Oct 21: Fernweh Festival
Impressions of the Fernweh Festival, the participating embassies and cultural delegations
Oct/Nov 21: Latin American Film Festival
From October 5 to November 23, the 10th Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival took place in Bern.
June 21: World Bicycle Day
On the occasion of World Bicycle Day on 3rd of June 2021, the Greening Embassies Network, the EU Delegation and the International Bern Welcome Desk organised an event to promote the environmental and health benefits of cycling, and to encourage smart mobility among the diplomatic and local communities.
Spring 21: Grill and Chill
With its "Grill and Chill" campaign, Bern Welcome provides inspiration for springtime experiences – barbecues are one of them! We asked two embassies whose countries are known worldwide for their barbecue traditions to share a recipe: Argentina and the USA.
Chimichurri is a traditional Argentinian sauce that accompanies a good roast (asado). The Embassy of Argentina reveals the recipe that is easy to recreate! Take and mix: fresh garlic (8 cloves), fresh parsley (100g), dried oregano (1 tablespoon), dried bay leaves (2-4 leaves), ground hot ají chili (2 tablespoons), salt (to taste), ground pepper (1/2 tablespoon), sunflower oil (1/2 cup) and wine vinegar (1/4 cup). The chimichurri is served at room temperature over the grilled meat. Asado and chimichurri are, of course, accompanied by a good Argentinian wine.
USA: Ribs, watermelon and coleslaw salads with chili
The Ambassador's chef David Lindsay shows us in a video how he prepares the traditional pork ribs for the US National Day – also delicious on a warm Swiss spring day. Discover the classic ingredients he uses to cook the ribs, watermelon and zesty coleslaw salads with chili. Whether in Bern or Baton Rouge – enjoy your meal!
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