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How has the Covid-19 pandemic influenced today’s sounds and the current generation of Swiss musicians?
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The "Swiss Revolution" brought democracy to Switzerland. It was an uprising against the aristocracy – and the beginning of a long journey.
3 min
The annual amateur ski race on the mountain above the village of Evionnaz in southwest Switzerland is a moment of local pride and joy.
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The classic Lauberhorn downhill ski race has been a World Cup fixture since the race circuit started 55 years ago.
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The prehistoric past of the city of Lucerne is still largely unknown. However, the lake that surrounds it could yet harbour some clues.
4 min
Composers Tragtenberg and Scarassatti explain the process of inventing their musical sculptures made of burnt wood.
2 min
The composers Lívio Tragtenberg and Marco Scarassatti improvise on their freshly built instruments made of dead wood from the canton of Graubünden.
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Esther Eppstein, grande dame of the Zurich independent art scene, has won the Prix Meret Oppenheim 2021. Here she is in her own words.
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Nexpo curator explains the concept behind the project during the site visit in Mathon, canton Graubünden.
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Syrian-Kurdish-Swiss filmmaker Mano Khalil shares tough childhood memories and discusses his new film Neighbours at the Locarno Film Festival.
3 min
Director Stefan Jäger talks about his Monte Verità film, which premiered at the Locarno film festival this week.
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The Swiss are celebrating their National Day, not only here but in every country where Swiss people are now living and working.
2 min
Switzerland offered its good offices to arrange negotiations between Algerian and French delegations, which led to the end of the Algerian War.
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On August 4, 2021, the Locarno Film Festival opens for the 74th time. We'll be there to bring you insights and behind-the-scenes exclusives.
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The rupture of diplomatic ties between the US and Iran in the wake of the Iranian revolution led Switzerland to represent US interests in Iran.
7 min
Stretching over several decades, meetings in Geneva between American presidents and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, raised hopes of peace in the...
8 min
Castro flew to Geneva in 1998. His hopes to initiate ties with Clinton were dashed, but he left a lasting impression on the international community.
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The Israeli film “The Dead of Jaffa” is screening as part of Yesh! Film Festival in Zurich.
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When Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, it won’t be the first time the leaders of two superpowers hold a summit in the Swiss city.
8 min
The Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) is one of three European institutions cooperating with a university in China with ties to the military.
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