During the main program in the library and on the square you can look forward to lectures with a screening and a film with a discussion, tourist materials with a tasting of local products of the Lower Engadine region, including Scuol, Samnaun, Val Müstair and Zernez, as well as Swiss Swiss natural cosmetics the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, offering tourist materials to Switzerland Tourism and other Swiss regions, along with publications and magazines about Switzerland.
The afternoon part of the program will be opened by the new Ambassador, the Swiss Ambassador to the Czech Republic, HE Mr. Philippe Guex with a lecture on How well do you know Switzerland.
A competition for attractive prizes will be prepared for competitive visitors. Admission to the Municipal Library of Prague is FREE.
A small stage will be built on Mariánské náměstí, where the first Prague yodeling band JODELIX will take place during the day, which will play Swiss folk songs from the mountains, full of humor, love and cow romance, with wit and charm. Performances are scheduled at 10:00, 12:00, 13:45, 15:45 and 17:45.
SWISS DAY PROGRAM IN PRAGUE
WHEN: 2. 10. 2021, from 09:00 to 19:30
WHERE: Central City Library Prague, Mariánské náměstí 98/1, 110 00 Prague 1, show on map
Program of lectures:
|09:00 – 09:45||Beyond the beauties and goodies of the Engadine, lecture with tasting (Alena Koukalová and Marcus Esser)|
|10:30 – 11:50||film Return to Hidden Swiss Landscapes and a discussion with the author Ladislav Lahoda|
|12:30 – 13:30||lecture Ticino – Italian Switzerland (Alena Koukalová, Jana Zapletalová, Václav Müller and Ivana Frolíková)|
|14:30 – 15:30||lecture How well do you know Switzerland? (Swiss Ambassador HE Philippe Guex)|
|16:30 – 17:30||lecture We Slept Under the Matterhorn & Hiking Treks in Valais (Zuzana Krčmaříková)|
|18:30 – 19:30||discussion with experiences from the shooting of a series of programs “Observations from Elsewhere” from Switzerland (Petr Voldán)|
From 2 October to 31 October 2021, the photographic exhibition “Ticino – the Stone World of Italian Switzerland” by Ivana Frolíková will be on view.