Cultural Programme

 

Are you interested in the cultural and communicative reality of Ticino? Register to visit the cantonal Television studios, the headquarters of the national sound archives, or the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre! Three different organizations which will show you some aspects of the local and regional cultural and communicative environment.

RADIOTELEVISIONE SVIZZERA ITALIANA

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana (RSI) is a Swiss public broadcasting organisation, part of SRG SSR. RSI handles production and broadcasting of radio and television programs in Italian for Switzerland.

TIMEACTIVITY
15:15Meeting at Palazzo dei Congressi dedicated desk.
15:30Departure and transfer with private bus.
16:00Arrival. Guided tour through the TV studios (sport, TG, Il Quotidiano, Patti Chiari/Falò, entertainment) and behind the scenes (Hair/makeup, scenery, tailor, direction).
Duration: 2 hours.
18:00Return to Palazzo dei Congressi with private bus.

Cost: 30 CHF/person.
Participants: min. 15 max. 25, if the number of participants exceed; possibility to organize two visits with two guides.
Included: English speaking guide, dedicated transfer from Palazzo dei Congressi and return.

FONOTECA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The Swiss National Sound Archives is the sound archive of Switzerland and is responsible for safeguarding the sound heritage of the country. Here are collected and catalogued audio documents, both in music and in spoken word, that have a relationship with the Swiss history and culture. For example: recordings of classical, rock, jazz, and folk music, audio books, tales, theatre plays, interviews, research documents (field recordings), or private collections.

TIME 1TIME 2ACTIVITY
09:1512:45Meeting at Palazzo dei Congressi at dedicated desk.
09:3013:00Departure and transfer with private bus.
10:0013:30Arrival. English guided tour of the Swiss National Sound Archives.
Duration: 1h30 - 2h.
12:0015:30Return to Palazzo dei Congressi with private bus.
12:3016:00Arrival. End of activity.

Cost: 35 CHF/person.
Participants: min. 15 max. 20.
Included: English speaking guide, dedicated transfer from Palazzo dei Congressi and return

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CENTRO SVIZZERO DI CALCOLO SCIENTIFICO

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Founded in 1991, CSCS, the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, develops and provides the key supercomputing capabilities required to solve important problems to science and/or society. The centre enables world-class research with a scientific user lab that is available to domestic and international researchers through a transparent, peer-reviewed allocation process. CSCS’s resources are open to academia, and are available as well to users from industry and the business sector. The centre is operated by ETH Zurich and is located in Lugano.

TIME 1TIME 2ACTIVITY
09:1513:00Meeting at Palazzo dei Congressi dedicated desk.
09:3013:15Departure and transfer with private bus.
10:00
13:45
Arrival. Presentation about the centre, its activities, what is a supercomputer, etc. Visit of the operations room with the computers.
Duration: 1h30.
11:3015:15Return to Palazzo dei Congressi with private bus.
12:0015:45End of activity.

Cost: 30 CHF/person.
Participants: min. 15 max. 40.
Included: English speaking guide, dedicated transfer from Palazzo dei Congressi and return.

Book - 31 October 2018

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