The Urban Design department at the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Delhi, was invited amongst 235 applicants to present their exhibition in Bern on the experiences of pandemic and wishes to promote “a new understanding of pubic and urban areas”. The findings and explorations of the students in the design studio at the SPA on “Emerging localities in the Covid/post Covid era: Towards Resilience and Sustenance” showcases more than 20 towns and cities spread around India.
“La semaine de la Francophonie”, week of the French language, claims its place at the heart of the cultural diversity. Switzerland’s participation will be in the form of screening of internationally acclaimed movie Tableau Noir.
Swiss aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are working towards their 2015 goal of becoming the first human beings to fly around the world in a solar-powered aircraft (HB-SIB). They intend to use this unique adventure to show that with a clear vision we can go beyond what is currently possible, and to campaign for a more sustainable use of resources. This approach is in line with Switzerland's commitment to using increasingly clean energy, which is why the Confederation has supported the project since it began.
On the occasion of the India Art Fair, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Indian and Bhutan, Dr. Linus von Castelmur, and his spouse, Madame Françoise Gardies, are hosting a late-night party at the Swiss Residence
Switzerland will participate at the Pune International Film Festival, which opens on 8th January 2015. This year the Swiss focus will be on four women directors who have looked at different aspects of human relationships and life.