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Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

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Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

This year's Tattoo parade through the city will take place on July 21st 2012, 2 pm, with more than 1'500 musicians and dancers performing! Watch the group list on:

http://www.baseltattoo.ch/de/

for all those who like bagpipes, army bands and traditional Basel drumming. The parade itinerary is as follows; Münsterplatz- Freie Strasse - Marktplatz - Mittle Brücke - Tattoo arena.

Furthermore I heard from a friend, that there are still some few tickets left for the concerts, (13th to 21st July) which is quite rare.

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1. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Hi MAETZLI: I would like to know whether all the concerts during the week have the same program or there are changes and also if there is any difference between the afternoons and the evening shows.

Thank you in advance.

gagro

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2. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

I'm green with envy - tattoos are so marvelous! Okay, one year I must be in Basel!

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3. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Click on this link in english

http://tickets.baseltattoo.ch/eventim.webshop/webticket/eventlist;jsessionid=1B4B5BC01369A2359056594AB169561D?language=en

You will see where tickets are available. (green box)

The programm is exactly the same, but the firework looks less impressive on afternoons, of course.

Edited: 24 May 2012, 03:34
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4. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

kileysmom

let me know well in advance. I then try to buy the tickets.

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5. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

I was in the Tattoo last year. Quite an amazing event. Had to buy tickets in December the previous year. And they sell out quick!!

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Can anyone tell me if Top Secret are in this years Tattoo?

Edited: 02 June 2012, 13:19
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7. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Indeed they are!

All Bands and participants 2012:

•Ailsa Craig Highland Dancers (Schottland)

•Band and Drill Team of the Presidential Guard (Russland)

•Band of Flutes and Drums &

the Drill Team of the Royal Life Guard (Dänemark)

•Basel Tattoo Chor (Schweiz)

•Basel Tattoo Garde (Schweiz)

•Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces (Finnland)

•Lochiel Marching Team (Neuseeland)

•Massed Pipes & Drums (International)

•Meiden Junior High School Marching Band (Japan)

•Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes and Drums (USA)

•New Zealand Army Band (Neuseeland)

•Orchestra of the Suworow Military Academy (Russland)

•Rekrutenspiel der Schweizer Armee (Schweiz)

•Top Secret Drum Corps (Schweiz)

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8. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Posting reminder so that this post pops up back to the top. The parade takes place this Saturday afternoon. Do not miss it if you find yourself in or around Basel during this time!

Edited: 18 July 2012, 01:36
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9. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Additionally to the Tattoo performers there will be a oldtimer parade, bands from Basel, Switzerland, Germany and Holland and many surprises.

hope the wheather will be good.

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10. Re: Basel Tattoo 2012 and traditional Parade

Will this parade be on this year too (2013). Would have loved to go to the tattoo but only tickets left for the 5.30 when we are there. Not sure it will feel quite the same and trying to get tickets from UK is proving quite difficult, although there are some available.

I can only find information about previous year's parades and nothing in English. I can translate bits but a little knowledge can be quite dangerous!

Any info gratefully received.