Swiss National Day commemorates the foundation of the Swiss Confederacy. Also known as
The origin of Swiss National Day can be traced back to 1291 when the three alpine cantons of Switzerland - Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden - formed an alliance and sealed the Swiss Confederacy's birth. For people in the United Kingdom, the Swiss National Day sheds light on the strong relations between the two countries that have continued to grow since the early 20th century. Trade, tourism, and the fact that both countries share a strong commitment towards democracy, appreciation for multiculturalism, and mutual respect for each other's languages and traditions make Swiss National Day relevant to the people of the United Kingdom.
In the UK, Swiss National Day is primarily observed by Swiss expatriates and cultural organizations, which host various events to celebrate the day. These can include traditional Swiss music performances, culinary indulgences, and sporting events to bring the Swiss community together in the UK. Swiss National Day occurs annually on the 1st of August, allowing the expatriate Swiss community in the UK to join the celebrations with their fellow citizens in Switzerland.
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