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Fête des Vignerons Massive Swiss wine festival to end up in the red

The latest Fête des Vignerons – a traditional winegrowers’ festival held roughly every 20 years in Vevey – will probably make a loss.

This content was published on September 14, 2019 12:41 PM

'Einstein on the Beach' in Geneva Swiss theatre gets high on Philip Glass and physics

The Grand Théâtre de Genève starts its 2019/20 season with Einstein on the Beach, the milestone Philip Glass/Robert Wilson opera. 

‘The Americans‘ Robert Frank, Swiss-American photographer and film-maker, dies

Swiss-American photographer Robert Frank has died at the age of 94. He came to public attention with his controversial book The Americans.

This content was published on September 10, 2019 4:19 PM

Film heritage Swiss Film Archive inaugurates research centre

The Swiss National Film Archives has inaugurated a modern new research and archive centre at Penthaz in western Switzerland. 

Visual diary - Locarno 2019 In Between Frames

The "visual diary" is a form developed by the late Jonas Mekas (1922-2019), deacon of experimental film-making and founder of the Anthology Film ...

Virtual Reality The machine to be us

We’ve known it for a while now, but the possibilities and popularity of virtual reality are growing, and they are growing fast.

Swiss wrestling Switzerland has its 2019 ‘schwingen king'

Christian Stucki has won the national championship title in Swiss wrestling, known as schwingen, making him the latest ‘schwingen king'.

This content was published on August 25, 2019 5:03 PM

History of a friendship The King of Tonga and the Swiss wrestling festival

There is a new Swiss wrestling king, but his victories will have been watched by a real king: Tupou VI of the Kingdom of Tonga.

Summer in the City Lake Zurich Theatre Festival celebrates 40 years

This year's Zürcher Theater Spektakel is the 40th edition of the annual stage festival. The programming has always built bridges between cultures ...