Projects & Activities

The international community actively participates in local life. It organizes and plays part in undertakings that promote cultural understanding and exchange between the international and the local communities.

Oct 21: Fernweh Festival (wanderlust festival)

Fernweh Festival

Discover interesting cultures, indulge your senses with fine tastes, vibrant colors and new impressions, and simply let yourself drift: Yes, wanderlust is in the air. You can travel around the world for three days in Bern!

Whether in restaurants, hotels and cultural venues, in parks, stores, museums or embassies: Throughout Bern pulsates the wanderlust heartbeat, brings the unique travel feeling here, and brings people again closer together.

Oct/Nov 21: Latin American Film Festival

Programme: 05.10-23.11.21

June 21: World Bicycle Day

On the occasion of World Bicycle Day on 3rd of June 2021, the Greening Embassies Network, the EU Delegation and the International Bern Welcome Desk organised an event to promote the environmental and health benefits of cycling, and to encourage smart mobility among the diplomatic and local communities.

World Bicycle Day

Spring 21: Grill and Chill

With its "Grill and Chill" campaign, Bern Welcome provides inspiration for springtime experiences – barbecues are one of them! We asked two embassies whose countries are known worldwide for their barbecue traditions to share a recipe: Argentina and the USA.

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