Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch


FlexFab | Research Trip

FlexFab is the moniker of Swiss electronic music producer Pablo Fernandez. FlexFab’s production fuses subtle elements with intense sound creating a brand of bass music that is as engaging as it is innovative. With a strong visual identity and captivating live performance, FlexFab has won numerous awards including Best Electronic Category at M4Music and Best …

Professional Exchange

Swiss and regional professionals head to Accra for Music in Africa ACCES

Swiss, SADC and Sub-Saharan music industry professionals are headed to Music in Africa’s 3rd Annual Conference for Collaborations, Exchanges and Showcases (ACCES) in Ghana from 28-30 November 2019. ACCES is a pan-African music event held in a different African country each year, bringing together influential music industry players from across the globe to exchange ideas, …


Sarah Elena Müller & Orakle Ngoy | Research Trips

Swiss musician Sarah Elena Müller and Congolese slammer Orakle Ngoy met at the international PUNCH Agathe Project in Münster (DE). The two musicians were inspired by each other’s stage performance and set about developing plans to work together. In December 2019 Sarah spent three weeks in Kinshasa on a research trip to participate in the …


Dorine Mokha

Congolese choreographer and dancer Dorine Mokha will be on residency at Kaserne Basel, Switzerland, in December 2019 to complete the final piece in an autobiographical trilogy of works. Over the course of this year, Dorine has developed the work at Regional Mobility Partner Studios Kabako in Kisangani, who together with Kaserne Basel, are co-producing the …


Jul Dillier

The group Alpine Connection was founded in 2018 in Switzerland during a residency of Mozambican musician Matchume Zango. The musical gathering between Matchume Zango (Timbila, percussion, vocals), Jul Dillier (piano, accordion), Matthias Abächerli (bass, violin), Chris Norz (drums, percussion) combined traditional Chopi music with European jazz and folk elements to form an eclectic and global …

Professional Exchange

True Story Award

ANNOUNCEMENT Pro Helvetia Johannesburg is supporting the attendance of three writers from Africa at the True Story Award and public Reports Festival in Bern, Switzerland from 31 August to 2 September 2019. The True Story Award is the first global journalism prize. Its aim is to make reporters’ voices known beyond the borders of their …


Alessandro Schiattarella

Alessandro Schiattarella was born in Napoli, Italy. He graduated in 2000 from the Rudra Béjart School, Lausanne. During the next 15 years, he worked with several internationally renowned dance companies. His last creations ALTROVE  (AEROWAVES TWENTY17’s selection),TELL ME WHERE IT IS, STRANO and ONE AT A TIME, focuses on the theme of disability under an autobiographical, …


FLEE Project

Flee Art Residency: Creating bridges between East African and Swiss music producers FLEE is a Swiss cultural engineering platform dedicated to the documentation and enhancement of hybrid cultures. Functioning as a record label, publishing house and exhibition organiser, it was founded by Alan Marzo, Olivier Duport and Carl Åhnebrink. The platform released its first multimedia …