Star studded wonderwall at GreenGO
Jasmine Wheatcroft, a Gstaad-based artist, is giving the graffiti wall a new coat of paint with a hyper-realistic painted collage. Instead of street art, the wall is now adorned with stars and starlets that have been partying at GreenGo nightclub over the years.
Saanenland has been a muse for countless creatives, from painters to photographers, writers to musicians. Its unique blend of natural and cultural elements and rich history has made it a popular destination for artists seeking inspiration and new perspectives. GstaadLife has looked at two new ...
Join the club - Soroptimists in Saanenland
Whether local or part-time resident in Saanenland, there are many clubs you can join; one such is celebrating their 10th anniversary – the local branch of the women’s club – the Soroptimists.
The new golden tokens from Seaman Schepps portray, amongst others, a skiing pug! Surely influenced by, and perhaps as an ode to, the cheeky pug at Huus called Charly.
Supporting children in need
The Cura Children’s Foundation is devoted to supporting and caring for children and families facing difficulties. Despite the prosperity of Swiss society, there are still children who are victims of abuse, children with disabilities, and homeless children who are in need of help. Three ...
25 years at the helm
A quarter of a century ago, the Gstaad Yacht Club (GYC) was founded with a unique vision: to create a global yacht club away from the waters rather than another local club by the waters. This idea captivated the ten founding members in 1998 and has since spread to over 400 members from over ...
Valentino - Brains, Beauty & Breeding
The legendary fashion designer and master couturier founded his eponymous fashion house in Rome in the late 1950s with his long-time business partner Giancarlo Giammetti. And has since established an illustrious career often associated with his signature colour, “Valentino Red”. In 1998, ...
The cello and other musical delights
The 23rd “Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad” music festival, ended on 4 February after nine days of intensive concerts, was all about the cello. The promotion of young musicians – is a central focus in the traditional concept of this winter music event – once again culminated in awarding of ...
Being close to customers in the digital age
Future cannot be predicted. It will be characterized by transformation, automation, standardization and digitization. The competitive advantage will remain with those companies that also focus on the personal needs of their clients and are familiar with more than just the digital world. In ...
The trail makers in the night!
It looks like muted ballet in the dark, something from a silent movie. The lights glide effortlessly, up and down the mountain, across the white mass in the all-enveloping darkness. Every night the same performance – it is the snow groomers, creators of the pristine trails we wake up to every ...
Mark Grotjahn's latest paintings, inspired by his experiences of ski touring in Colorado, are on display in a new exhibition presented by Gagosian. The show will feature the artist's unique approach to abstraction and his use of different motifs and techniques to explore colour, perspective, ...
Victoria Martin has launched a sweatshirt collection that showcases individuals with disabilities in a vibrant manner. Her brother is a key figure in this endeavor. “People with disabilities don’t always just walk around in sweatpants. They should feel beautiful,” says Victoria Martin, ...
Natural history features in modern interior design
Once destined for curio cabinet displays, today’s interior design magazines show beautifully preserved natural wonders taking pride of place on the other side of the glass. In line with the Green and circular economy trends, owning a fossil that is several million years old has become the ...
The Alpina Cup
TEN YEARS OF COMPETITIONS IN THE NAME OF FRIENDSHIP
Dangerously up and close!
In Chalet Naegeli in Gstaad you will see bull elephants making threatening gestures and roaring lions looking you straight in the eye – it’s not for the faint-hearted. A new photo exhibition of wild animals takes its cue from the work of Gstaad photography icon Jacques Naegeli.
In this final instalment of our mini tour of art galleries, we travel further along the valley to the Pays d’Enhaut. From Saanen we head towards Rougemont and turn right off the main road just before the Rougemont bypass. Following the back road down the hill, we wend our way towards the ...
GstaadLife No 2 | Editorial
A journey through art and nature
As we enter the month of love, the picturesque valley of Saanenland beckons us to indulge in its breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heri-tage. The winter wonderland that surrounds us is a canvas in itself, showcasing the magnificent artistry of nature. ...
Circumnavigating 7.5 times
In 2022, the rescue service of Spital STS AG was called out more than 7400 times and drove the equivalent of what is more than seven and a half times around the world.
The second last concert of the Gstaad New Year Music Festival offered a stage for young talents in the church of Lauenen. Bohdan Luts (violin) and Kim Bernard (piano) shared the concert evening and played works from Bach to Fritz Kreisler.
Last issue of the season
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