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L'Escalade, or Fête de l'Escalade (from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls) is an annual festival held in December in Geneva, Switzerland, celebrating the defeat of the surprise attack by troops sent by Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy during the night of 11–12 December 1602. The celebrations and other commemorative activities are usually held on 12 December or the closest weekend. The next weekend of celebration and remembrance will take place in the Geneva's old town on December 7th, 8th and 9th, 2012.'Escalade



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Taken on December 7, 2012