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. … Continue reading Yes, Swiss National Day is on 1 August – no other day!

Pro Patria Badge 2014 dedicated to the Swiss Abroad

Swiss who celebrate Switzerland's National day wherever they are in the world, are very familiar with the Pro Patria 1st August badge. They are an important part of National day celebrations and are being worn by many Swiss with great pride. Collecting the badges is also quite popular among Swiss with many people having started … Continue reading Pro Patria Badge 2014 dedicated to the Swiss Abroad