Activities – Brazil 2016

Baixo Suica

Opening week at the House of Switzerland

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, August 7, 2016
11h - 23h
Location : House of Switzerland

The House of Switzerland will open on 1 August, the Swiss national day. Two reasons to celebrate! During the entire week, special guests and activities will entertain visitors, waiting for the start of the Games. No doubt that Baixo Suiça will quickly become the place to be for the locals and the international audience alike. The perfect warm-up!

Nestlé

Exhibition 150 years of “Good Food, Good Life"

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
12h às 20h
Location : House of Switzerland

In the year Nestlé celebrates its 150th anniversary, nothing could be more exciting than honoring such a date in Brazil – a country that has been part of Nestlé’s history since 1921 – and during one of the world’s biggest sports event.

In the year Nestlé celebrates its 150th anniversary, nothing could be more exciting than honoring such a date in Brazil – a country that has been part of Nestlé’s history since 1921 – and during one of the world’s biggest sports event. On 50m2, Nestlé presents milestones of its history, besides exhibiting iconic products, like condensed milk (Leite Moça), farine lactée (flour with milk), coffee and chocolate, that remind of its Swiss origin and 95 years of Brazilian operations. Visitors can also know a little bit more about Nestlé participation in Brazil’s women volleyball team for over 20 years.

Time is subject to change. 

CHTurism

Interactive attractions by Switzerland Tourism

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
11h - 19h
Location : House of Switzerland

Switzerland Tourism will be promoting an open-air park with a Swiss-winter wonderland.

Switzerland Tourism will promote a real open-air park with a lot of winter attractions. One of them is a replica of the first rotary cable car in the world, which offers the visitor the feeling of flying over the mountains, that retain snow all year round. Visitors can also check out a typical Swiss train, enjoying a trip with virtual reality 3D glasses. The giant snow globe, which was a huge hit in House of Switzerland during the World Cup in 2014, will also be back!

Time is subject to change. 
Waiting in line for 1 to 3 hours is expected.
Tickets distribution ends between 2pm and 3pm.

Duration at the giant snow globe: 2 min
This attraction is prohibited for children under 4 years old and it is not recommended for children under 8 years old. Children have to be accompanied by a responsible adult. We do not take responsibility for possible accidents. Thank you for your understanding. 

Duration at the replica of the rotary cable car: 1min30
Duration at the Swiss train: 2 min (minimum age 13)

 

baixosuica

Hours of operation

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
check out the details
Location : House of Switzerland

Check our hours of operation

01 – 21 August 2016 and 07 – 18 September 2016: Daily 11 am – 11 pm

! Monday 12/9 and 13/9 Switzerland Tourism attractions are closed ! The ice rink is open from 11am -6pm !

24 August – 06 September 2016: (during this period the ice rink and Switzerland Tourism attractions are closed)

Monday and Tuesday closed (closed at 22/23/29/30 August and 05 September 2016)

Wed – Fri 5 pm – 11 pm;

Sat/Sun 11 am – 11 pm

Address: Baseball Field, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas near Corte do Cantagalo

ice rink

Synthetic ice skating rink

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
11h - 18h
Location : House of Switzerland

One of the highlights is the 200 m² outdoor synthetic ice rink with a capacity of 50 people. The material does not melt in the heat and works without electricity or water. Visitors are able to borrow skating equipment on-site.

One of the highlights is the 200 m² outdoor synthetic ice rink with a capacity of 50 people. The material does not melt in the heat and works without electricity or water. Visitors are able to borrow skating equipment on-site.

Time is subject to change. 
Waiting in line (1 to 3 hours) is expected.
Tickets distribution ends between 2pm and 3pm
(depending on the number of people)
Duration at the ice rink: 15 min

Feuerring, a modern Swiss fire pit

Swiss Barbecue on the Feuerring

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
14h às 22h
Location : House of Switzerland

Swiss food is not only about cheese and chocolate! A unique opportunity for guests to enjoy a culinary journey to our iconic Swiss meals. One of the main culinary attractions are the three modern Swiss fire pits: the Feuerringe. The concept combines the Swiss tradition of barbecuing with the Brazilian churrasco. For both countries, the good company and sensory pleasures centred around the fire are fundamental. A good party needs good food! Our Swiss chef Chris Züger and his team will do his best to make it happen. His passion is to make Swiss recipes meet Brazilian traditions.

Swiss food is not only about cheese and chocolate! A unique opportunity for guests to enjoy a culinary journey to our iconic Swiss meals. One of the main culinary attractions are the three modern Swiss fire pits: the Feuerringe. The concept combines the Swiss tradition of barbecuing with the Brazilian churrasco. For both countries, the good company and sensory pleasures centred around the fire are fundamental. A good party needs good food! Our Swiss chef Chris Züger and his team will do his best to make it happen. His passion is to make Swiss recipes meet Brazilian traditions.

omega running

OMEGA Sprint track

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Sunday, September 18, 2016
15h - 16h
Location : House of Switzerland

For those who like to practise sports, on the Omega sprint track visitors are able to test their speed and sprint to the finish line on the 20-metre track, taking home a souvenir photo of the race and their time.

For those who like to practise sports, on the Omega sprint track visitors are able to test their speed and sprint to the finish line on the 20-metre track, taking home a souvenir photo of the race and their time.

Monday till Friday 

15h -16h

Time is subject to change. 
Waiting in line is expected.

Swiss-Brazilian soul and pop singer Marc Sway

Marc Sway

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Saturday, August 6, 2016
Location : House of Switzerland

Swiss-Brazilian soul and pop singer Marc Sway will for sure have everybody at the House of Switzerland dancing and singing. His groove certainly comes from his double culture. 50% Swiss, 50% Brazilian, 100% showman: he is a star in Switzerland. One week long, with his band and Brazilian guests, he will perform every evening. You know when he starts, never when he ends up.

Swiss-Brazilian soul and pop singer Marc Sway will for sure have everybody at the House of Switzerland dancing and singing. His groove certainly comes from his double culture. 50% Swiss, 50% Brazilian, 100% showman: he is a star in Switzerland. One week long, with his band and Brazilian guests, he will perform every evening. You know when he starts, never when he ends up.

Timetable : 

01/08      21:30 

02/08     20:00

03/08     21:00

04/08     20:00

05/08     18:00

06/08     20:30

Time is subject to change. 

“Orbital Choir” from the University of Music Lausanne

Orbital Choir

Monday, August 1, 2016 — Thursday, August 4, 2016
Location : House of Switzerland

The “Orbital Choir” from the University of Music Lausanne surprises the visitors twice a day with a completely new project specially created for this opening week: a mix of musical performance, mechanics and acrobats! This Swiss project also has Brazilians on board, within the acrobatic team.

The “Orbital Choir” from the University of Music Lausanne surprises the visitors twice a day with a completely new project specially created for this opening week: a mix of musical performance, mechanics and acrobats! This Swiss project also has Brazilians on board, within the acrobatic team.

Timetable :

01/08      19:15 - 19:45

02/08     18:00 - 18:30

03/08     18:00 - 18:30

04/08     18:00 - 18:30

Time is subject to change.