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Friday, 20. July 2018

Creative teamwork at SUISA’s 2018 Songwriting Camp | plus video

SUISA organised the second edition of its Songwriting Camp in cooperation with Pele Loriano Productions. Like the premiere last year the camp again took place at the Powerplay Studios in Maur. A total of 36 musicians from eight different countries attended the three-day event in June 2018, creating 19 pop songs in a wide range of musical styles. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Monday, 25. June 2018

Distribution Regulations: Decision of the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property

The Federal Institute for Intellectual Property has approved the following amendments of SUISA's Distribution Regulations:To notice

Thursday, 21. June 2018

Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg (IKF)

FONDATION SUISA and the Swiss arts council Pro Helvetia are providing the Swiss joint stand SWISS MUSIC as a platform for the Swiss music professionals at the next Internationale Kulturbörse, taking place in Freiburg im Breisgau from 20 to 23 January 2019. If you would like to propose a music act for the official showcase programm at IKF, you will have time to do so by 30 June 2018. Swiss joint stand SWISS MUSIC closing date registration: 10 October 2018 (catalog entry).To notice

Monday, 11. June 2018

Strong together

22 June 2018: it’s that time of the year again. As a member of the Cooperative Society SUISA entitled to vote you will be able to decide on the future of your copyright society and to take stock with respect to the past business year at the General Assembly in the Bierhüebli in Bern. (Photo: Juerg Isler, isler-fotografie.ch)To notice

Friday, 08. June 2018

Open for a new things at the Festival Murten Classics

On Saturday 25 August 2018, the Festival Murten Classics and SUISA extend an invitation to immerse yourself into the world of contemporary music for one day. Three concerts with works by 13 composers of various generations, origins and aesthetics will be performed. The supporting programme will provide the audience with a possibility to learn more about being ‘on the way’ in today’s musical environment or to talk about the new compositions. (Photo: Suzie Maeder)To notice

Thursday, 07. June 2018

Why SUISA members should also consider joining SWISSPERFORM

Composers and lyricists who are SUISA members and are also active as artists and/or producers and whose performances are broadcast by Swiss or foreign radio and TV channels are entitled to receive a remuneration from SWISSPERFORM. For all those authors-composers-artists/producers, a membership with SWISSPERFORM is thus a necessary addition to their SUISA affiliation in order to safeguard their rights and the full remuneration they are entitled to. (Photo: Tabea Hüberli)To notice

Wednesday, 06. June 2018

Exploitation rights in the EU and review of SUISA’s Articles of Association

Liechtenstein has been – other than Switzerland – a member of the European Economic Area since 1995 and must, as such, accept a major proportion of the European Union legal provisions. What do EU exploitation rights have to do with the revision of the SUISA Articles of Association? (Photo: CISAC / Iris Haidau)To notice

Tuesday, 05. June 2018

Copyright law revision: work starts in the parliamentary committees

On 22 November 2017, the Federal Council presented its Message on the revision of the Federal Copyright Act (FCA), and referred the copyright bill (FCA-B) to the two houses of Parliament. The bill reflects the compromise reached by the AGUR12 II working group at the beginning of March 2017. Parliament has started working on the bill, and SUISA was invited to present its point of view on 12 April 2018 at a hearing organised by the Science, Education and Culture Committee of the National Council. SUISA also had the opportunity to state its views before the Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council, first in writing and then orally on 18 May 2018. (Photo: Simon Zenger / Shutterstock.com)To notice

Monday, 04. June 2018

Swiss creations at Festival Archipel

By placing four Swiss composers in the limelight on Wednesday 21 March 2018, Festival Archipel demonstrated that Swiss composers are still very present in contemporary music. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Friday, 01. June 2018

New support strategy: “We want to look ahead”

FONDATION SUISA reinforces its activities regarding the support of music in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein: Each year, four music projects shall be launched under the motto “Get Going!”, and every other year, a bigger amount shall be allocated to works under the slogan “Carte Blanche”. (Photo: Alberto Andrei Rosu / Shutterstock.com)To notice

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