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Hornussen tournament and party

The crowning finale of the AlpKultur® days Lenk

Hornusserturnier Lenk vor Wildstrubel

To end the annual AlpKultur® days Lenk with a bang, Lenk hosts a hornussen tournament with teams from all over Switzerland. After the tournament, join the village locals and the hornussen teams in celebrating the vibrantly coloured parade.

In Lenk, 12 hornussen teams from all over Switzerland compete against each other. The tournament as well as the finale of the AlpKultur® days Lenk really gets going in the evening during the hornussen party celebrations in the marquee on Gadeplatz. Every year, a band provide entertainment and create atmosphere.

What is a «nouss» and how does one throw it as far as possible from the bock? Who does not only want to watch can try himself in the Hornussen. After the members of the hornussen association Utzigen teach you all about the tips and tricks to playing Hornussen, you will have the chance to throw your first nouss from the bock. Because great prizes await the participants who beat the Nouss furthest away from the bock. These will be presented at the announcement of rank.


Hornussen tournament and party
Saturday, 21. October 2023
Saturday, 19. October 2024

Hornussen tournament: from 11.30 a.m. until approx. 2.30 p.m.
Start village parade: 4 p.m., followed by a ranking announcement with refreshments and food.
Start hornussen party with refreshments, food and bar: 5 p.m.
Start concert Kitsch: 9 p.m.

The hornussen tournament takes place in the Ey, direction valley station Metsch.
The parade leads through the village of Lenk.
The award ceremony with subsequent hornussen party will take place in the marquee on the Gade parking lot in the village center.

Hornussen for all
Anyone can try their hand at Hornussen after an introduction. The three first ranked in each category will receive great prizes at the ranking ceremony.
CHF 5.– per person, without registration.
From 11:30 in the Ey, the same location as the tournament.

Admission hornussen party
CHF 15.– per person

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Lenk-Simmental Tourism

Rawilstrasse 3
CH-3775 Lenk im Simmental
Tel. +41 33 736 35 35

Lenk-Simmental Tourism

Rawilstrasse 3
CH-3775 Lenk im Simmental
Tel. +41 33 736 35 35

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