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Author Piatti, Barbara, author.

Title Festivals & traditions in Switzerland / Barbara Piatti, Yvonne Rogenmoser ; translated by Mary Carozza.

Publication Info. [New York] NorthSouth Books Inc., 2020.
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Description 91 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Introduction -- New Year's mummers processions -- Three Kings' Day -- Whip-Cracking and Potschen Parade -- Ice-skating on the Doubs -- The Griffin (Vogel Gryff) and Bear's Day -- Sleigh rides -- Carnival celebrations -- Regional carnival traditions -- "Is everybody ready," ashy surprises, and a fishy carnival -- Basel Carnival -- Traditions with fire -- Sea of light -- Traditions with wood -- First of March -- Easter traditions -- Six-o'clock bells -- May celebrations -- Mammoth raft race -- Sporting events -- Folk music -- National holiday-First of August -- Children's festivals -- Life in the Swiss Alps -- Cow fights and Shepherd's Festival -- Horse racing and bull market -- Brook fishing -- Winegrower's festivals -- Come to the fair -- Forest and pasture -- Chestnut festivals -- St. Martin's Day traditions -- St. Nicholas Day traditions -- Christmas traditions -- New Year's Eve traditions -- Afterword -- Information and tips -- Customs and celebrations according to cantons.
Subject Festivals -- Switzerland -- Juvenile literature.
Holidays -- Switzerland -- Juvenile literature.
Manners and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Picture books.
Added Author Rogenmoser, Yvonne, 1977- author.
Carozza, Mary, translator.
Added Title Feste & bräuche un der Schweiz. English.
Festivals and traditions in Switzerland
ISBN 9780735844162
073584416X
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