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Swiss Culture in Japan

The calendar is published regularly as a PDF and summarizes events in the country. The focus is on cultural events related to Switzerland.

Sakae Stünzi Foundation

The Sakae Stünzi Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organisation, according to Swiss law. The Embassy of Switzerland in Japan functions as its secretariat.

Patronage/Nominal Support by Embassy of Switzerland

While the Embassy of Switzerland cannot in most cases provide financial support for Swiss-related projects or events, we do provide patronage/nominal support (Japanese: “Koen”) for projects or events with a clear connection to Switzerland.

Dada 100th Anniversary

One February evening in 1916, Cabaret Voltaire was born in Zurich with a primal scream that still resonates today: «Dada, Dada, Dada». Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp, Hugo Ball, Emmy Hennings, Marcel Janco, Sophie Taeuber and Richard Huelsenbeck roared, danced, sang and stomped «Dada».