Two giant fondue caquelons can be found in the Saanenland, one on the Wispile and one in Schönried. Apparently the word has spread. Dr Charlotte Trümpler, curator at the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt, Germany, asked if they could have one for their current exhibition entitled "Picknick-Zeit".
After an intense double jubilee year for the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy, new forces and resources are being poured into the 2017 season. This year's program is also packed with surprises and highlights, as well as several news items that were announced at the annual general assembly.