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

Project network

In Southern Africa, Pro Helvetia works with a variety of festivals, venues, organisations and companies in executing tours, exhibitions and exchange projects.

See our Residency page for more information about partners for residencies and related collaborations.


Azgo Festival Maputo, Mozambique
Be re ne re Literary FestivalMaseru, Lesotho
Bushfire FestivalMalkerns, Swaziland
Cape Town International Jazz FestivalCape Town, South Africa
Dance Umbrella Johannesburg, South Africa
Edge of Wrong Cape Town/Johannesburg, South Africa
Festival of Urban ArtAntananarivo, Madagascar
Harare International Festival of the ArtsHarare, Zimbabwe
Infecting the City FestivalCape Town, South Africa
Institute for the Creative Arts/Live Arts FestivalCape Town, South Africa
Joy of Jazz Festival Johannesburg, South Africa
Kinani Festival Maputo, Mozambique
National Arts FestivalGrahamstown, South Africa
Unmute FestivalCape Town, South Africa)

Music Venues

Afrikan Freedom StationJohannesburg, South Africa
Center Cultur Franco MozambicainMaputo, Mozambique
Gil VicenteMaputo, Mozambique
King KongJohannesburg, South Africa
Niki's OasisNiki's Oasis
Teatro AvenidaMaputo, Mozambique
The OrbitJohannesburg, South Africa
The Rainbow LoungeDurban, South Africa

Art Fairs & Biennales

Africa Art FairCape Town, South Africa
Cape Town Art FairCape Town, South Africa
Joburg Art Fair Johannesburg, South Africa
Lubumbashi BiennaleLubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Training/Production/Collaboration organisations

AsikoLagos, Nigeria
John Muafangejo Art CentreWindhoek, Namibia
Keleketla!Johannesburg, South Africa
Market Photo WorkshopJohannesburg, South Africa
Market Theatre LaboratoryJohannesburg, South Africa
Modzi ArtsLusaka, Zambia
Nafasi Art SpaceDar es Salaam, Tanzania
Savanna TrustHarare, Zimbabwe
Twist TheatreDurban. South Africa
WazaLubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Funders/Support Agencies

Arts and Culture TrustSouth Africa
British CouncilVarious countries in the region
Business and Arts South AfricaSouth Africa
Culture FundZimbabwe
French InstituteVarious countries in the region
Goethe InstitutVarious countries in the region
National Arts CouncilSouth Africa
National Lotteries CommissionSouth Africa