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Home services Businesses reach out to people at home

While most businesses have temporarily shut down, others are starting up or finding new ways to reach the public in their homes. 

'A ship will not come' Swiss sailors’ amateur films inspire Zurich art show

Curators in Zurich used archive film footage of the Swiss merchant marine to explore current issues related to the sea.

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Covid-19 impact How the crisis reveals cultural divide between Swiss language regions

Switzerland’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the ‘Röstigraben’ – the imaginary cultural and social divide between language regions.

Jewish art Museum pays compensation for Glaser art collection

Basel’s Fine Arts Museum has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to the heirs of Jewish art collector Curt Glaser as compensation for acquiring ...

This content was published on March 27, 2020 1:00 PM

Covid-19 Coronavirus brings existential threat to Swiss press, despite more readers

The Swiss media has seen a spike in readership and audiences due to the coronavirus pandemic, but at the same, revenues from advertisers have shrunk.

This content was published on March 27, 2020 12:14 PM

Covid-19 Swiss artists keep up morale despite devastating pandemic

Four leading names of the Swiss cultural scene explain the impact of coronavirus on the institutions they run and on social life in general.

Moving pictures Kosovan filmmakers focus on brighter future

Filmmakers in the Balkan state of Kosovo are helping to inspire and empower people, and that’s why Switzerland is supporting them.

Covid-19 Swiss army prepares to deploy to help coronavirus response

Switzerland’s militia army is getting ready to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected over 1,500 people nationwide. 

This content was published on March 15, 2020 2:58 PM

Covid-19 solidarity  Volunteers open doors to cross-border health workers

Many people in the Ticino region have opened their homes to cross-border health workers from neighbouring Italy.

Swiss photography René Burri – Explosions of Sight

An exhibition of René Burri's more explorative work showcases the Swiss photojournalist’s obsession with pushing the boundaries of photography.

Pop culture For Eurovision, Swiss enter first French song in a decade

Switzerland has selected Fribourg singer Gjon’s Tears to perform “Répondez-moi” [Answer me] at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC).

This content was published on March 4, 2020 4:43 PM

Coronavirus Hundreds gather for Basel carnival despite ban

Though the Swiss government has banned major events because of the coronavirus, several hundred people met in Basel on Monday morning.

This content was published on March 2, 2020 8:46 AM