Yodeling on the Shores of Lake Lucerne

Approximately 200,000 spectators are expected to visit Lucerne, Switzerland for the 27th Swiss Yodeling Festival from June 26 to 29. More than 11,000 yodelers, flag throwers and alphorn players will participate in a number of contests along the shore of Lake Lucerne.
A festival parade winds through the Haldenstrasse and across Lucerne’s “Seebrücke.”

PROGRAM EVENTS

Thursday, 26 June 2008

  • Two national finals: 13th Swiss Young Talents’ Yodeling Competition and the 15th Swiss
    Young Musicians’ Competition

Friday, 27 June 2008

  • Competitive events for yodeling, alphorn blowing and flag throwing
  • Festival happenings in the yodelers’ pubs and at yodelers’ stands

Saturday, 28 June 2008

  • Competitive events for yodeling, alphorn blowing and flag throwing
  • Festival happenings in the yodelers’ pubs and at yodellers’ stands

Sunday, 29 June 2008

  • Ceremonial presentation of the flag
  • Reception of festival veterans, ceremonial church service and official festival ceremony
  • Festival parade
  • Festival happenings in the yodelers’ pubs and at yodelers’ stands

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