Multicultural and Cosmopolitan Switzerland News

Pavillon Le Corbusier Reopens

Zürich, Pavillon le Corbusier, 1967. Photo/Foto: TES.

The Pavillon Le Corbusier on Lake Zurich is considered an architectural jewel. The idea for the building was initiated in 1961 by gallery owner Heidi Weber (1928), who supervised its completion in 1967, after the sudden death of Le Corbusier (1885-1966). Heidi was not only impressed by his architecture, but also by his many other … Read more » “Pavillon Le Corbusier Reopens”

The Arctic and Identities

Le Chateau de Valagin, La pointe de l'iceberg. Photo/Foto: TES.

In the canton of Neuchâtel (the town of Neuchtâtel, La Chaud-de-Fonds, Le Locle, Fleurier, Valagin, Valagin, Val-de-Ruz and Val-de-Travers), the organisation Le Printemps culturel organises more than 80 events, conferences, exhibitions, art and music performances, films, lectures, programmes for children and families and other events to explore themes related to the inhabitants and the climate … Read more » “The Arctic and Identities”

History of a Great Festival

Photo: ©Fête des Vignerons. Credit Bashiba digital kingdom.

The Fête des Vignerons (Unesco World Heritage) is a tradition that has been handed down from generation to generation since the 18th century in the canton of Vaud in a region that stretches from Pully to Lavey near Valais. It all started in the 17th century. Vevey, which is located on the main European trade … Read more » “History of a Great Festival”