Two years ago, the international short film festival "Gstaad-Film" took a break for a strategic rethink after the jubilee edition in Great Britain and Ireland. Next year the festival’s top prize, the “Golden Cow”, will be awarded in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Wall paintings discovered in the semi basement of a farmhouse in Gsteig depict William Tell shooting an apple off his son’s head. The paintings date to 1642, 100 years before Friedrich von Schiller popularised the folk story in his eponymous play.
Since its founding in 1957, one of the Menuhin Festival’s main tenets has been to foster and promote the talent of exceptional young artists. A concert conducted by the Gstaad Conducting Academy left the audience electrified and excited about the future of classical music.
The municipality of Saanen is being forced to disclose the tax data of several wealthy residents requested by Bernese SP (Social Democrat)-National Councillor Margret Kiener Nellen, the Federal Court in Lausanne has decided.