Multicultural and Cosmopolitan Switzerland News

Graubünden Car Free 1900-1925

Flugblatt der Autogegner, 1925. Sammlung Automobilklub Schweiz

There were 136 passenger cars in 1925, 24 000 in 1967, and around 115 000 cars for 200 000 inhabitants in the canton of Graubünden in 2020. The small number of cars in 1925 was due to the ban on vehicles from 1900 to 1925. Motorised traffic, ‘monster luxurius‘ or the ‘dubius vehicels‘ was strictly … Read more » “Graubünden Car Free 1900-1925”

Strength in diversity in Graubünden

La tiglia Pulenta/PolenttahütteSchons. Graubfünden.

Based on the Language Act (Sprachengesetz, Art. 22) and the Language Ordinance (Sprachenverordnung, Art. 18 and 25), the Confederation supports the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino in the preservation and promotion of the Romansh and Italian languages and culture. In 2018, the Confederation commissioned an evaluation to examine the financial support’s impact on the canton of … Read more » “Strength in diversity in Graubünden”

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”