«Gilihüsine» — Early form of Hornussen

Date
15.09.2019
Time
10:00 (Su)
Location
Bettmersee, Bettmeralp
Address info
Aletsch Arena AG
Furkastrasse 39
3983 Mörel-Filet
+41 27 928 58 58
info@aletscharena.ch www.aletscharena.ch

Gilihüsine – Revival of an ancient tradition

On beautiful Sunday afternoons in the olden days, the people of Bettmeralp and Betten would go up to Lake Bettmersee to have some fun. Here on the slightly sloping terrain below the lake, they played Gilihüsine – a primitive form of Hornussen – with great passion and enthusiasm. We want to revive this beautiful old tradition at Bettmeralp.

On Sunday, 15 September 2019, the 10th Gilihüsine Meet will take place on the field by Lake Bettmersee.

Whether expert or beginner, everyone is welcome to watch the traditional game, have a go themselves or even enter a team.


Programme

Saturday, 14 September 2019

2:00 – 5:00pm at the “Maria zum Schnee” Chapel  

Hornussen for all under the guidance of the Obergerlafingen Hornussen Association. There is also an opportunity to play Gilihüsine.

Sunday, 15 September 2019

10:00am at Lake Bettmersee

Information on the technique and evolution of Gilihüsine. Followed by a game to let everyone try it.

From 10:30am

Gilihüsine group games (max. 16 groups)

Hot and cold food available at the field.
Everyone is welcome to join us in reviving this ancient tradition.


Registration (participation is free)

Team of 6 persons

by Friday, 13 September 2019

Max. 16 groups


Recommended dress code

Historical dress

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