December 2, 2022



Gansabhauet in Sursee: Another creepy Swiss tradition during which a dead goose is beheaded by a blindfolded ‘thug’, wearing a sun mask and a red cloak

Strange Sounds

November 13, 2022

The Sursee Gansabhauet takes place on Martin’s Day, November 11th, every year in front of the town hall in Sursee, canton of Lucerne, Switzerland.

During this ceremony, a blindfolded thug, wearing a sun mask and a red cloak, tries to behead a dead goose hanging on a wire rope with a saber blow.

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