1 August is the Swiss National Day. On this day in 1291 the three Alpine cantons of Schwyz, Unterwalden and Uri concluded the oath of confederation that was later regarded as the foundation of Switzerland.
On this occasion the Embassy of Switzerland organsied a reception on 29 July 2011. The Ambassador of the Confederation, Ms. Regina Escher, delivered a speech. For the first time all members of the Bulgarian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce were invited to the event.