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Antonia Schmidlin, HISTORIA | Photo: Daniel Steiner
Antonia Schmidlin, HISTORIA | Photo: Daniel Steiner

For the first time in the Swiss history competition, works in five different languages were submitted in the current competition on the topic "Youth on the Move". Reason enough for Antonia Schmidlin of the management team to present her perspective on linguistic diversity at the award ceremony on 18 May 2019 in Zurich.

Swiss History Competition winners and tutor 2019 | Photo: Daniel Steiner
Swiss History Competition winners and tutor 2019 | Photo: Daniel Steiner

The ninth award ceremony of the Swiss National History Competition took place on 18 May 2019 at the National Museum in Zurich. Due to the high standard of the submissions, the jury decided to award three first, second and third prizes this year.

Swiss history competition poster 2017 | Photo: HISTORIA
Swiss history competition poster 2017 | Photo: HISTORIA

The new topic of the Swiss History Competition 2017-2019 is "Historical Investigation / Youth on the Move". Young people between the age of 14 and 21 are invited to hand in papers in German, French or Italian.

Winners of Swiss history competition 2017 | Photo: HISTORIA
Winners of Swiss history competition 2017 | Photo: HISTORIA

The award ceremony of the Swiss History Competition 2015-2017 took place on 20 May 2017 in the National Museum Zurich. The topic of the competition was "Being different". About ninety people attended the ceremony which was enriched by two young musicians who played the violin and the cello.