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What is Fasnacht in Basel?
11. December 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The meeting starts at 7:00 pm promptly. History and the presentation of a typical Fasnachtsclique (group of carnival)
As the year gets closer to its end, we invite you to a very special event.
During Fasnacht, groups of costumed musicians created by ‘cliques’ line every street in Basel for three days.If you have lived in Basel for awhile, you are probably familiar with ?the most beautiful three days? otherwise known as Fasnacht. This long tradition in Basel has survived thanks to the active involvement of the carnival groups known as ?cliques?. These groups have special rules and are mainly, formed by male members who are very proud of their exclusivity.
PWG members AND their spouses will be in for a special treat when the ?Stainlemer Alti Garde? opens their ?cellar? in one of the oldest buildings in Basel?s historical center, to explain what makes a clique so special. They will help us understand how to best enjoy those three special days during Fasnacht in Basel.
Drinks and Apero Riche will be served in theStainlemer’s restaurant located in the same building.Drinks and a catering service have been organized to guarantee a delightful evening, and you (and your partner) are the special guests!
Cost for this event is 25. chf each for PWG members and their guests. Please reserve and pay for your spot by the deadline, November 6 using the form below. We will consider your registration only after payment.
Here are the details about making your payment for the event.
Looking forward to meeting you in person
The PWG Basel Team