The Huguenot community in Bern

This year marks 400 years since services in French were first held in Bern’s former Dominican church since then known as the French Church (l’église française de Berne). The anniversary looks back at the great waves of Huguenot emigration in the 17th century and the role of this French-speaking Protestant community in the city of … Read more » “The Huguenot community in Bern”

European Heritage Days

(Re)Discovering cultural heritage is the theme of the 30th European Heritage Days. A new online platform presents all events taking place in Switzerland on 9 and 10 September 2023. At the same time, the current theme shows how it is possible to preserve cultural heritage while making careful use of resources. Die Nationale Informationsstelle zum … Read more » “European Heritage Days”

Roman Festival Augusta Raurica

On the weekend of 26 and 27 August 2023, Augusta Raurica (Augst, Canton Basel-Landschaft) will host Switzerland’s most significant Roman festival for the 26th time. Visitors can buy Roman products at the Roman Market and learn more about Roman crafts. At that time, the market was an important location to see and to be seen, … Read more » “Roman Festival Augusta Raurica”