Edith Schweizer-Völker, cultural journalist and folklorist, explores fascinating Christmas traditions in the tri-border region. Musical accompaniment by guitarist Valéry Burot.
"The enigmatic Christmas child and the legendary Three Kings - fascinating customs in Dreiland"
Edith Schweizer-Völker works as a freelance cultural journalist for various magazines, including the city magazine B WIE BASEL and the Dreiland editorial team of the BASLER ZEITUNG. Today, she works for the KLEINBASLER ZEITUNG and the neighborhood newspaper MOZAIK. As a folklorist, she has been researching old and new traditions and carnival customs in the border triangle between the Jura, Black Forest and Vosges for many years. She has written several books on this subject. Volumes 1 and 2 of "Mythical Places on the Upper Rhine" published by Christoph Merian Verlag, sponsored by the EU as an InterRegio project with cycling and hiking trails, became bestsellers. She was awarded the "Bumperniggel Prize" for her publications in 1995 and the REGIO BASILIENSIS medal in 2008.
Musical accompaniment by Valéry Burot, guitarist, composer
Valéry Burot grew up in Strasbourg, where he began his music studies with the classical guitar. He completed this in Lucerne in 2017. The Frenchman now gives concerts and works as a guitar teacher at the Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich. His specialty is the Chanson Française in the style of Georges Brassens and the composition of solo guitar pieces. He also works in the skies as a flight instructor.
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