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Salon du livre in Geneva

La place suisse showcases the variety of Swiss literature during the Salon du livre et de la presse in Geneva, from 27 April to 1 May 2016. Find out more >>

jazzahead! 2016

Switzerland is the partner country of jazzahead! 2016. The biggest jazz fair in Europe will open its doors this Thursday. Discover the Swiss programme  >>

Utopia and Love in Ascona

The fourth edition of the «Eventi letterari Monte Verità» takes place from 14 – 17 April in Ascona. Under the moniker of «Utopia e amore», there will be readings, music and dance at the festival. More information >>

Swiss Pavilion in Venice

The 15th edition of the Architecture Biennale in Venice will commence on 28 May. Architect Christian Kerez is set to design the Swiss exhibition with the interdisciplinary project «Incidental Space». More information here >>

Crowdfunding in culture

Crowdfunding, becomes more and more important for the Swiss cultural scene. A new study has examined these new possibilities of collaboration among private and public sponsors. >>


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Swiss Arts Selection

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Crowdfunding in culture

A new study examines the significance of crowdfunding for the Swiss cultural scene >>

12 Swiss Books

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


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Kulturelle Vielfalt

With its initiative, Pro Helvetia encourages and strengthens the regional cultural offer.

Swiss Made in Russia

Contemporary Cultural Exchanges 2013-2016


Architecture Biennale di Venezia 2016



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