Exchange students activity: Rabadan Carnival

International Relations and Study abroad Service

Date: 2 March 2019

On Saturday, March 2, 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 156th 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). 

Read more about the Rabadan Carnival here
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