What's happening in and around the Swiss Club

Swiss National Costumes on display on 1 August 15

Thanks to the generosity of our members, we are able to display a selection of exquisite Swiss National Costumes including hats and accessories as well as some fine examples of “Chuttelis” for men with beautiful embroideries.   Switzerland with its rich history has a distinctive visual style, especially so in its traditional costumes that charm […]

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Nyon Porcelain Painting by Beatrice Delacretaz

Beatrice Delacretaz, a honorary life member of the Swiss Club, is well known among members. Beatrice is a lady of many talents and an accomplished artist. We have the privilege of Beatrice participating in our Swiss National Day Art & Craft Exhibition on the Second Floor during our Swiss National Day Festival on 1 August. Beatrice specializes in […]

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Yes, Swiss National Day is on 1 August – no other day!

Swiss National Day (German: Schweizer Bundesfeier; French: Fête nationale Suisse; Italian: Festa nazionale svizzera; Romansh: Fiasta naziunala Svizra) is the national holiday of Switzerland and is set on 1 August. 1 August is an official national holiday since 1994, although the day had been suggested for the celebration of the foundation of the Swiss Confederacy as early as 1889. […]

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