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Asia-related events in Switzerland

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January 2017

  • Jan 9, Zurich: Shinnenkai 2017. Japanese New Year Celebration hosted by the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce. More information
  • Jan 12, in cinemas: «The Salesman», Iranian-French drama, directed by Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi. More information
  • Jan 19, Zurich: Exhibition opening «13 Welten von Schwarz und Weiss», works by Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii and her students at Galerie Claudia Geiser. More information
  • Jan 21, Zurich: Special Guest Concert by The Afghan Women's Orchestra at Tonhalle Zürich. More information & tickets
  • Jan 21, Zurich: «Miss Hokusai», Japanese anime film at Kino Xenix. More information
  • Jan 23, Berne: Lecture: «Chinas Schulen – Abbild der Gesellschaft?», organized by the Swiss-Chinese Association. More information
  • Jan 23, Zurich: Lecture: «Myanmar: Zauber eines goldenen Landes» at Volkshaus. More information and other locations
  • Jan 27, Lucerne: Das grosse chinesische Neujahrskonzert at the KKL. More information
  • Jan 27, Zurich: Sake-Vortrag, organised by Alternativ Kino. More information
  • Jan 28, Geneva: «Raviolis Party» à l'occasion du Nouvel An chinois at Museum Ariana. More information
  • Jan 28, Basel: Workshop on Asian New Year traditions «Putzen Sie das Glück nicht weg, wenn es zu Neujahr ins Haus kommt» at Museum der Kulturen in Basel. More information
  • Jan 30, Zurich: NextGen CH: “Growing your career and business: Using Gamification and Crowdsourcing”, event by the Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce. More information

February 2017

  • Feb 3 – 5, Zurich: 3 Day Course on Global Culture and Politics in the Urban Age at the ZHDK. More information
  • Feb 6 and 26, Zurich: «The Longest Way» – 4646 Kilometer zu Fuss durch China. A presentation by Christoph Rehage. More informations and other locations
  • Feb 8, Zurich: «Turning cross-cultural complexity into high-performance vitality», event by the Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce. More information
  • Feb 12, Lucerne: China Erlebnistag at Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne. More information
  • Feb 21, Zurich: «Impulse: The 4th Industrial Revolution in Japan», organized by the Swiss Japanese Chamber of Commerce. More information
  • Feb 22 – May 31, Zurich: Institute colloquium: «Routes and Paths: Knowledge Transfer in Asian Art» at the University of Zurich. More information

March 2017

  • Mar 6, Zurich: Seminar on the Japanese Economy & Finance, organizied by the Japanese Embassy. More information

April 2017

  • Apr 15, Lucerne: Dechen & ZKO Züricher Kammerorchester at the KKL Lucerne. More information


  • Sep 17, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017, Winterthur: Jungjin Lee - Echo. Exhibition at the Fotomuseum Winterthur. More information
  • Sep 28, 2016 – Feb 26, 2017, Geneva: «Jewels of the distant east» at Fondation Bauer in Geneva. More information
  • Oct 21, 2016 - Mar 26, 2017, Basel: «mustergültig - Globale Spuren in der lokalen Ikat-Mode» at Museum der Kulturen Basel. More information
  • Nov 11, 2016 – Apr 2, 2017, Geneva: «Fang Lijun – Espaces interdits» at Museum Ariana in Geneva. More informations
  • Nov 17, 2016 – Feb 12, 2017, Zurich: «Mondlicht fällt in meine Studierstube – Dokumente aus Suzhou, 1937–2016» at Johann Jacobs Museum. More information
  • Nov 18, 2016 – Jan 28, 2017, Lucerne: Hu Qingyan «空壳 Hollow Husk» at Galerie Urs Meile. More information
  • Nov 25, 2016 – Apr 23, 2017, Zurich: «S(e)oul Food» photo exhibition at the Völkerkundemuseum in Zurich. More information
  • Nov 29, 2016 - Jan 21, 2017, Zurich: «The Contemporary Chinese Masters» at Galerie Thalberg. More information
  • Dec 9, 2016 - Feb, 5, 2017, Zurich: «Eine Begegnung von Kunst aus China und der Schweiz» at the Helmhaus Zurich. More information
  • Jan 14 – Feb 3 2017, Berne: Tran Phuc Duyen (1923-1993) «Laques» at Raumschau – Plattform Junkern. More information