01 August 2019


The feast of the homeland with many surprises.

The Municipality invites the entire population of Melide to Piazza Domenico Fontana, on the evening of 1 August 2019, on the occasion of the Swiss National Day.

The program of the event is as follows:

19:00 Fire at the grills
The FC Melide will organize a barbecue that will continue throughout the evening.

20:30 Official speech
The speach will be held by the Councilor of Canton Ticino  Mr. Norman Gobbi.

22:00 Launch of flying lanterns
The traditional launch of flying lanterns will be repeated this year

The evening will be enlivened by the notes of the Group "I Corni dal Generus" and by the music of the quartet "I Tirabüscion".

To ensure the success of the event, we invite the population, all exhibitors and guests to participate and display the national flag.

Attention: in case of bad weather the event will take place regularly in the Ex Bic hall. The launch of the lanterns will be canceled.



The detailed program (in italian) can be downloaded through the following link.

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