The Rabadan of Bellinzona is among the most famous carnivals in Switzerland, along with those of Basel and Lucerne. Rabadan is a dialect term that indicates the “confusion”, the “noise”, and that derives directly from the Milanese dialect because Bellinzona was part, until the sixteenth century, of the Duchy of Milan.
Continue reading Bellinzona Carnival or Rabadan, from 8 to 13 February 2018
August 1 falls on a Saturday this year, one more reason to go across the border since the morning to make swiss brunch and celebrate the most important swiss recurrence
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