Räbeliechtliumzug lantern procession




A wonderful little tradition that Switzerland celebrates called the “Räbeliechtli-Umzug” is coming up on  Friday, 9 November in Zug. Children will walk from the Reformed Church on Alpenstrasse direction Bürgerasyl along the lake carrying lanterns while singing Swiss songs. The lanterns are carved from turnips are hung from long sticks by wire. If you would like to take part with your children, several Migros shops are providing all materials (turnips, sticks, candles etc.) to make the Räbeliechtli.

This event is open to everyone. Typically the local Kindergarden classes will also have their procession in their local village.

Date: Friday, 9 November 2018,  17.00 h -18.30 h

at the

Ref. Kirche Zug
Alpenstrasse
6300 Zug
 
 
This event is for children up to second grade. Children should be accompanied by a parent.

Don't forget to bring your own carved turnip. You can find instructions on the internet or just browse some links here

If you would like to visit a larger parade, you migth want to visit the turnip parade in Richterswil on Saturday, 10  November. More information here


 


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