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Reception Swiss National Day

Gebäude der Orangerie
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Dear Excellency, dear Madam Chargé d'Affaires a.i., dear Mr Chargé d'Affaires a.i., dear Guests

With pleasure, we warmly invite you and your companion to the Mayor’s traditional Swiss national day reception.

Celebrate Switzerland's birthday with us. Enjoy a cocktail dinner with local specialities and experience a summer evening with us in the idyllic Elfenau garden. 

We are looking forward to welcome you.

Registration Reception Swiss National Day

With your personal invitation, you are able to attend the event. We kindly ask you to confirm your participation by Sunday, 23 July 2023 by form. Thank you.


Blumen in der Orangerie
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  • 7 pm
    Get in and welcome drink

  • 7.30 pm
    Welcome speech from Alec von Graffenried, Mayor of Bern

  • 7.45 pm
    Cocktail dinner with live concert

  • 10 pm


Brunnen in der Orangerie
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Orangerie Elfenau
Elfenauweg 92 / 94
3006 Bern

Public Transport

From Bern main station, take bus line Bremgarten No. 19, direction Bern Elfenau, to «Luternauweg» station.

By car

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Please note that the parking is limited.


Your invitation is your ticket. We would be grateful if you could show it us at the entrance.


We will take photos of the reception and you might be recognised. With the registration, you give us the permission to use and publish these pictures.

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