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Friday, 17. July 2020

Report of the task force of the SUISA Board of Directors – end of June 2020

In April 2020, SUISA’s Board of Directors set up a working group to respond as quickly as possible to the negative financial impact of the Covid-19 crisis on SUISA and to identify cost-saving measures together with the Executive Committee. (Photo: Yuttapon Busu / Shutterstock.com)To notice

Friday, 17. July 2020

Corona budget up to the end of May has been met

For the second time, the Board of Directors had to hold its regular meetings as video conferences due to corona. Of course, the financial situation due to the pandemic was also the most important topic at these meetings. (Photo: Bartolomiej Pietrzyk / Shutterstock.com)To notice

Wednesday, 17. June 2020

Distribution Rules: Decision of the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property

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

Wednesday, 08. July 2020

Suisseculture explains how artists can get support

In addition to SUISA's aid measures, musicians can also benefit from a number of other financial assistance measures. In a short animated film, Suisseculture explains how artists can get help during the coronavirus crisis.To notice

Wednesday, 01. July 2020

SUISA's General Meeting approves emergency support fund for authors and publishers of music in Switzerland and Liech-tenstein

SUISA supports its members, the authors and publishers of music in Switzerland and Liechten-stein, with an emergency support fund of CHF 1.5 million. SUISA's General Meeting approved this support plan in a voting procedure which was carried out in writing. In addition, Swiss yo-deller, singer, composer and publisher Melanie Oesch was elected to the SUISA Board by the SUISA members entitled to participate in the voting procedure.To notice

Tuesday, 30. June 2020

SUISA General Meeting: Emergency fund for authors and publishers approved

SUISAʼs General Meeting approved the emergency fund for composers, lyricists and publishers of music in the amount of CHF 1.5 million. In addition, Swiss yodeller, singer, composer and publisher Melanie Oesch was elected to the SUISA Board. For the first time in SUISAʼs history, the General Meeting was held in written form due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year. (Photo: Nina Müller)To notice

Monday, 29. June 2020

«Get Going!» goes into the third round

«Get Going!» enables new perspectives: The idea of «Get Going!» is based on the philosophy of «making it possible». «Get Going!» consist of a start-up financing. Four such contributions of CHF 25 000.- each per year are advertised. (Photos: zVg)To notice

Friday, 26. June 2020

Willy Viteka, the successful music publisher and music producer has passed away

Willy Viteka, an entrepreneur who made a significant contribution to the Swiss music industry as a classical producer-music publisher, passed away on 19 May 2020. Obituary by Stephan F. Peterer. (Photo: zVg)To notice

Wednesday, 24. June 2020

“The crisis feels a little like being in a rehab clinic to me”

During the corona crisis, via its project “Music for Tomorrow”, SUISA is providing a platform for some members to report on their work and the challenges they are facing during this period. This time round, the Valaisian musician and songwriter Tanya Barany tells us why she hopes that people in this crisis have focussed their awareness of things like care, appreciation, solidarity or reflection and exclusively performs her song “Cotton Clouds”. (Photo: screen shot video Tanya Barany)To notice

Tuesday, 23. June 2020

Night of Light: SUISA is committed to the event and culture industries

On Monday, 22 June 2020, from 10 pm to midnight, buildings throughout Switzerland were bathed in red light. The occasion was the “Night of Light”. The aim of this action was to draw the attention of the general public to the fact that many organisers and cultural operators are in a precarious situation due to the Corona crisis. SUISA also took part in this campaign and had its headquarters in Zurich illuminated in red. (Photo: screen shot video Nina Müller)To notice

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