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Swiss Jazz in London

November is the time for London’s largest music festival, the EFG London Jazz Festival. No fewer than four Swiss groups are participating in this year’s festival. >>

Studio Residencies in China, India and South Africa

Pro Helvetia’s liaison offices in Shanghai, New Delhi and Johannesburg have launched a call for applications for three-month studio residencies in 2016. More >>

Rhaeto-Romanic Literature Meeting

«Dis da litteratura» is the main annual fixture for the Rhaeto-Romanic literature scene. The 24th edition opens in Domat/Ems on 7 November. More >>

Young Designers in Langenthal

Once every two years, on Designers’ Saturday, Langenthal becomes the Mecca of the architecture and design scene: a great opportunity for Pro Helvetia to present talented young Swiss designers, supported in the context of its promotion of aspiring artists. >>

«Call for Transmedia Projects»

A second «Call for Transmedia Projects» is announced: its goal is to promote new digital and interactive forms of narrative. More >>

Message on culture 2016–19

The Federal Council has opened the consultation procedure for the Message on culture 2016–19 today, which lays down goals, measures and funds, allocated to the cultural institutions of the Confederation. >>


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12 Swiss Books

Discover 12 newly published works of literature from all four linguistic regions, especially recommended for translation by Pro Helvetia. >>

jazz made in switzerland

The new compilation presents a sample of the contemporary top-notch Swiss jazz scene. Order it online >>

Promotion of aspiring photographers

Support for the launch of projects: the deadline for the applications is 1 September 2014. >>

Support for art spaces

The deadline for the applications is 1 September 2014. >>

Support for presentations at art fairs

The deadline for the applications is 1 September 2014. >>


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Swiss Made in Russia

Contemporary Cultural Exchanges 2013-2015


Architecture Biennale in Venice 2014



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