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.

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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

This group exhibition, sponsored by Pontresina Cultura, shows the diversity of local art and acquaints you with the works of the 17 artists. You can expect a varied exhibition from the fields of painting, photography, sculpture, furniture and textile design, mixed media and art ceramics.

Daily 4 to 7 p.m.

admission free

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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

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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 .- *

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

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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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