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.

Foulards with the Gwand 2022 theme ‹Bollywood› by the artist André Wilhelm at the Gwand Bazar (only during the festival)

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. Tasty offerings from near and far are waiting to still the the visitors’ appetite.

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 The market, the food and beverage stalls, the Faircustomer Village and the Vietnam Corner open · Goto > The festival starts the day.

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 Brief 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

17:45 Greeting address by Lucerne City Councillor Franziska Bitzi

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 · Hairstyling: Vincenzo Style & Gossip · Makeup: Marguerites Make Up School

18:45 Presentation: Sustainability. Water. Innovation. Followed by panel discussion: Eco impact of making and washing clothes 8

19:30 Poetry Slam by Luna Vock

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

22:00 Festival closes

Friday 02 September 2022

10:00 The market, the food and beverage stalls, the Faircustomer Village and the Vietnam Corner open · Goto > The festival starts the day.

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 Clothing Loop: Two bags of women’s clothes circulate. Those who bring a dress can exchange it with one from one of the bags 9

12:45 13:30 Movie of the Ethical Fashion Festival from Los Angeles presents sustainable fashion brands.

14:20 14:30 The Ambassador of Viet Nam 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 18.00 Pavillon: Lancierung Clothing Loop Switzerland 9

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 10 · Makeup: Marguerites Make Up School

20:00 DJ Laslow on the pavilion’s stage

22:00 Festival closes

Saturday 03 September 2022

10:00 The market, the food and beverage stalls, the Faircustomer Village and the Vietnam Corner open · Goto > The festival starts the day.

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 Presentation on Climate Fresk: Group role play on how to achieve the climate goals.

11:00 Focus on the stinging nettle: Presentation on a new fibre for textiles. Followed by: Development of new textile fibres in Vietnam.

11:00 12:00 Yoga with Luisa Rossi. Meeting point: Festival area, green at the entrance of the Hotel National · CHF 15.00 (will be donated to the WfW ((Water for Water)) campaign) · registration link

11:45 Dinie van den Heuvel previews her upcoming book, a guide to a sustainable fashion industry 11

12:15 Discussion panel: sustainability in the supply chain with new, rediscovered and recycled fibres and raw materials, and how to raise kids’ awareness for sustainable fashion.

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

15:45 15:50 The Representative of the Embassy of Viet Nam in Switzerland: Welcome remarks.

15:50 16:30 Performance of Son Long Quyen Thuat · Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts

16:45 17:30 Fashion show with Vietnamese Ao Dai clothes by Vietnamese designers using materials from Vietnam (La Pham, Bao Minh Textile) · Hairstyling: Vicenzo Style & Gossip

17:30 Beginning of workshop preparation of Vietnamese food 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.

19:00 DJ Maelle in the pavilion

20:00 DJ Definition (Hive Audio) on stage

22:00 Festival closes

23:00 End Gwand After Party hosted by Pista at Molo Keller 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

Download Programme PDF (in German) · Note: Only the online programme is up-to-date on a daily basis
Programme subject to change · 1 Each time at 11:00 a 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 Experience reports from social businesses at Gwand · 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 Presentation by Florian Strasser (MD & Chairman GWF MessSysteme AG) · Panel discussion with Nicole Thier ( Head Marketing Schulthess) and Luisa Rossi (stylist), among others. · 9 Goal of the Clothing Loop project: GreenUp wants to set up clothing circles throughout the country in which people continuously exchange clothes with each other. · 10 The fashion agency HANIMANNS supports fashion creators and producers in Africa to manufacture locally and then to sell on the European market. · 11 The author is co-founder of the children’s fashion label Infantium Victoria  ·  Back to the programme from: Thursday Friday Saturday

Schulthess Sustainable Fashion Design Challenge Winners 2022: 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 Rebekka Sommerhalder (Managing Owner Gloor Switzerland).

RRREVOLVE Go Fair Award Winner 2022: 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.

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Visual Programme Gwand 2022Download Programme PDF (in German) · Note: Only the online programme is up-to-date on a daily basis

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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André Wilhelm · Andrea Orlando Hofer · Carlina Clavout · Chantal Kaufmann · Cornelia Wilhelm · Cyrill Heusser · Dani Ineichen, Multireflex · Dario Crimaudo, Pista · Diane Pernet · Diana Hofmann · Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft der Stadt Luzern · Gonzo Martins Rawport · Gion Pirovino, Bild+Ton Luzern · Guido Meier · Hortense und Alfred Baumgartner · Hubert Lüscher · Irene Huber Stoppa · Iwan Bühler · Isabelle Scheuber, Blumenfrau · Jasmin Fuchs, Schulthess · · Jeremy Bryan, Beglinger+Bryan · Jonas Beglinger, Beglinger+Bryan · Katia-Annemarie Block, Skin Apart · Leonie Arnold · Lilia Glanzmann, HSLU Design und Kunst · Luna Vock · Lorenz Waser · Lothar Ratzmer · Lukas Oehen, Bild+Ton · Martin Wiedmer, HSLU Design und Kunst · Marco Schmidiger, Modul AG · Marco Castellanetta · Margrit Schüpbach & Ernest Roth, The Tourist · Marina Spadafora, Fashion Revolution Italia · Nicole Thier, Schulthess · Patrick Beffa · Peter Weber, ALI-Fonds Stadt Luzern · Ralf Dubach, Multireflex · Rachel Isenschmid, Empower Woman Asia · Roli Mummenthaler, Stadtpfütze · Roman Wolf, Rawport · Rosmarie Amacher · Sanna Huwiler · Sandra Mirella Sapigni · Sara Sozzani Maino, Deputy Editor in Chief Vogue Italia · Simone Palmers · Stephan Vock · Sybille Imfeld · Sylvie Brechtbühl · Tania Schellenberg, Faircustomer · Thomi Fischer · Till Brechtbühl · Lorenz Waser · Vincenzo D’Adamo, Style & Gossip · Marguerites MakeUp School · Stephanie Jeg Make-Up


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