National Day in the Engadine

1 August

Wanderung mit Sonnenaufgang im Engadin
Switzerland's bank holidays on 1 August is also a special day in the Engadin Scuol Zernez holiday region. Below you will find an overview of everything that is going on in our region on this day.

Helpful information on the bank holidays

Celebrations in the communities 

Celebrate Switzerland's National Day on 1 August together with us! You can find the programme for the official celebrations in the individual municipalities below.

Ardez

Time (from-times) Programme
19.00 h Festive restaurant with dinner, organised by the Ardez Mixed Choir and the Ardez Music Society
20.45 h Lantern procession
21.00 h Bell ringing and bonfires
21.10 h Welcome and speech by Flurina Badel, artist and author, as well as performances by the Musica Concordia Ardez and the Ardez mixed choir.
Subsequently musical entertainment
Time (from-times)
19.00 h 20.45 h 21.00 h 21.10 h Subsequently
Programme
Festive restaurant with dinner, organised by the Ardez Mixed Choir and the Ardez Music Society Lantern procession Bell ringing and bonfires Welcome and speech by Flurina Badel, artist and author, as well as performances by the Musica Concordia Ardez and the Ardez mixed choir. musical entertainment

Important to know:

The celebration will take place on the school playground in Ardez.

Ftan

Time (from-times) Programme
15.00 h Festive restaurant of the Ftan music society
16.00 h Welcome and ceremonial address by Martina Stadler, Director of the Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair Holiday Region
16.30 h Musical entertainment (Ftan alphorn group, Faschalba hunting horn group, Oberwind band)
20.30 h Performances by the Ftan Music Society
21.00 h Bell ringing and bonfires
Subsequently Catering and entertainment
Time (from-times)
15.00 h 16.00 h 16.30 h 20.30 h 21.00 h Subsequently
Programme
Festive restaurant of the Ftan music society Welcome and ceremonial address by Martina Stadler, Director of the Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair Holiday Region Musical entertainment (Ftan alphorn group, Faschalba hunting horn group, Oberwind band) Performances by the Ftan Music Society Bell ringing and bonfires Catering and entertainment

Important to know:

The celebrations will take place at Plaz Dadoura in Ftan.

Guarda

Time (from-times) Programme
17.00 h Start of the festivities, organised by the Guarda Youth
18.00 h Dinner and musical entertainment with Sidonia Caviezel
21.00 h Bell ringing and bonfires
21.15 h Welcome and ceremonial address by Anna Giacometti, National Councillor and former President of the Municipality of Bregaglia
Time (from-times)
17.00 h 18.00 h 21.00 h 21.15 h
Programme
Start of the festivities, organised by the Guarda Youth Dinner and musical entertainment with Sidonia Caviezel Bell ringing and bonfires Welcome and ceremonial address by Anna Giacometti, National Councillor and former President of the Municipality of Bregaglia

Important to know:

The celebration will take place at the Guarda municipal workshop.

Scuol

Time (from-times) Programme
18.00 h Festival restaurant of the «Canuists d'Engiadina» association
21.00 h Bell ringing and bonfires
21.10 h Children's parade
21.40 h Welcome and ceremonial address by Dr Jon Domenic Parolini, Canton Graubünden Government Councillor
Time (from-times)
18.00 h 21.00 h 21.10 h 21.40 h
Programme
Festival restaurant of the «Canuists d'Engiadina» association Bell ringing and bonfires Children's parade Welcome and ceremonial address by Dr Jon Domenic Parolini, Canton Graubünden Government Councillor

Important to know:

The celebration will take place on the school playground in Scuol. The programme will also be accompanied by the Scuol Music Society.

Sent

Time (from-times) Programme
16.00 h Festival restaurant of the Tardanna Hunters' Association
18.00 h musical entertainment
20.15 h Concert by the Sent Music Society
21.00 h Bell ringing, bonfires and 1 August bonfires
21.15 h Welcome and ceremonial address by Andri Poo, Director of Bergbahnen Scuol AG
Subsequently Festive economy and dancing until 02.00 hrs
Time (from-times)
16.00 h 18.00 h 20.15 h 21.00 h 21.15 h Subsequently
Programme
Festival restaurant of the Tardanna Hunters' Association musical entertainment Concert by the Sent Music Society Bell ringing, bonfires and 1 August bonfires Welcome and ceremonial address by Andri Poo, Director of Bergbahnen Scuol AG Festive economy and dancing until 02.00 hrs

Important to know:

The celebrations will take place on the village square in Sent.

Tarasp

Time (from-times) Programme
18.00 h Festive restaurant of the Tarasp Music Society
18.00 h Fun football tournament for young and old
21.00 h Bell ringing and bonfires
21.10 h Welcome and ceremonial address by Barbara Federspiel
Time (from-times)
18.00 h 18.00 h 21.00 h 21.10 h
Programme
Festive restaurant of the Tarasp Music Society Fun football tournament for young and old Bell ringing and bonfires Welcome and ceremonial address by Barbara Federspiel

Important to know:

The supporting programme will take place at the Fontana playground, while the subsequent bonfire will take place at Lake Tarasp. The catering and performances during the celebration are organised by the Tarasp Music Society.

Valsot (Tschlin)

Time (from-times) Programme
18.00 h Festive catering organised by the Socità da Musica Tschlin
20.30 h Speech by Ladina Heimgartner, Head Global Media & CEO Blick Group
21.00 h Glockengeläute
Subsequently Festive economy
Time (from-times)
18.00 h 20.30 h 21.00 h Subsequently
Programme
Festive catering organised by the Socità da Musica Tschlin Speech by Ladina Heimgartner, Head Global Media & CEO Blick Group Glockengeläute Festive economy

Important to know:

The celebrations will take place at Somvi in Tschlin.

Zernez

Time Programme
19.30 h Parade of the Zernez Music Society from the station square
20.15 h Welcome from the President of the Municipality
20.20 h Performance Zernez Choir
20.40 h Ceremonial address by Peter Peyer, Government Councillor of the Canton of Graubünden, Head of the Department of Justice, Security and Health
Time
19.30 h 20.15 h 20.20 h 20.40 h
Programme
Parade of the Zernez Music Society from the station square Welcome from the President of the Municipality Performance Zernez Choir Ceremonial address by Peter Peyer, Government Councillor of the Canton of Graubünden, Head of the Department of Justice, Security and Health

Important to know:

The celebrations will take place in the Planta Wildenberg castle courtyard.