Cultural exchanges between Switzerland and Russia

Article, 22.12.2021

Despite the pandemic, cultural exchange between Switzerland and Russia was quite intense in the second half of the year. It has always been our privilege to contribute to this exchange.

Overall, we have assisted 30 Swiss artists and experts to obtain their Russian visas. 

We are proud to name the following institutions as our partners of this year: 

• Pobeda Cultural Center in Novosibirsk

• Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I. Tchaikovsky

• DOM KINO Cinema in Krasnoyarsk

• Yeltsin Center in Yekaterinburg

• Moscow State Tretyakov Gallery

• House-Museum of Alexander Herzen in Moscow

• MOSKINO Cinemas

• The “DE BONI ARTE” Charitable Foundation

• shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival (Moscow edition)

• Zaryadye Hall in Moscow

The highlights of the second half of the 2021 include but are not limited to:

• Film festival "Bruno Ganz Retrospective. Part 2" in Moscow

• Concert by Swiss organist Jean-Christophe Geiser at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary

• Swiss Cultural Days in Krasnoyarsk

• Swiss Cultural Days Novosibirsk

• Project «Swiss classics: Dürrenmatt and Frisch» at MOSKINO Cinemas

• Swiss cinema program at the Short Film Festival SHNIT’21

• Exhibition «Max Frisch. Terra Incognita» in Moscow, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg

Our plans will continue next year and above all, we are now planning Swiss cultural days in Kazan and a film festival dedicated to the theme "Sustainable City" in Moscow and Russian regions.