuggerbaum (Carnival Tree)

Carnival in Lucerne
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The “Guuggerbaum” is erected at the Kornmarkt and is emblazoned as a symbol and landmark of the “United” during the crazy days of Carnival in Lucerne. More
Luzern Tourismus AG
Zentralstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
Fax +41 (0)41 227 17 18
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com

The Wooden Masks of Kriens

Carnival in Lucerne
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While Carnival in Lucerne is dominated by Guggen musicians, the neighbouring borough of Kriens is still more the home of the traditional "Fasnacht". The people of Kriens are not only proud of their carnival tradition, but especially of their very own carnival characters and the hand-carved wooden masks. More
Luzern Tourismus AG
Zentralstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
Fax +41 (0)41 227 17 18
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com

Carnival in Lake Lucerne Region

Lake Lucerne Region
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Here you will find an overview of the Carnival events in the Lake Lucerne Region. More
Luzern Tourismus AG
Zentralstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
Fax +41 (0)41 227 17 18
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com

Hirsmändig

Flühli
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The Hirsmändig Society in Waldemmental has revived one of the oldest Shrove Monday customs in Flühli and once again celebrates the Hirsmändig according to the old Entlebuch rules - a custom that had been forgotten for almost a century. More

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7. Mar -
15. Mar
Fumetto – International Comix-F…
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14. Mar -
15. Mar
Zentralschweizer Mineralien- un…
Zentralschweizer Mineralien… more
20. Mar
Honky Tonk Festival
Das Honky Tonk Beizenfestiv… more
20. Mar -
21. Mar
Eigenheim-Messe Luzern
Rund 40 Experten präsentier… more
21. Mar -
29. Mar
Lucerne Festival at Easter
A series of concerts featur… more
22. Mar
Schlager Nacht
Überraschungs-STAR-Gast, Se… more
27. Mar -
29. Mar
Schweizer Waffen-Sammlerbörse
Die Waffenbörse Luzern hat … more
27. Mar -
30. Mar
Luwira, Zentralschweizer WIR-Me…
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24. Apr -
3. May
Luga – Zentralschweizer Erlebni…
Die Zentralschweizer Erlebn… more
25. Apr
Luzerner Stadtlauf
Einmal im Jahr gilt es für … more
13. May -
17. May
«Zaubersee – Russian Music Luce…
From the 13th to the 17th o… more
22. May -
24. May
Riviera Latina Festival Weggis
Enjoy the best Caribbean dr… more
3. Jun
Fronleichnam, Kanonenschiessen
Fahnenmarsch, Salutschiesse… more
4. Jun
Fronleichnam, Kanonenschiessen
Fahnenmarsch, Salutschiesse… more
12. Jun -
14. Jun
Schloss Meggenhorn: Klang Musik…
Zum wiederholten Male finde… more
21. Jun
River Reuss Swim
Equipped for freediving and… more
26. Jun -
27. Jun
Lucerne Fest
The Lucerne Fest (Old Town … more
27. Jun
7. Luzerner Fest
Das Luzerner Fest ist ein f… more
4. Jul
Swiss National Championships Ro…
The Swiss national rowing c… more
5. Jul
Swiss National Championships Ro…
The Swiss national rowing c… more
8. Jul -
16. Aug
Open Air Kino Luzern
Unvergessliche Kinoabende m… more
10. Jul -
12. Jul
Rowing World Cup Lucerne
With its 100-plus years of … more
17. Jul -
25. Jul
Blue Balls Festival
With its 100,000-plus visit… more
17. Jul -
25. Jul
Blue Balls Festival
9 days, 120 events, 100,000… more
24. Jul -
9. Aug
Circus Knie: «phénoménal»
Die Familie Knie präsentier… more
14. Aug -
13. Sep
Lucerne Festival in Summer
LUCERNE FESTIVAL in Summer … more
16. Aug
Seeüberquerung Luzern
Der beliebte Anlass findet … more
20. Aug -
23. Aug
Forstmesse Luzern
Die Internationale Forstmes… more
4. Sep
Museum Night
Discover the Lucerne museum… more
26. Sep -
4. Oct
World Band Festival Lucerne
Lucerne hosts the best that… more

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