Thun’s lake stage has been in existence since 2003. Already with its first five productions, "Evita", "Anatevka" (“Fiddler on the Roof”), "Miss Saigon", "Elisabeth" and "Les Misérables", the Lake Thun Festival has established itself in Switzerland and in the neighboring countries.
Ascension Day or some other day in May
Until the Reformation, the Ascension Day Ride around Basel and surrounding areas was an old custom associated with the blessing of the fields and the checking of the boundary stones. Time has passed and the event has lost much of its religious character. It is now a traditional festival of the local communities.
An einem Freitag im September
Aarau wird nicht nur von der Aare, sondern auch vom Stadtbach durchflossen, einem künstlich angelegten Wasserlauf, der früher das unentbehrliche Nass von einer Quelle in die Stadt führte.