An anniversary for all

A high for 2,000 years of Solothurn

Calendar of anniversary events

This year, Solothurn is pulling out all the stops, inviting guests from near and far to join in celebrating the 2,000 years since its founding. Cultural, historical and community events await! 

Anniversary activities of the city of Solothurn are postponed 
The restrictions resulting from the Corona pandemic also affect the celebrations for the 2000th anniversary of the city of Solothurn. After the first events had already had to be postponed, the organising committee decided to spread the festivities over two years.

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Exhibition Tips

The town festivals

Concerts and theatre performances

Lectures around the anniversary

Mayor of the city, Solothurn

Kurt Fluri

When the Roman sappers built the first bridge over the Aare around 20 AD, they certainly noticed the beautiful landscape at the foot of the Weissenstein. In these 2,000 years, a city has developed along the Aare, in the heart of which the various urban planning epochs are still very clearly visible. Embedded in a varied environment, our town has developed into a regional centre where it is very easy to live, work, learn, eat and drink and enjoy a wide range of cultural activities at a high level.

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