Multicultural and Cosmopolitan Switzerland News

Romansh Language Week

The slogan of the Romansh language week (Emna Rumantscha) is “Rumantsch: in ferm toc Svizra“, Romansh: an essential part of Switzerland. For more information about the Romansh language and culture: The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organising this event in cooperation with the Canton of Graubünden and the Romansh Radio and Television Broadcasting … Read more » “Romansh Language Week”

Chasa Editura Rumantscha

The foundation Pro Helvetia, the Canton of Graubünden and the Lia Rumantscha founded the Romansh publishing house Chasa Editura Rumantscha in 2010.   The publishing house focuses on fiction and books for children and young people. The company published more than 70 books from forty authors in a language area of around 60 000 Romansh … Read more » “Chasa Editura Rumantscha”

Basel, the Mirror of Europe

The city of Basel represents and confirms at micro level the identity of Switzerland. A crossroads and spring of rivers to the north and to the south of Europe, and of roads and mountain passes that connect Italy with Germany, the United Kingdom and the Low Countries. Basel experienced the Celtic tribe of the Rauraci, … Read more » “Basel, the Mirror of Europe”