Calendar

Sep
22
Sat
«Walter Bosshard / Robert Capa – Wettlauf um China» – Photo Exhibition @ Fotostiftung Schweiz
Sep 22 2018 – Feb 10 2019 all-day

The Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation for Photography) presents historical photographic material by photojournalists Walter Bosshard and Robert Capa from the 1930s in China.

Dec
8
Sat
Exhibition of films by Wang Bing @ Kunsthalle Zürich
Dec 8 2018 – Feb 3 2019 all-day
Exhibition of films by Wang Bing @ Kunsthalle Zürich | Zürich | Zürich | Switzerland

Wang Bing is one of the most important contemporary documentary filmmakers. He is known for his epic films dedicated to the world of work and everyday life including its constraints and opportunities.

At Kunsthalle Zürich, Bing will be presenting two films: Mrs. Fang, (Golden Leopard 2017) and Man with No Name. Both films focus on a single individual and that person’s fragile physicality. Both films are shown at Kunsthalle Zürich in alternating sequence twice a day.

On 8th December the artist will be present for an artist talk.

Dec
13
Thu
Next Stop Nirvana – Exhibition @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 13 2018 – Mar 31 2019 all-day
Next Stop Nirvana - Exhibition @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Dec
19
Wed
Next Stop Nirvana – Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 19 @ 18:30
Next Stop Nirvana - Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Dec
21
Fri
Next Stop Nirvana – Personal Encounters @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 21 @ 15:00
Next Stop Nirvana - Personal Encounters @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Dec
23
Sun
Next Stop Nirvana – Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 23 @ 11:00
Next Stop Nirvana - Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Dec
28
Fri
Next Stop Nirvana – Personal Encounters @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 28 @ 15:00
Next Stop Nirvana - Personal Encounters @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Dec
30
Sun
Next Stop Nirvana – Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg
Dec 30 @ 11:00
Next Stop Nirvana - Public Guided Tour @ Museum Rietberg

Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism
Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions that a major exhibition at the Museum Rietberg addresses.
Artworks from China, Japan, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia tell of the beginnings of Buddhism in India and its spread across the world, including Switzerland. Select experts and practising Buddhists introduce viewers to key concepts of Buddhism and explain terms such as nirvana, karma, and compassion. Discovery tours for different age groups, a short ABC of Buddhism, as well as playful interventions allow visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating and intricate universe of this religion.

Jan
10
Thu
«Chinarchy» – Exhibition @ Photobastei
Jan 10 – Mar 3 all-day
«Chinarchy» - Exhibition @ Photobastei

CHINARCHY is a flashback to the Chinese underground of the years 2004-2008. The focus is on punks who completely refuse the unrestrained gold-rush atmosphere in their own country and act like precious jewels on the black market with copy CDs of western bands.

Organised by EYENEX Martina Strul http://www.eyenex.ch
Jan
26
Sat
Das Grosse Chinesische Neujahrskonzert @ KKL Luzern
Jan 26 @ 19:30 – 21:45
Das Grosse Chinesische Neujahrskonzert @ KKL Luzern | Luzern | Luzern | Switzerland
The Suzhou Chinese Orchestra welcomes you to the Year of the Pig with the “Great Chinese New Year’s Concert”. Year after year the orchestra brings traditional Chinese music to the stages of the world. In the concert moderation, the peculiarities of the traditional instruments such as Erhu or Pipa are presented and the background of the orchestral pieces and the sung texts are explained.
After annual concert tours since 1998, the Great Chinese New Year’s Concert has not only developed an exemplary musical tradition but has also contributed to the recognition of Chinese music as an essential part of the global music heritage. The Great Chinese New Year’s Concert is now one of the most successful concert formats worldwide. Every year at the time of the Chinese Spring Festival, renowned Chinese orchestras present samples of the rich local music tradition to a cosmopolitan audience.
Jan
27
Sun
«Fighting New Year Monsters» – Fairy Tale Concert 音樂會: 鬥年獸 @ Mimos
Jan 27 @ 14:15 – 15:30
«Fighting New Year Monsters» - Fairy Tale Concert 音樂會: 鬥年獸 @ Mimos

Fairytale concert for families with children over 3 years old (told in Swiss German and Chinese). Go there to get to know the origin of the lunar new year.