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Switzerland celebrates its National Day on August 1. It has been a statutory public holiday since 1891. Therefore most people have the day off work and are able to celebrate together with their family or friends. Together they barbecue, relax, and in the evening marvel at a sparkling show of numerous small private fireworks – the city itelsf dispenses with putting on an official August 1 fireworks display.

Anyone who is looking for more ideas on how to celebrate this occasion can find out more below.

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