Nidwalden: Culture

The Canton of Nidwalden has a long cultural tradition and still preserves many customs that have passed down the generations. Some of these, such as church dedication festivals ("kilbenen"), mark the passing of the seasons and the festivities of Carnival and St. Nicholas include processions.  During the theatrical season, nearly all the villages stage remarkable dramatic productions.



Special moments on the Bürgenstock

Once again this autumn, a musical program to the highest level draws audiences to the Bürgenstock.

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The Stans Music Festival

Every spring, jazz and other forms of music from all over the world are performed at the Days of Music in Stans in Central Switzerland. It is an occasion for musicians of all genres to discover other styles - such as Swiss folk music - and attracts an ever-growing audience.

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Cultural program (only available in German)

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