In the reign of king Rabadan Carnival in Bellinzona
Bellinzona is famous for its carnival. Rabadan, the name of this celebration, literally means noise. For a few days, more than 150’000 people joyfully celebrate in streets and marquees. This makes of Rabadan the largest carnival in Switzerland, after the one in Basel.
The leader of this racket is the “king” elected by the carnival association. On Fat Thursday, the first day of carnival, the mayor...