Before we begin the near-daily blogging from Basel I thought it a good time to list all the Tattoo performance groups (as of press time). 

The performers at the 2012 Basel Tattoo are:

  • Ailsa Craig Highland Dancers, Scotland
    Band of Flutes and Drums and the Drill Team of the Royal Life Guards, Denmark
    Basel Tattoo Choir, Switzerland
    Basel Tattoo Garde, Switzerland
    Central Band of the Ministry of Defence, Russia
    Conscript Band, Switzerland
    Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces, Finland
    Drill Team of the Presidential Regiment, Russia
    Lochiel Marching Drill Team, New Zealand
    Meiden High School Band, Japan
    Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes and Drums, U.S.A.
    New Zealand Army Band, New Zealand
    Presidential Band, Russia
    Swiss Army Strings and Rhythm Section, Switzerland
    Top Secret Drum Corps, Switzerland
  • Massed Pipes and Drums:
    102 REME Pipes & Drums, England
    Auckland Police Pipe Band, New Zealand
    Christchurch City Pipes and Drums, New Zealand
    Drums and Pipes of the Aberdeen Universities’ Officers Training Corps, Scotland
    Pipes & Drums of the Royal Air Force, Scotland
    Pipes & Drums of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Scotland
    Stuart Highland Pipe Band, U.S.A.
    Swiss Highlanders, Switzerland
    Transvaal Scottish Pipes & Drums, South Africa

Wetter-Basel-1251_1341508505And what you have all been waiting for…a live webcam from the Basel Tattoo!

Well, at the moment the web-cam takes a photo once every 10 minutes, but hopefully it will actually be a video feed starting next week.

-George March, Fifer/MCV Webmaster

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