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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.

22.04.2016
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Call for Cahiers d‘Artistes

With its «Cahiers», Pro Helvetia enables Swiss artists in the visual arts field to publish a first monograph. Application deadline: 17 April 2016.

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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.

08.04.2016
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«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.

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Start of the «¿Creative Villages?» programme

The programme ¿Creative Villages? aims at promoting exchange between artists and the local community. This new project is conducted by the Ecole cantonale d’art du Valais and the municipality of Leytron.

01.04.2016
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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.

18.03.2016
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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.

Allgemein

Days of Arabic Literature

The Literaturhaus Zurich has invited authors, translators and publishers from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon und Tunisia, together with their Swiss counterparts, to take part in the Days of Arabic Literature from 26 to 28 February 2016.

18.02.2016
Allgemein

Call for applications

The Rijksakademie in Amsterdam calls for applications for their 2017 residencies. Pro Helvetia supports promising Swiss talents in their application.

15.02.2016
Allgemein

Support for the Swiss book

More international awareness of Swiss books: Pro Helvetia has launched a new support tool for the promotion of Swiss books abroad.

09.02.2016
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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.

27.01.2016
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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.