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Federal Wrestling and Alpine Festival in Pratteln and public viewing on Barfüsserplatz.

Eidgenössischer Schwingerverband

The Swiss Federal Wrestling and Alpine Festival (ESAF) is held every three years in a different region of Switzerland, and in 2022 for the first time in its 120-year history in the Basel region. The event in the Basel region will be attended by 280 wrestlers and 100 pikers. Around 47,000 enthusiastic supporters of the Swiss national sport will watch the wrestling competitions in the seven sawdust rings live on site in the temporary arena specially built for the event. 350,000 visitors are expected in Pratteln.

Public screening on Barfüsserplatz

On 27 and 28 August 2022, the ESAF in Basel will be broadcast live on a large screen on Barfüsserplatz. The live broadcast will be provided by SRF (Swiss radio and television). The public screening is open to the public and participation is free of charge. The public screening will be accompanied by a catering offer.


Program on Barfüsserplatz:
Saturday, 27. August 2022, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, 28. August 2022, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Livestream by SRF:
Saturday, 27. August 2022, ca. 07.10 a.m. – ca. 05.15 p.m.
Sunday, 28. August 2022, ca. 07.30 a.m. – ca. 06.00 p.m.

Date & Time

26. August 2022 -
28. August 2022

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Pratteln and Barfüsserplatz