carnival in Basel

Basel Fasnacht 2016

Barbara Klein Basel, Events, exhibition 2 Comments

Sunday Before Fasnacht Fasnacht always starts on Sunday with the legendary pasta party at home. And each year we have the same discussion as to when we started this tradition, I think it must be close to 50 years! The traditional yellow bouquet The same procedure each year: sherry for pre lunch drinks, mache salad with celery (finely grated) and …

Vogel Gryff or To Whom The Bell Tolls

Barbara Klein Basel 32 Comments

Vogel Gryff – A Local Custom I believe that taking part in local customs is root building, strengthens our social skills and – well – let us just have some fun! This last Friday, on a rather rainy and grey day, we celebrated a local custom in Kleinbasel (the part of the town which is on the right side of …