List of the forseen cultural projects for 2017

Sunday, 01.01.2017 – Sunday, 31.12.2017

Concert; Theater; Conference; Event for Swiss nationals who live abroad; Exhibition ; Lecture; Literature; Movie

Location: Ukraine

Date List  

05 February

Concert of Silvio Wyler and Symphonic Orchestra “Golden Gate of Kyiv” (Austrian Music)

Different concerts in the framework of the project “Music of European Countries” during the year


Kyiv International Series Lectures

22 February

Concert of Mrs. Tamar Beraia in Kyiv National Philharmonic

2 March

Art project “Swiss Landscape. Contemporary Look” – Photo exhibition of the Swiss photographer Martina Bisaz in M17, Kyiv (later in Vinnytsya, Kharkiv, Odesa, Lviv)

13-15 March

Events on Direct Democracy and Media.

Places: Diplomatic Academy, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and Donetsk National University in Vinnytsya.


Workshop “Design Thinking” with Aurel Aebi, Swiss architect/designer and cofounder of Atelier oї sa

18-26 March

Week of French Language and Francophonie (Kyiv, Lviv, Rivne, Odessa, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Zaporizhia):

16 March

Concert of Tamar Beraia and Natia Beraia in Lviv Philharmonic

18 March

Concert of Tamar Beraia and Natia Beraia in Odessa Philharmonic

18-26 March

Theatrical Performance “François d’Assise” with Swiss Actor Robert Bouvier

Musical Piece “Port-Danube” with Swiss Actor Robert Bouvier and musicians Vadim Sher (piano) and Dimitri Artemenko (violin)

24-31 March

International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival DOCUDAYS UA

12 April

Concert dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Ukraine in the National Opera of Ukraine (“Inso-Lviv” Academic Symphony Orchestra with the Swiss conductor Gunhard Mattes, CH & UA opera singers)

1-3 April

Concert “Music Without Limits”, Dnipropetrovsk (Cellist Denis Severin)

3-6 April

Odesa Music Festival “We Will Be Together” organized by Iryna Bilyk (Swiss musician Mich Gebrer)


Symposium with discussion “Role of the Civil Society in the Prevention of Corruption in Ukraine: methods, perspectives and challenges”, Kyiv


Easter Assembly: concert of Tamar Beraia in the National Music Academy of Ukraine

17 May

Literature Festival INTERMEZZO in Vinnytsia (tbc)

17-21 May


International Book Festival ARSENAL, Swiss Focus on Swiss guests, books and translations


New Vision International Short Film Festival, 2 Swiss short films

End of May

Week of the Best Swiss films of the last 25 years in cooperation with Arthouse Traffic, discussion with a prominent Swiss film director

2-3 June

Architecture Festival CANactions (presentations of the Swiss architects and exhibition of Swiss contemporary architecture) / 10th Anniversary of the Festival


Children KinoFest (tbc)

10-11 June

O-Fest (International Music Festival) in the Kyiv National Academic Theatre of Operetta


25 June

Alfa Jazz Festival (Caryl Baker Quartet Feat with Chico Freeman), Lviv



Odessa International Film Festival (tbc)

1 August

National Day of Switzerland

1-4 September

Music Festival “Respublica”, Kamyanets-Podilskyi
(Swiss music band “Death by Chocolate”)


Poetry Festival Meridian Czernowitz, Swiss poets


Gogolfest (joint theatre performance of Swiss theatre Vidy-Lausanne and Ukrainian thetare DAKH) / 10th Anniversary of the Festival

September or November

Multi Media Exhibition by Christina Gfeller „Passing the City Through You“


Lviv Publisher Forum


3rd International Literature Festival, Odessa (tbc)


Week of Italian Language in the World: Concert of Swiss/Italian songwriter and singer Pippo POLLINA (Kyiv, Lviv)


Round-table on the internal migration


International Film Festival Molodist, tbc


International Animated Film Festival KROK


Forum on the topic “Swiss and Ukrainian Images”


Screening of the winners of the International New Vision Short Film Festival


Exhibition by Swiss photo journalist Niels Ackermann “Lost in Decommunisation”

2 December

Swiss stand at the IWCK Charity Bazaar