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@ House of Switzerland Brazil 2016
The House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 will be the place to be during the Olympics and Paralympics! It is one of the few houses of nations open to the public with the best fan mile in Rio de Janeiro and will be located at Baixo Suíça, Corte do Cantagalo in Lagoa. The House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 will be used for medal celebrations, receptions and partner events.
As a partner of the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016, swissnex Brazil organizes out-of-the box events that offer a unique opportunity to get to know Swiss innovation, research and education. Among the events you will be able to experience outstanding and unique artistic performances, meet an innovative aquaponic food production and even create energy with your own muscles or know how robots can help disabled people to excel in sport. In addition, workshops, conferences and talks related to sports, business and environment will be on the agenda.
Be ready to be part of the Olympics with swissnex Brazil and stay tuned on our social media and Olympic web page for upcoming details.
Details of the House of Switzerland
It is important to note that all public activities will be closed between the period of the Olympic and Paralympics Games, only the restaurant and event’s lounges will remain operational.
Name: House of Switzerland Brazil 2016
Address: Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, baseball field
Dates: 1 August to 18 September 2016
Working hours from 1 to 21 August and 7 to 18 September: Monday to Sunday from 11:00 – 23:00.
Working hours from 22 August to 8 September: closed on Monday, Tuesday-Friday from 17:00 – 11:00, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 – 23:00.
The House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 will open its doors on 1 August, a week ahead of the start of the Summer Olympic Games to celebrate sport! A huge success during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, House of Switzerland will return in a new dimension to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As one of the few national hospitality houses open to public it will welcome visitors and athletes from around the world, providing a pleasant and surprising encounter with a multifaceted Switzerland. The 4,100-m² space will feature three houses and an outdoor park located on the edge of the “Lagoa”. The varied program of activities for young and old, includes a 200 m² outdoor synthetic ice-skating rink, a sprint track with timing system or Swiss tourist attractions such as a rotating gondola, a typical Swiss mountain railway or a giant snow globe. House of Switzerland will also have an eating area to please every palate! Swiss specialties from the so-called “Feuerring” (a special Swiss barbecue) are featuring Swiss and Brazilian ingredients that will result in creative and tasteful dishes. Of course, there will also be the famous Swiss chocolate and cheese!
Visitors are welcome to picnic on one of the venue’s lawns, relax in a hammock, watch the Games live on a giant screen, and of course celebrate the medals with the Swiss athletes! Besides sport a diverse entertainment program such as DJs, street artists, cinema, workshops and some more surprises awaits the visitors.
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More information on: www.swissando.com.br