12th Swiss Juggling Convention Information


Information on what happened at this beautiful convention

The 12th Suisse Juggling Convention happened :
- From the 3rd to the 5th of July 1998.

- In La Chaux-de-Fonds, a town near Neuchâtel, in the French part of Switzerland.
- In the gymnastics rooms of the "collège Numa-Droz".
- Download a map to find where La Chaux-de-Fonds is.
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  Bern,Lausanne, Neuchâtel, La Chaux-de-Fonds are on the map.
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- Sleeping possibilities will be in one gymnastic room of the school. But you have to bring your sleeping bag and mattress.
A camping will exist. This year it will cost 15 sFr per night for one tent and two people. It is 25 minutes walk from the juggling place. Camping : Bois du Couvent. Address : Bois du Couvent 108, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, tel  (+41) (032)913'25'55.
- A place will be reserved for camping cars near the festival place. But it cannot be used for normal cars.
- The youth hotel is 2 minutes away from the juggling place. Address : Rue du Doubs 34, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, tel (+41)(032)968'43'15, fax (+41)(032)968'25'18.
- For hotels, phone to the turisme office at (+41)(032)919'68'95, or fax (+41)(032)919'62'97. Address : Espacité 1, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Sandwitches, cakes, drinks will be sold at the juggling place. Other food will be found near the juggling place in town.

- The participation at the festival is free.
The public show will be held in the "La salle du Progrès", near the juggling place. (Rue du Progrès 48). It will not take place in the  "Temple Allemand", as said before !
- Participants must have their one insurance.

Train table
- From Neuchâtel :    06.08  xx.08  20.08  21.11  22.08  23.18
- From Biel/Bienne : 06.28  07.37  xx.37              22.37  23.46
- From Pontarlier :    08.25  10.43  10.58  17.20  20.08  21.22  21.30
See the  Swiss train time table  to have a confirmation.

Friday 3rd of July from 5 pm.
- Welcome the jugglers
- Free juggling
- Workshops (mabye)

Saturday 4th of July.
- Welcome the jugglers continuation
- Free juggling
- Workshops
- Public show at 20:00 pm. in the "Salle du Progrès"
- Fire juggling after the show. Free petrol for everybody.

Sunday 5th of July.
- Free juggling
- Workshops
- Games
- Business Meeting, discussion about the futur.

For More Information Contact
Roman Winiger.
Rue de la Serre 3
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Contact E-Mail : Bastien von Wyss : Bastien.vonwyss@etudiants.unine.ch

Useful links
- Swiss train time table
- Maps of the world

- Back to www.juggling.ch ( Swiss Juggling Association main page. )

Last update done the 22 of November 1998 by Bernard Gisin