That certainly has to do with a certain insecurity of the people. The unleashed globalization makes the people afraid. We had a question, the financial crisis, currently the climate. It is just so that the people in such times are increasingly looking for support and a need for Tradition and is home to arises. That seeks also to roots.

Since it is Parallel, and there is also a connection as well. But at least politically, this Trend no longer exists in the here and now.

I would be lying if I would say no.

I met two years ago, the swing king, Arnold Forrer to a longer conversation. This has broadened my horizon with respect to Swing pretty. It was a relaxed and pleasant encounter.


not This, no. But of course I press Arnold Forrer fingers crossed that he wins the wreath.

The loved one a Bernese. As you may be already a little bit of local Patriotic. I press Yes YB the thumb and not the FC Basel.

I have sung in my time as a Junior national player in the country, hockey is the national anthem. But since it was more about the commitment to the Team and to foster a sense of community. For me, a Team is always in the foreground. And not the nationality.

23. to 25. August dominate giants, sawdust, and put on their drill trousers, Switzerland – the Swiss Federal wrestling and Alpine sport festival in train. Here you will find everything you need to know about the Mega-Event.

11.00 am / opening of the Festgeländes13.00 / flag reception in Zug14.00 / Start parade

7.30 / invasion of the Schwinger7.45 / Nationalhymne8.00 / Oscillation (1./2. Gear)8.00 / Start Of The Competition Steinstossen13.30 / Decay (3./4. Gang)14.00 / Final 20-kg-Steinstossen14.30 / Final 40-kg-Steinstossen17.15 / end of Decay

7.45 / Ausstich (5. Gear)10.30 / Ausstich (6. Gear)13.30 / Wreath Ausstich (7. Gear)14.45 / Final Unspunnenstein15.15 / wreath ausstich (8. Gear)16.45 / Closing Speed