A UNESCO World Heritage Festival You May Not Have Heard About

We need to talk about European Festivals. In particular the Basler Fasnacht. It's wild, loud and chaotic (strangely un-Swiss!). A bit of background - Fasnacht is a celebration that happens once a year in Switzerland and some regions of Austria and Germany. In Switzerland each canton has their own date and way in which they celebrate. But the biggest by far is the Basel Fasnacht, which has achieved UNESCO World Heritage list. Pretty cool huh? Read more about it here. A clique, making their way around the city. A few facts about Fasnacht: - Fasnacht lasts for exactly 72 hours, beginning with Morgenstreich at 4am on the Monday, and ending on exactly at 4am on the Thursday. - There is no prescri