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20. October 2017

Changes in relation to the distribution of Tariff CT 1 and CT 2 collections

In the last few years, cable network providers switched their offerings from analogue to digital. In order to take these changes into consideration, the distribution of the collections arising from Tariffs CT 1 (cable networks), CT 2a (retransmitters) and CT 2b (IP based networks) was aligned. In item 5.5.1 of the distribution rules the calculation basis of the reference parameter “number of subscribers” was changed to “daily reach”. (Foto: Zeber /

18. September 2017

“Intuition and emotional effect are more important to me than inflexible concepts”

FONDATION SUISA awarded Balz Bachmann the Film Music Prize 2017 for his original compositions for Wilfried Meightry’s film documentary “Bis ans Ende der Träume” (Until the end of dreams). Guest author Markus Ganz in an interview with Balz Bachmann. (Photo: Patrick Hari)

14. September 2017

Composition in time and space

On Saturday, 23 September 2017, during the Basel Biennale Zeiträume (‘spaces in time’), which unifies new music and architecture, one female and three male composers will discuss at an open platform how their works are created. (Photo: Anna Katharina Scheidegger)

08. September 2017

Application process for the Schedler Music Songwriter Camp 2018 now open to SUISA members

For the sixth time now, Rudi Schedler Musikverlag GmbH is organising the international “Pop & Schlager Songwriter Camp” between 13 and 18 January 2018. SUISA members may submit their application for a place in the Schedler Music Songwriter Camp 2018 until 31 October 2017. (Photo: Ratko Photography)

13. August 2017

Toni Vescoli: A year full of vitality and anniversaries

Toni Vescoli was born on 18th July, 75 years ago. 55 years ago, on 19th September, the musician from Zurich founded the legendary beat music band Les Sauterelles. It is celebrating its anniversary with a tour that starts during the “Beatles week” in Liverpool. At the same time, Toni Vescoli continues to perform with his dialect projects “MacheWasiWill” (dowhatilike), “imDUO” and “Toni VESCOLI&Co”. (Foto: Kessler)


20. October 2017

Valid 2018 Tariffs

Tariff negotiations took place this year as well. As soon as a new tariff is approved by the Federal Arbitration Commission for copyright and neighbouring rights, we make it available here for downloading. At the beginning of the year, the new tariff will also be available from the Download Center and the relevant tariff page.

08. September 2017

SUISA members are committed to a strong public service

Around 1,500 composers, lyricists and publishers of music in Switzerland have committed to public service. In a resolution, the Swiss parliament emphasised the importance of the fee-financed TV and radio bill. The resolution was launched at the SUISA annual general meeting in June 2017. SUISA is the cooperative society for composers, lyricists and music publishers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.


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