NEWARK, Calif., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the 725th anniversary of Switzerland with the United Swiss Societies of Northern California, Inc. (USS) August 6th at Swiss Park in Newark, CA from 11:00am – 5:00pm. USS will also be celebrating it's 105th Anniversary. Two Celebrations in one!
The Foundation of Switzerland was made in early August with the Federal Charter of 1291. This is when three Alpine cantons (states), Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden swore the oath of confederation. The participants involved in the Federal Charter of 1291 are known as "Eidgenossen" (Confederates). Today Swiss National Day is celebrated on the Frist of August in Switzerland.
On August 6th at Swiss Park eat Swiss food, listen and dance to Swiss and German Music, watch Swiss Wrestling, participate in a Swiss Flag Parade, enjoy the Kids Zone with fun games and activities for kids and so much more. Explore everything Swiss with your family and friends in a fun casual outdoor picnic setting.
Featuring Food by: Chef Andre Lengacher owner of "Lugano Swiss Bistro", Carmel, CA. Enjoy Bratwurst with sauerkraut and warm potato salad, or Vegetable lasagna with garden salad.
Entertainment Featuring: "The Internationals", address by Consul General Hans Ulrich Tanner, Michelle Chang - Opera Singer and Yodeler, Monika Ryser - Alphorn, Swiss Singing Society of San Francisco, San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes of Ripon, Swiss Kids Choir, Athur Brogli - Accordion and Bernese Mountain Dogs.
Activities: Flag Parade, Boy & Girls Schwignen, Kids Jump House, Kids Games and Swiss Heritage Booth, all provided with the assistance of the German American International School, the German International School of Silicon Valley, Aelpler Gruppe Swiss Club and Golden Gate Swiss Club.
Swiss Shopping: Swiss Delices Bakery, Swatch, Judy's Bauernmalerei and Folk Art Creations, A Touch of Switzerland, Tradewind Aviation, Tombola, Raffle, A Bite of Switzerland and Ricola.
Contact: Diane Wagner, 510-499-2609
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SOURCE United Swiss Societies of Northern California