• Siberian sheep squatting contest won for the first time in 1,000 years by a foreigner

    1 month ago - By Mail Online

    Swiss archaeologist Dr Gino Caspari, 32, achieved 104 squats with a live sheep on his back at the Naadym festival in the remote southern Siberian republic of Tuva.
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  • Swiss celebrate once-in-a-generation winegrowers' festival

    Swiss celebrate once-in-a-generation winegrowers' festival

    1 month ago - By Newsday

    Honoring a centuries-old tradition, the Swiss are hosting a celebrated winemakers festival for the first time in 20 years
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  • Switzerland's wine festival - in pictures

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week FĂȘte des Vignerons, which began in 1797, is held roughly every 20 years and on Thursday 5,500 locals donned costumes, wigs and makeup to take part in the gala opening
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