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The Summer Festival offers more than an open-air exhibition. There are plenty of highlights to make your visit an unforgettable experience. Learn what you can do, take part in and experience.

Thursday, 25.06.2015

18:00, Urban Jungle, Urban Jungle, IM VIADUKT, Jenseits ... 11 ... 12, Green Smoothies Workshop

The cook and vegan pioneer Lauren Wildbolz encourages new ideas for a healthy mixed drink – in keeping with the Festival with fresh herbs. The greener the better is the motto when tasting and creating the green smoothies. The recipes are collected and can be taken home. Registration at jenseitsimviadukt.ch, 30 Swiss Francs per person. Number of participants is limited.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015

15:00, Urban Jungle, IM VIADUKT, Kindertreff (children’s club) ... 15 ... 16, Balu on the Colouring Book

Young artists between 5 and 12 years old have the opportunity here to let their imagination run free when painting their individual «Urban Jungle». Register by phone at: 044 272 01 31 or by e-mail to: olivier.rando@zuerich.ch. Number of participants is limited.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015 to Friday, 04.09.2015

Urban Jungle, Coté West Living ... 4, Ultimate Urban Garden – Exhibition

Coté West Living presents «RIO – The Ultimate Urban Garden», a photo exhibition by Kelly Bernheim. The photos are on display until Friday 04.09.2015.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015 to Friday, 04.09.2015

Urban Jungle, Kitchener+ ... 19 ... 20, Guerilla Gardening

Here you will be armed with garden magazines, seed bombs, seed papers from Gorilla Gardening and secateurs and pruning knives from Banshu Hamono from Japan to become a real Guerilla Garden professional.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015 to Friday, 04.09.2015

Urban Jungle, Jenseits ... 11 ... 12, At Random

You yourself can be part of an exhibition – the visitors themselves are showcased photographically as urban plants. The result is a photo collage, which develops and literally grows at random. It can be seen at Jenseits … 11 … 12 all the way through to the end of the festival.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015 to Friday, 04.09.2015

Urban Jungle, Viaduct*3, Tisch & Stuhl ... 3, Wooden Classics Competition

The competition in Viadukt*3, Tisch & Stuhl allows visitors to showcase their knowledge of the topic trees and wood. What kind of tree gave its wood to which chair? The prize is four brand spanking new wooden chairs from the Swiss brand horgenblarus. Participation on-site. Prizes awarded on Viaduktnacht.

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Thursday, 25.06.2015 to Saturday, 05.09.2015

Foxx Gallery, Rindermarkt 13, Exhibition Romero Britto

Discover works of art from the internationally renowned Pop Art artist Romero Britto. His pictures radiate joie de vivre and optimism and inspire art collectors around the world. Visit the exhibition in the Foxx Gallery in Niederdorf.

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Friday, 26.06.15

17:30, Urban Jungle, Coté West Living ... 4, Private Viewing

Coté West Living presents «RIO – The Ultimate Urban Garden», a photo exhibition by Kelly Bernheim. The photos are on display until Friday, 04.09.2015

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Saturday, 27.06.2015

14:00 to 18:30, Coop City St. Annahof, Bahnhofstrasse 57, We’re celebrating the Tatzelwurm!

And everyone is celebrating with us! Jamadu will be there and is giving balloons and give-aways to children. From 14.00, the drumming group «SAF SAP New Generation» will get the vibe going with African rhythms. There will be several performances from 14.00 in front of the main entrance of St. Annahof.

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Saturday, 27.06.2015

11:00 to 18:00, Charles Vögele, Sihlstrasse 3, Private viewing

A warm welcome to the «5 Generations» private viewing at Charles Vögele in Sihlstrasse. Come and have a look! Let’s toast the project together and enjoy live music. You can take a souvenir photo, with or without your family, in the mobile photobox.

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Thursday, 02.07.2015

15:00, Urban Jungle, Kindertreff ... 15 ... 16, Child Gardeners - Workshop

Children: practice early. Children between 5-12 years old paint and plant their own pot which they can take home with them at the end of the afternoon. Register by phone at: 044 272 01 31 or by e-mail to: olivier.rando@zuerich.ch. Number of participants is limited.

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Thursday, 02.07.2015

In the evening, Urban Jungle, Komplementair ... 22 ... 23, Teké Acoustic Session

Concert: Komplementair is inviting you to celebrate the “Dolce Vita” with songs from Teké. Ice creams, a Vespa and furniture from the 1950s whisks you away to the Riviera throughout the summer.

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Thursday, 02.07.2015

18:00, Hotel Glockenhof, Private viewing «Roti Manndli»

The wood sculptor Peter Bissig – «father» of the «Roti Manndli» – is a guest in the Hotel Glockenhof. Experience Peter Bissig‘s wood cutting live on-site.

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Friday, 03.07.2015

19:00, Urban Jungle, Caritas Secondhand ...C, The Garden Party - Fashion Show

The catwalk and the models are styled as per the motto «Garden Party». Men, women, children and a Dalmatian will be on the catwalk. A cake buffet and drinks are a feast for the eyes and a culinary delight.

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Friday, 03.07. to Sunday, 05.07.2015

11:00, Urban Jungle, Club el Social ... 10, Happy Birthday!

Dance classes: Club el Social is celebrating its 10-year anniversary on three evenings with a grill, dance and live music into the night. During the day Club el Social is giving visitors free crash courses in all possible types of dance from easy-going to energetic. No registration required.

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Monday, 06.07 to Saturday, 05.09.2015

Urban Jungle, Westflügel ... 33, Amelia and the Animals

The American photographer Robin Schwartz has photographed her daughter Amelia together with elephants, llamas, ponies, tigers, kangaroos, dogs, cats and other animals since the age of three. A photographic fairy-tale world, in which the magical connection between children and animals is vividly recorded.

