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 … Continue reading Swiss National Costumes on display on 1 August 15

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!

Extended Restaurant Hours during Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival puts all of Melbourne in a good mood. The club restaurant has extended its opening hours during the Festival 26 Mar-19 Apr 15 to include Saturday & Sunday evenings as well as Good Friday evening. As there are no shows on Monday nights, the restaurant will be closed Easter Monday. Secure … Continue reading Extended Restaurant Hours during Comedy Festival

Dance Group Alpenrose going to Adelaide

We are so proud of our Dance Group Alpenrose. They might be our oldest interest group, but the group continues to be very active and contributing to the club. Since 1949 the group has been part and supportive of the Swiss Club, giving joy to so many generations with their folk-dancing and their beautiful Trachtent! Under the leadership … Continue reading Dance Group Alpenrose going to Adelaide