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Celebration on 1 August 2019

The Parc La Grange will once again host the national day celebrations this year. Events for children, family activities, short films, concerts and a comedy show will be organised from 5 p.m. in a cheerful family atmosphere. A bonfire, the traditional lantern procession and an official section will complete the varied, federating programme dedicated to famous children of Geneva who have left their mark on the history of Switzerland.

Fête du 1er août - Genève


5 p.m.: beginning of the event

Place Michelle Nicod

  • 5 p.m. - 11.30 p.m.: Visits of La Gardienne
  • Association stands: Escouade and Everybody’s Perfect
  • 5 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.: Bouncy castle and Cli-Cli Tour exhibition
  • 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Lantern-making workshop
  • 7.30 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Official section

Place Lee Ya-Ching

  • 5 p.m. - 11.30 p.m.: Short films selected by Everybody’s perfect

Théâtre de l'Orangerie

  • 5 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.: DJ Bone Black & FemaleMusicLab DJs (open-air)
  • 9.15 p.m. - 10.15 p.m.: DJ Ka(ra)mi

Scène Ella Fitzgerald

  • 8.30 p.m. - 9.15 p.m.: Comedy show with Marina Rollman
  • 10.30 p.m. - 11.30 p.m.: Muthoni Drummer Queen


  • 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Guided visits 100Elles*, departures at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. - 11.30 pm.: Area for fireworks brought by the public
  • 9.20 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Lantern procession (starting from Place Michelle Nicod)
  • 10 p.m.: Bonfire

Visites guidées

Three guided visits through the Parc La Grange, retracing the lives of women who have left their mark on the history of Switzerland, will be organised by the 100Elles.
Visits start at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. - duration: approx. 40 minutes.
Free - On-site registration within the limits of available places.

Beatmaking workshops for young people aged 12 to 25

Rhythmic creation workshops to learn how to use digital instruments and assemble sounds to create your own beats.
Duration: 30 minutes, 2 workshops per hour from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. No prior musical knowledge required. Free - On-site registration within the limits of available places.

  • Female music lab workshop, for girls only, organised by Helvetia Rockt
  • Beatmaking workshops, for boys only, organised by the City of Geneva

Midnight: End of the event

La Gardienne will be exhibited and can be visited in the presence of the artist, Karelle Ménine, until 6 August.

Food and drinks stands will be set up in different locations around the park.


Anne Bonvin Bonfanti

Département des finances, de l'environnement et du logement

Conseillère de direction

5, rue de l'Hôtel-de-Ville




Tél. +41 22 418 22 43

Por. +41 79 594 14 92


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Article modifié le 17.06.2020 à 09:39