Auguste Rodin revitalized modern sculpture by introducing into the notion of random and the accident. Accepting chance outcomes, he incorporated elements into his artistic approach that owed nothing to his own personnal initiative. The accident thus became the creative process...
- Basel Rheinfelden
- Lake Geneva Geneva, Lausanne, Vevey, Gryon
- Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein Braunwald, Unterwasser
- Graubünden Chur, Churwalden, Arosa, Fanas, St.Moritz, Laax-Cons
- Tessin Aurigeno
- Bern Bern, Langnau i. E.
- Bernese Oberland Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Gimmelwald
- Zurich Zurich, Winterthur,
- Valais Champéry, Brig/Rothwald
- Lucerne Wassen, Lucerne, Hospental, Schwyz
- Jura & three-lakes Biel
Geneva’s Music Festival offers more than 500 concerts during 3 days on more than 30 different outdoor venues spread throughout the city. There is something for everyone from actual music to classical musical. The concerts, dance shows, workshops, exhibitions and cinemas are free of charge.
Europe's largest lake sailing race is always a spectacular event with unpredictable hazards playing a decisive role.
The Baur Foundation is exhibiting for the first time the Japanese Buddhist textiles dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection consist of textiles used to cover altars in the temples. These cloths are evidence both of the religious beliefs of the time and of the skill of the Kyoto weavers.
Around thirty museums are taking part in the programme, offering visits, workshops, film screenings and many other activities to transport both young and not so young into an astonishing night-time world on Saturday and for a day rich in discoveries on the Sunday.
More than 30 sportive disciplines and 4000 young athletes will be present for the Geneva's Games.
Thsi exhibition explores, from a historical perspective, our culinary habits and the tradition of hospitality in Carouge which, in 1792, already contained 143 inns or other drinking establishments, to the great delight of the people of Geneva; a tradition that is more alive than ever.
Students and professors are together in a firework of concerts that will take the shape of a musical marathon: musical initiation’s students to pre-professionals, ensembles of children or confirmed bands, teachers playing with or for their students, choirs, chamber music, youngs soloists: free entry, emotions and discoveries granted!
The Tour de Romandie, a stage race for cyclists, was founded in 1947 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Swiss Cycling Union. The first edition of the Tour brought together 40 riders divided into ten teams. At the time, only 4 stages featured in the programme and the total distance covered was 755 kilometres!
Geneva will be the exceptional setting for the final stage, with an individual time trial around the big fountain on both shores of the Lake.
The Marathon offers a route of 42,195 km (26 miles) in the heart of Geneva. The course will take in both town and countryside, allowing the runners to admire the mind-blowing mountain landscapes, whilst discovering the beautiful sights of Geneva: The Jet d'eau (water fountain), the Flower Clock, the Mont Blanc bridge.