Urban Elements - SnowArt 18 | 19

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Via Maistra Pontresina from 20.12.2018 to February 2019

Opening: 20.12.18, 16.30 at the Hotel Walther

A tour of the magical art objects made of snow, this year on the Via Maistra. A competition of the 9 best teams from SWE, DEN, NED, GER, TUR, SUI to the main prize of HGV-Pontresina. With audience jury and student workshop.

admission free

Teams at work from Dec. 15, 2018

Ice Music concerts

Saturday, 29th Dec 2018, 8pm

New Year, 01.01. 2019, 5.30 pm

As a Swiss premiere, the Norwegian musician Terje Isungset lets his instruments sound out of ice. These are made for the concerts of natural ice. Before or after the show, we recommend a tour of the snow art competition on the Via Maistra.

in front of the Culture and Congress Center Pontresina

admission free


The glass palace in the Lej Languard

Friday, 15th February 2019

Rico Valär, Professor of Romansh Language and Culture, takes you on a journey into the world of fairy tales and legends of the Engadine. In addition lute sounds by Robert Grossmann.

Museum Alpin Pontresina

8.30 p.m.

Admission Fr. 15 .- / 8 .- *

Museum entrance free

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

"High up in the mountains, far from here, there lives a little boy like you." This is how one of the most well-known Swiss children's books by Selina Chönz and Alois Carigiet begins. An exciting and touching children's musical.

Culture and Convention Center Pontresina

5 p.m.

Admission Fr. 26 .- / Ad. Fr. 32.-


Long live the Chalandamarz

Friday, March 1st, 2019

The Bilingual Committee invites you to a traditional Chalandamarz Lunch. A social occasion with memories of school time, Chalandamarz tunes and typical dishes.

Hotel Post Pontresina

12:00 to 14:00

Engadine dishes and musical entertainment

Only with registration: info@hotelpost-pontresina.ch

World Film Day Pontresina

Friday, April 26, 2019

Globalization with a difference. A whole day with movies from unknown and misjudged worlds. In collaboration with the Weltladen and the Cinema Rex.

Cinema Rex Pontresina

Main films at 6 pm and 8.30 pm, in the breaks bar with music

Admission Fr. 15 .- / 8 .- *

The White Hell of Piz Palü

Friday, June 14, 2019

The mountain film drama of 1929 with Leni Riefenstahl made Pontresina and its mountains environments famous. Dr. Rainer Rother, director of the Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin and director of the retrospective of the Berlinale, reports on the shooting, shows contemporary documents and film excerpts.

Cinema Rex Pontresina

8.30 p.m.

Admission Fr. 15.- / 8 .- *

Art and crafts Pontresina

Exhibition, July 19 - Aug. 4

Opening: July 19, 6:00 pm

Encounter with local artists and their works. Artists (related to Pontresina) who would like to exhibit 3-4 works can contact the committee.

Daily 4 to 6 p.m.

admission free

Registrations to: cultura@pontresina.ch

Bernina Boys - The Revival

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019

The local dance music ensemble gives after 20 years an exclusive appearance. With their sound between charts, Schlager and Oberkrainer, the Bernina boys revive the legendary time of the forest festivals and dance evenings.

Culture and Convention Center Pontresina

8.30 p.m.

Admission Fr. 25.- / 15 .- *

Chestnut Festival

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

The Castagnata traditionally takes place at the Alp Nouva Morteratsch. Cozy get-together with music, song, food and drink.

Show dairy Morteratsch

from 5 p.m.

Chestnuts à discretion & specialities

Handicraft workshop for children

Fairytale and Story Festival Klapperlapapp

Sat./Sun., Oct. 5/6, 2019

Fairytale and story festival in the Taiswald. Dive into strange worlds, and all sorts of adventures and exploits. The best narrators of Switzerland on four enchanted stages.

Taiswald, Pontresina

10:00 to 16:00

Admission: from Fr. 18.-

with snake bread and magic potion


The fantastic world of butterflies in the Engadin

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

The butterfly researcher Jürg Schmid knows the hidden jewels of our unique habitat. His lecture introduces them with image and word into the mysterious world of these animals.

Sela culturela

8.30 p.m.

Admission Fr. 15.- / Fr. 8 .- *