Switzerland: Local v. Popular Culture

Switzerland’s Culture

Folk Culture Pop Culture
Food* Swiss Cheese, Cheese Fondue Italian Cuisine (pasta and pizza), veal strips with mushrooms and cream sauce
Art/Music Yodeling, SRG SSR (Swiss Broadcasting Corporation) Pop, rock, country,
Clothing Smocks, silk aprons, blue canvas jackets Western clothes, dark and simple clothes
Shelter Wooden houses with shingled or tiled roofs and carved gables, mountain chalets. Apartments, brick or block houses
Technology Water treatment technology, Switzerland Space Agency iPhone,
Beliefs Baby names come from an official ‘approved list’ for Swiss residents to choose names considered normal in their culture, efficient and well-ordered society. Mostly Christian, perfectionism, and thriftiness
Swiss children in traditional Swiss clothing
Men in the Swiss Mountains with didgeridoos.
Traditional Swiss house
Swiss quiche
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