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Saturday, 18.07.2015

14:00, Urban Jungle, Jenseits ... 11 ... 12, Magical Herbs-Workshop

The herb expert Sarah Zehnder shows what you can achieve with herbs found in an urban environment: remedies are mixed and ointments are cooked using urban plants from allotments and Zurich meadows. Registration at jenseitsimviadukt.ch, number of participants limited, 35 Swiss Francs per person.

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Saturday, 25.07.2015

13:00, Urban Jungle, Kitchener+ ...19 ...20, Garden Workshop

Do away with seedlings! Here you learn how to spruce up balcony boxes with home-grown seeds. The new flowerbed will become an eye-catcher in your accommodation thanks to specially manufactured «seed balls» and «seed swapping». Registration in Bogen 19/20 or on kitchener.ch, 25 Swiss Francs per person.

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Monday, 27.07.2015

13:00, Urban Jungle, Kitchener+ ...19 ...20, Garden Workshop

Do away with seedlings! Here you learn how to spruce up balcony boxes with home-grown seeds. The new flowerbed will become an eye-catcher in your accommodation thanks to specially manufactured «seed balls» and «seed swapping». Registration in Bogen 19/20 or on kitchener.ch, 25 Swiss Francs per person.

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Wednesday, 29.07.2015

9:00 to 12:30, 14:30 to 17:30, Urban Jungle, Market Hall Forecourt, Slow Food Mobile

Children: As part of Pro Juventute Holiday Fun, the Slow Mobile is a guest on the forecourt of the Market Hall. Children aged 6 to 11 are warmly welcome to cook menus and get to know food. Registration at ferienplausch-zuerich.ch, 10 Swiss Francs per person.

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Thursday, 30.07.2015

9:00 to 12:30, 14:30 to 17:30, Urban Jungle, Market Hall Forecourt, Slow Food Mobile

Children: As part of Pro Juventute Holiday Fun, the Slow Mobile is a guest on the forecourt of the Market Hall. Children aged 6 to 11 are warmly welcome to cook menus and get to know food. Registration at ferienplausch-zuerich.ch, 10 Swiss Francs per person.

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Friday, 14.08.2015

16:00 to 20:00, Europaallee, World Dance Festival

Enjoy dances from all over the world! In the framework of the exhibition Switzers the Europaallee presents a varied program full of joie de vivre. Let yourself be fascinated by the rhythm, dances and music. Come over and dance with us! The event will take place come rain or shine.

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Saturday, 15.08.2015

11:00 to 20:00, Europaallee, World Dance Festival

Enjoy dances from all over the world! In the framework of the exhibition Switzers the Europaallee presents a varied program full of joie de vivre. Let yourself be fascinated by the rhythm, dances and music. Come over and dance with us! The event will take place come rain or shine.

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Monday, 17.08.2015

8:15 to 8:45, Church St. Peter, St.-Peter-Hofstatt, Morning Organ Concert

Getting up early in the morning and look up! Enjoy a great morning organ concert in the church St. Peter. The organist Margrit Flour plays works by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Edgar Arro, Klaus Uwe Ludwig and Johann Sebastian Bach. The entrance is free.

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Tuesday, 18.08.2015

8:15 to 8:45, Grossmünster, Grossmünsterplatz, Morning Organ Concert

Getting up early in the morning and look up! Enjoy a great morning organ concert in the Grossmünster. The organist Andreas Jost plays works by Georg Muffat, Johann Kaspar Kerll, Franz Liszt and Johann Sebastian Bach. The entrance is free.

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Wednesday, 19.08.2015

8:15 to 8:45, Fraumünster, Münsterhof 2, Morning Organ Concert

Getting up early in the morning and look up! Enjoy a great morning organ concert in the Fraumünster. The organist Jörg Ulrich Busch plays works by Erik Satie, Marcel Dupré and Louis Vierne. The entrance is free.

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Thursday, 20.08.2015

8:15 to 8:45, Prediger Church, Predigerplatz/Zähringerplatz, Morning Organ Concert

Getting up early in the morning and look up! Enjoy a great morning organ concert in the Prediger Church. The organist Christian Döhring plays works by E.Grieg, G. Finzi & Imporvisation. The entrance is free.

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Thursday, 20.08.2015

In the evening, Urban Jungle, Komplementair ... 22 ... 23, Teké Acoustic Session

Concert: Komplementair is inviting you to celebrate the «Dolce Vita» with songs from Teké. Ice creams, a Vespa and furniture from the 1950s whisks you away to the Riviera throughout the summer.

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Thursday, 20.08.2015

17:00 to 19:00, Hotel du Théâtre, Seilergraben 69, Summer Aperitif «Icon Art»!

The artist Roland Oehler and the Hotel du Théâtre invite you to the Summer Aperitif «Icon Art». Come over! Toast with them and enjoy a wonderful evening, at this place, where the history of films and theatre is still present.

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Thursday, 27.08.2015

In the evening, Urban Jungle, Komplementair ... 22 ... 23, Teké Acoustic Session

Concert: Komplementair is inviting you to celebrate the «Dolce Vita» with songs from Teké. Ice creams, a Vespa and furniture from the 1950s whisks you away to the Riviera throughout the summer.

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Friday, 04.09.2015

14:00 to 02:00, IM VIADUKT, 5 Years Viaduktnacht

Concert: Komplementair is inviting you to celebrate the «Dolce Vita» with songs from Teké. Ice creams, a Vespa and furniture from the 1950s whisks you away to the Riviera throughout the summer.

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