* Vaccination Certificate is required after September 13 *
If you are vaccinated but do not have a 'Certificat Covid' (Pass sanitaire), here is how you can obtain your certificate : LINK
You will need it to visit exhibits, museums and restaurants.
Welcome Back ICL September Monthly
Thursday, September 16 12h30
Our traditional Welcome Back gathering, after the summer break, will be held in Lausanne at the Brasserie Montbenon, formerly known as the Casino. The building was recently modernized with great care and respect for the art deco style of the place.
We will have first a welcome drink outside in the garden, fair weather permitting. Lunch will be served later inside the brasserie where we will have one or two tables just for ourselves. As the restaurant limits groups to 20, we must apply a first-
The menu is 38 francs, not including beverages. There is an entrée of mesclun salad, a good choice of meats, fish or vegetarian followed by a choice of three desserts. You decide on the day and at the table your choice for the main dish and the dessert. Menu
Venue : Brasserie Montbenon, Allée Ernest Ansermet 3, 1003 Lausanne (beside de Palais de Justice) Map
Date / Time : Thursday, September 16 at 12:30
Deadline : Monday, September 13
Cost : CHF 38 lunch plus your personal consumption
Apéritif : ICL invites everyone for a welcome drink in the garden
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org or Alicia 021 617 96 73 (leave message)
We will visit a most unknown place situated just opposite to the well-
It is an underground powerplant that produces electricity from water stored 900 m higher up at Lac de Hongrin. One of the halls is bigger than the Cathedral of Lausanne. But this is not all … on this visit you will have a chance to discover more of this unusual place. After the visit we will have time to stop for coffee or tea.
Date : Wednesday, October 20 afternoon
Cost : Visit is free
Alaska for beginners
Planned is to have a presentation on Alaska by FASC speakers Annemarie Koelliker and her husband. They use dual projectors and digital sound tracks to make their presentation as realistic as possible.
Only the future will tell whether reunions of twenty persons are again possible by the end of April. But information will be sent out ahead of time, all depends on restrictions at the moment. We all have learned to be flexible and live with information on short notice.
Deadline : to be announced
Cost : 30.-
(On the waiting list)
From North Korea with love by Chris Wegelin
This November event was cancelled due du corona restrictions
If possible, it will be presented in autumn 2021
Chris will present a picture tour and some insights into controversial North Korea, named the ‘Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’, a country that is criticized and isolated economically by western powers for its unyielding dictatorship.
The presentation is a non-
The picture tour will take you North, East, West and South. Every day the two discovered new places, saw a new country-
Cost : SFr 25.00 (includes drink and snack) Sfr 30.00 for non-
New Year Brunch 2021
Sunday, January 31, 2021 Cancelled
At Tom Café at the Olympic Museum.
We absolutely want to have soon a get-
But TOM Café will serve us a menu with various choices. The final menu can only be communicated to us on Friday before the weekend.
To give you an idea, here are two menus they proposed in the past MENU-
Signing up : Mark the event in your agenda. During January an update on the covid restrictions will be announced. We will then let you know on the state of the event.
Meeting will be at noon and cost is 45 Sfr
Saturday, December 5 19:00 Cancelled
Restaurant du Port, 1009 Pully
NOTICE: Due to the actual pandemic situation, the restaurants remained closed on December 5. For this reason our Christmas Dinner had to be cancelled.
Below what you missed
This year’s Christmas party is to be celebrated jointly, like last year, between ICL & English Speaking/Anglo-
As usual, please bring along a nicely wrapped present for Santa’s sack (something around CHF 10 will be fine) so that everybody receives a gift. We’ve assured Santa that if his sack is too heavy we will gladly provide an elf or two to help. Rudolph, always trying to find a way of eating his dinner with us and not outside in the cold/rain/snow with all the other reindeer!!
At popular demand there will be the least challenging Christmas quiz ever ;-
June 16 : Visit Musée Forel
June 30 : Closing Lunch
September : Welcome Back Event