Activity for incoming students: Rabadan Carnival with the ESN

International Relations and Study abroad Service

Date: 22 February 2020 / 20:30

On Saturday, 22 February, exchange students will have the opportunity to experience the Rabadan Carnival in Bellinzona, one of the major Swiss carnivals along with Basel and Lucerne. The Rabadan Carnival was founded in 1862 and it is today at its 158th edition; it attracts more than 150'000 visitors over 6 days of celebrations. Particularly recommended is the big parade on Sunday, and the "Guggen" concerts (the typical carnival bands).

This activity is organized in collaboration with the ESN (Erasmus Student Network)

Read more about the Rabadan Carnival here
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