Unspunnen Parade in Interlaken October 9th 2006 Unspunnen is a Swiss Festival that takes place every 12 years. This year was the 200 anniversary of the event. It began as a way to unite the various Cantons when Switzerland became a unified country.
The festival runs for 3 days and includes a variety of activities. There are fantastic fireworks, flag throwing, Alphorn, and jodeling competitions, Swiss wrestling matches, stone tossing co ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Interlaken The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more