For the first time in its history, the burning of the Böögg did not take place in Zurich. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in order to prevent crowds gathering, it was burned on the Devil’s Bridge in the Schöllenen Gorge, in Canton Uri on April 19, 2021.
Fans can still experience the spectacle live from the Schöllenen Gorge here:
Upcoming Event: April 25, 2022
Keep scrolling to learn more about the Böögg, the history of this custom, and some fun facts.
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