News from all the Summer Programs
Students in both Le Château des Enfants (CDE, ages 4–10) and the Middle School Program (MSP, ages 11–13) spent the evening of August 1 in boats on Lake Lugano, where they celebrated Swiss National Day by dancing the night away and watching a magnificent fireworks display.
Students in the TASIS Summer Program (TSP, ages 14–18) celebrated on campus with a Swiss-themed party.
The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to August 1, 1291, and Swiss National Day has been the official national holiday of Switzerland since 1994. August 1 is celebrated each year with fireworks, bonfires, paper lantern parades, rifle shooting matches, and hanging strings of Swiss flags.