Brigels, September 2018, Alpabzug. Photo: TES.

Inventory of Swiss Traditions

The Swiss government publishes six brochures showing 167 living traditions of Switzerland.

The overview covers all 26 cantons and different themes, from clothing, music, Basler carnival (the Fasnacht), Swiss graphic design, Hornussen to the Vevey grape harvest festival .

Switzerland ratified the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage  (Further information: