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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 ...

Gamescom Home affairs minister helps kick off gaming fair

Alain Berset says he has gone to an international games fair because computer and video games are an important form of culture.

This content was published on August 20, 2019 11:52 AM

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72nd Locarno Film Festival The Grand Hotel Locarno – where it all began

Asleep for 15 years, the majestic Grande Albergo Locarno has briefly opened its doors to offer a glimpse of Festival history.

Golden Leopard Locarno Film Festival declared overwhelming success

The organisers of the Locarno Film Festival have declared the 72nd edition of the long-running event a complete success. Some 157,500 people ...

This content was published on August 18, 2019 3:23 PM

Locarno Film Festival Vitalina Varela scoops Golden Leopard film award

“Vitalina Varela” by Portuguese director Pedro Costa won the Golden Leopard prize for the best movie at the Locarno Film Festival in southern ...

This content was published on August 17, 2019 6:07 PM

Saint-Exupéry ‘Little Prince’ sketches found in Swiss house

A treasure trove of sketches from the French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who wrote The Little Prince, have been found in a house in Winterthur.

This content was published on August 15, 2019 4:58 PM

Contemporary art Thomas Hirschhorn’s sprawling monument to his Swiss hero

Why has Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn built a sprawling wooden art installation in honour of Biel writer Robert Walser outside a local train station?

Winegrowers’ festival Fête des Vignerons: see you in 20 years!

The Fête des Vignerons – Vevey’s once-in-a-generation winegrowers’ festival – ended on Sunday in spectacular style.

French film legend Alain Delon recovers in Switzerland after stroke

Legendary French actor Alain Delon is recovering in a Swiss clinic after suffering a stroke and a small brain haemorrhage several weeks ago.

This content was published on August 8, 2019 8:08 PM