Gwand 2022 Lucerne Sustainable Festival · Under the star of sustainability · at the lakeside · 1–3 September · Guest country Vietnam · 2 Awards

The 13th Gwand Festival takes place at the end of summer 2022 in Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland. It is about experiencing and passing on sustainability in all areas of life such as fashion, nutrition, living and mobility. Right on the lakeside at the music pavilion, with fine entertainment and fine foods and drinks. Free entrance.

Market & Catering Buy, eat and drink sustainable

Market: Discover and buy sustainable products and innovations. New, good and beautiful things from many different areas under the open sky. Food and drink: For the well-being is taken care of. Organic and as locally as possible prepared and produced food and beverage is waiting to satisfy the visitors’ hunger and thirst.

Entertainment Attractions · Party

A colourful bouquet of performances, exhibitions, demonstrations and events by Gwand and its partners will take place during the festival. And don’t miss the Gwand Party by Pista!

Panels · Workshops · Misc New sustainable know-how

Panels: Discussions on different aspects around sustainability. Workshops: Getting to know how to make your life more sustainable, for example with DIY upcyclings. Innovations: Learn about the latest sustainable inventions and features.

Thursday 01 September 2022

10:00 Market opening, food and beverage stalls open

10:00 22:00 Walk and talk on the culture of sharing 1 · New sustainable fibres and materials exhibition 2 · Climate parcours 3 · Innovative fibres parcours 4 · Achieving climate goals with Climate Fresk group role play 5

12:00 Lunch talk on the pavilion stage: Social businesses for sustainable, fair and effective development cooperation 6

17:10 Digital welcome address by former Miss Switzerland Dominique Rinderknecht with her sustainable label Hueregeil in the pavilion

17:15 Short media information at the music pavilion

17:30 18:30 Zero waste in everyday life: Zero waste tour through the Neustadt district of Lucerne 7

18:00 Pre-launch on the pavilion stage of Shareitt in Switzerland, a platform and app that radically reimagines sharing and exchanging.

18:15 18.45 Music pavilion: Presentation of the winners of the Schulthess Sustainable Fashion Design Challenge. Followed by a small fashion show. Afterwards presentation of the winner of the RRREVOLVE Go Fair Award. Moderation: Luisa Rossi

18:45 Eco impact of making and washing clothes. Nicole Thier ( head of marketing Schulthess), Luisa Rossi (stylist) and others will discuss this on the pavilion stage.

20:00 DJ Lifore will perform on the pavilion stage.

22:00 Festival closes

Friday 02 September 2022

10:00 Market opens, food and beverage stalls open

10:00 22:00 Walk and talk on the culture of sharing 1 · New sustainable fibres and materials exhibition 2 · Climate parcours 3 · Innovative fibres parcours 4 · Achieving climate goals with Climate Fresk group role play 5

10:00 16:00 Launch of the Clothing Loop in Switzerland. Two bags of women’s clothes circulate. Those who bring a dress can exchange it with one from one of the bags 8

14:15 14:30 Vietnam’s Ambassador Phung The Long opens the Vietnam Days at Gwand.

14:30 15:00 Overview of economic relations between Vietnam and Switzerland with a focus on sustainable growth (Asia-Switzerland Chamber of Commerce) and on the Vietnamese market and its opportunities. (Vietnamese Trade Counsellor)

15:15 16:00 Discussion panel: Circular economy at the heart of sustainable development and the SDGs (in English – under the patronage of the Embassy of Vietnam).

17:00 Music pavilion: Fashion performance by the artist André Willhelm Tagonura (design) with Social Fabric, Zurich and the musician Tobi Joi.

17:30 18:30 Zero waste in everyday life: Zero waste tour through the Neustadt district of Lucerne 7

18:00 18:45 Roundtable discussion on rethinking the economy: new business models, circular economy, slow living and sharing, second life for products (in English).

19:15 20:15 Trunk show by HANIMANNS: One hour best of African fashion and music with DJ Steloolive from Ghana and the fashion collections of Larry Jay, Atto Tetteh, Kente Gentlemen, Siko and many more 9

20:00 DJ Laslow on the pavilion’s stage

22:00 Festival closes

Saturday 03 September 2022

10:00 Market opens, food and beverage stalls open

10:00 22:00 Walk and talk on the culture of sharing 1 · New sustainable fibres and materials exhibition 2 · Climate parcours 3 · Innovative fibres parcours 4 · Achieving climate goals with Climate Fresk group role play 5

12:30 16:00 Walk-in Closet Switzerland: Clothes swap at the Hotel Schweizerhof. Clothes can be brought from 12:00.

