This exhibition is a tribute to the Swiss artist’s Alice Boner (1889 - 1981) promotion of cultural knowledge and understanding between the East and the West. Her encounter with Uday Shankar, and her commitment for his dance troupe gave her life the crucial twist. She settled in Varanasi and contributed significantly to the worldwide sensitization and understanding of India’s art history. In 1974, she received the Padma Bhushan from the President of India, Shri V. V. Giri, for her outstanding contributions.
During a candid chat about work, life, language, society and migration, cross border movement and much more, Swiss author Dorothee Elmiger reads from her latest novel. She received for this novel the Swiss Literature Award 2015 by the Federal office of Culture. Translation to come out soon.
The Embassy of Switzerland in India, Apeejay School of Management & Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication in collaboration with Dwarka Collective present the film “The Swallow”, followed by an interaction with film maker Mano Khalil.
Location: Apeejay School of Management, Institutional Area, Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi.
On occasion of the Italian Language Week Celebrations 2017, the Embassy of Switzerland in India, the Bikaner House New Delhi and the Blind Relief Association New Delhi present 'Music in the Dark' with Sandro Schneebeli & Max Pizio. Duration: 60 min.
On the occasion of the State Visit of the President of the Swiss Confederation H.E. Mrs. Doris Leuthard in India, the Embassy of Switzerland officially launches the “70 Years of Swiss-Indian Friendship” initiative with a Friendship Reception. At the Swiss residence President Leuthard honors five Swiss-Indian Friendship Ambassadors for contributing innovative ideas in their fields, and for strengthening the Swiss-Indian relationship. The Friendship Reception marks the beginning of a series of events to commemorate the Swiss-Indian Friendship Treaty signed on August 14, 1948.
Location: Embassy of Switzerland, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
On occasion of 70 Years of Swiss Indian Friendship 2017-2018, the Embassy of Switzerland in partnership with Oxford Bookstore organizes Swiss programs and activities, featuring films, expert talks, book readings and story-telling. The objective is to promote people to people interaction, sparking off ideas and dialogues between citizens of our countries.
Location: Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Starting on the Friendship Day in India, the Embassy of Switzerland is organizing a Photo contest on its Facebook page. Send your photo to participate in our #SwissIndianFriendship photo contest and stand a chance to win a set of Swiss gifts and an invitation to our official launch of the initiative “70 Years of Swiss –Indian Friendship” at the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi.
Join us for ScienceComm’17 India, an initiative by swissnex India in partnership with Foundation Science et Cité and NIAS, to engage in easier and more interesting ways of science communication from Swiss and Indian knowledge leaders. If you’re a student, a researcher, an educator, a science writer or a citizen science enthusiast, this comprehensive conference will enable you to communicate your scientific ideas, findings and researches in simple but effective ways from here on!
Presented in the framework of 70 Years of Swiss-Indian Friendship anniversary celebrations.
Location: National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore - 560012
With the integration of the Swiss Business Hub and Switzerland Tourism, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai reopens as a comprehensive Swiss platform for diplomacy, trade & investment, cultural exchange and tourism promotion. The grand opening of the new state-of-the-art offices takes place on 26th May 2017 with guided tours through the new premises at Nariman Point. The celebrations continue in the evening at the Trident Hotel with a grand reception.