VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.2
October is a month full of learning, exploring, and experiencing. Whether you’re looking to learn about different cultures, languages, literature, or exploring different museums and festivals, October has something for everyone. We made a list of festivals in Zurich and around that are taking place in October.
Zurich, Winterthur, and other areas in Switzerland are hosting the literature festival. There are multiple events for this event and you should make sure to check the program and the dates.
The biggest Pumpkin Festival in Switzerland.
This October is the time to enjoy your favorite pumpkin festival in Switzerland. The Jucker farms are the perfect place for this. If you like pumpkins, you should come and try to find the biggest and best of them all. You should also go and explore other local produce at this time of year, take pictures and enjoy the freshness!
Locations: JUCKERHOF or BÄCHLIHOF
Fantasy Basel on 8.10 – 10.10
The Swiss Comic Con is a multi-genre event that celebrates all things related to popular culture. This event has something for everyone, with stars from film, TV, and cosplay artists. It will give fans the opportunity to meet some of their favorite characters while acting out some themselves. There are also action zones where you can experience some of your superhero fantasies.
Location: Messe Basel
Exhibitions at Landesmuseum in Zurich
If you are looking for some rainy day activities, the Landesmuseum is the place to go. The exhibitions on display are about Switzerland and the audio guide is available in different languages. The best part is that there is something for everyone: history and culture, archeology and anthropology, literature, art, and whatnot.
Address: Museumstrasse 2, 8001 Zürich
Talks at KOSMOS cinema in Zurich
If you are looking for an interesting and engaging evening, the talks at Kosmos Zurich might be just what you need. You can choose from a variety of topics and sometimes enjoy some free entry. Topics range from environment and politics to information architecture and usability. They have a lot of exciting talks in German lined up for you in October.
Address: Lagerstrasse 104, 8004 Zürich
Enjoy your time at these events and share your experiences with your fellow students at VOX-Sprachschule!