15:15 15:30 Ambassador of Vietnam Phung The Long: Opening speech on Vietnam’s Independence Day.

16:10 16:30 Presentation of Vietnamese material art (VoVina group)

16:45 17:30 Fashion show with Vietnamese Ao Dai by Vietnamese designers using materials from Vietnam (La Pham, Sanborne)

17:30 Beginning of Vietnamese meals and workshops at the Vietnam Corner

18:00 Pavilion: Interviews with Vietnamese fashion designers and producers on issues such as sustainable production, fair labour conditions, status of women.

22:00 Festival closes

23:00 End Gwand After Party hosted by Pista at Molo Bar in Lucerne · There are no limits to fashion! · Minimal, deep tech, melodic techno, progressive techno · Tickets are strictly limited, at the evening box office only · from 21 years on

Note: Programme subject to change. Specifications: 1 Hourly walk and talk at the lake on the culture of sharing. Meeting point: Shareitt stand · 2 Exhibition on sustainable new fibers and materials with guided tour (rami, weganol, nettle, hemp, pineapple, oranges, bacteria, mushrooms, etc.) · 3 Climate parcours: organic cotton, washing, drying, clothing exchange and upcycling for a climate·friendly lifestyle. Start at Faircustomer · 4 Innovative fibers parcours: from pineapple leather, bamboo, tencell to weganool. Launch at Faircustomer · 5 Climate Fresk role play shows groups how to achieve climate goals. Group registration via betreat.ch. · 6 Panel talk on the topics of fashion and peace, fair trade as well as cooperation with refugees, tribes and communities with experience reports from these social businesses: Chimuk, Real Time Trust, Ranja Kinge, I Love Syria, Son Kol · 7 The Zero waste tour shows possibilities and businesses for everyday shopping with less waste. Meeting point: between Migros and Coop at Winkelriedstrasse 58, Lucerne · 8 Goal of the Closing Loop project: GreenUp wants to set up clothing circles throughout the country in which people continuously exchange clothes with each other. · 9 The fashion agency HANIMANNS supports fashion creators and producers in Africa to manufacture locally and then to sell on the European market. Find out more at the HANIMANNS stand  ·  Back to the programme from: Thursday Friday Saturday

Schulthess Sustainable Fashion Design Challenge Winners: Livia Naef · Dalga Swimwear · L&E Studio

During Gwand 2022 Lucerne, Livia Naef, Dalga Swimwear and L&E Studio will present and sell their sustainable collections in the Schulthess Pop-Up Laundry Container. The three designers for the Schulthess Sustainable Fashion Design Challenge were chosen in advance by a jury consisting of Suzanna Vock (Head Gwand), stylist Luisa Rossi, Nicole Thier (Head of Marketing Schulthess Maschinen AG), Tania Schellenberg (Managing Director Faircustomer and Gwand Associate), Malena Ruder (Editorial Director Magazin Z of the NZZ), Sebastian Lanz (Founder and Managing Director RRREVOLVE) and Rebakka Sommerhalder (Managing Owner Gloor Switzerland).

RRREVOLVE Go Fair Award Winner: mer*fille by Paola de Michiel

The fair fashion store RRREVOLVE supports the sustainable fashion label mer*fille by Paola de Michiel with its RRREVOLVE Go Fair Award. At the RRREVOLVE stand, mer*fille can exhibit and sell. In addition, the label will have the opportunity to present and sell for one month in a prominent exhibition space in the RRREVOLVE store on Zollstrasse in Zurich. In this way, RRREVOLVE wants to promote and support sustainable Swiss fashion designers on their way.

The Tourist Hotel Partner hotel

The Tourist Hotel, Gwand’s partner hotel, is located in the historic old town of Lucerne, directly on the river ‹Reuss› with a view of Mount Pilatus. As only a limited number of rooms are available, it is advantageous to book as soon as possible. Contact details: The Tourist Hotel Lucerne, St.-Karli-Quai 12, 6004 Lucerne, Switzerland, phone +41 41 410 24 74, mail info@thetouristhotel.ch

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