Our Offices & Partners Abroad


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.


World Virtual Reality Forum

From 6 to 8 May, Crans-Montana sees the first edition of the «World Virtual Reality Forum». It offers insights into virtual reality technology as well as talks and panel discussions.


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.


Swiss presence in Milan

Switzerland will be present at the XXI Triennale di Milano under the moniker «Cosmopolitan Switzerland». Consisting of four events from 11 April onwards, the Swiss contribution will provide insights into multidisciplinary design.


High priority jazz promotion

Swiss bands schnellertollermeier and The Great Harry Hillmann will benefit of a three-year grant to enhance their presence on the international scene.


Swiss whodunnits in Lyon

The 12th edition of the Festival «Quais du Polar» in Lyon, running from 1 to 3 April, will focus on francophone literature. Swiss crime novels will be represented by four authors of the French-speaking part of Switzerland.


«Swiss Window in Asia»

From Shanghai to Beijing, passing through Hong Kong and Macao, six artists of the Swiss contemporary arts scene are currently on tour in China as part of the «Swiss Window in Asia» program.


Arab Literature Days

From 26 to 28 February, exponents of the Arab literary scene will discuss their visions and experiences between newly found freedom and growing constrictions.


Traditions in images

The state of Fribourg launches the project «Living traditions in images: innovate, share, link» that allows everybody to document living traditions from a contemporary perspective.


The latest issue of Passages is out!

This issue focuses on 75 years of arts and culture in Switzerland and features contemporary artists such as Giovanni Orelli, Christian Marclay, La Ribot, Valentina Vuksic and Nadja Räss.


Swiss games on the rise

Swiss games are able to look back on a very successful year. Pro Helvetia continues to support game studios financially and helps enhancing their international presence.