Category: Basel-Stadt

Canton of Basel-Stadt

Latest news and stories from the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Swiss Carnivals: where to watch the largest costumed shows

Carnivals are often associated with the Brazilian festival in Rio de Janeiro, or the mystical show in Venice, Italy. Switzerland holds around 200 carnivals a year, which include spectacular actions, illumination festivals, and colorful costumed parades. Such events reflect the enormous cultural diversity of 26 cantons of the Confederation Helvetia.

Plans for a weekend: Art Basel International

Basel, the third biggest city in Switzerland and its cultural capital. It is a home of 40 museums and galleries and regularly hosts a number of exciting art events. For those, who is interested in modern and contemporary art, SUISSEPIC recommends to visit Art Basel International.