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Swiss writers supporting Sarajevo

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Swiss writers supporting Sarajevo

Press release by the Swiss German Centre titled Kulturbrücke nach Sarajevo (Cultural Bridge to Sarajevo), 14 February 1994, f. 1. This press release sought to gather 2,000 signatures to present to Flavio Cotti, member of the Federal Council (1986-99), in protest of the proposed partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sarajevo during the Yugoslav War. The Centre particularly mentions their intention to continue supporting the “cultural bridge” they have established with writers from Sarajevo during writing exchanges, and pledges their enthusiasm for the city to become European Capital of Culture.

Swiss writers supporting Sarajevo

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Escritores suizos apoyando a Sarajevo

Nota de prensa del Centro Suizo Alemán tituladaKulturbrücke nach Sarajevo (Puente cultural hacia Sarajevo), 14 Febrero 1994, f. 1. Esta nota de prensa aspiraba a recoger 2.000 firmas para presentarlas a Flavio Cotti, miembro del Consejo Federal (1986-99), como protesta en contra de la sugerida partición de Bosnia y Herzegovina y de Sarajevo durante la Guerra de Yugoslavia. El Centro menciona su voluntad de seguir apoyando el «puente cultural» que estableció con escritores de Sarajevo a través de intercambios de escritura y afirma el entusiasmo deribado de que la ciudad se convirtiera en Capital Europea de la Cultura.

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14/02/1994

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Swiss German Centre

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Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)

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